Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA

92 KOA Campground Road

Cherokee, NC 28719

Reserve: 800-562-7784

Info: 828-497-9711

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Campground Reviews

Apr 05, 2014
Appear to be making more improvements. We loved the location of the cabin. We'll be back.
Apr 04, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
Always have a great time at Cherokee KOA. It was our 4th trip. We are bringing our whole family the first of June for a long weekend of fun.
Apr 03, 2014
Stayed in a deluxe cabin at KOA in Cherokee, NC the first week in APRIL. The desk staff were friendley, cabin could have been cleaner inside and out, but overall a good stay.
Apr 03, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
Many amenities to choose from to stay right on site. Bathhouse was clean. Indoor pool needs some updating on structural building around it. Very nicedeck/ sitting area by outdoor pool.
Apr 03, 2014
It was good as usual. Stayed in a cabin on the river, campsite was kept nice and clean. The only issue we had is that they sold us firewood which turned out to be poplar, it burns twice as fast and is very smoky. Everyone knows firewood should be oak or hickory. Not too happy about that, especially considering the price. Will definitely bring my own next time.
Apr 02, 2014
I was disapointed that they didnt have activitys planned for the kids or a raffle for opening trout season.
Apr 02, 2014
Great stay and new management. Recommend to sow rye so the sites aren't so muddy when it rain
Apr 02, 2014
I asked for a campsite that had a open southern view I was put in a site I could not place my rig in then to the next site a mud hole with trees and no cable I had to move to another site this is the second time this campground has let me down I will be very reluctant to stay there again
Apr 01, 2014
Overall very nice. Would love to see a porch swing and outside water spigot on K355 where we stayed.Have been coming here for 25 yrs. When Walt had it we stayed 6 or 7 times yearly now we only come 1 or 2 times yearly. Fresh paint is nice but need to return to the feeling that Walt Schumacher created. We always felt like we were staying with family that is why we came so often.
Apr 01, 2014
Opening trout season week-end usually great fun. New management did not know how to operate tournament. Very disappointing for grand-kids.
Apr 01, 2014
if you want to be cut off from the world then this is the place for you. no phones, no direct tv. the scene was beautiful, however.
Apr 01, 2014
Had a great time, everything went real good and smooth except for the rainy weather.
Apr 01, 2014
This was our first time staying at a KOA and our first time in Cherokee. We loved it! The staff was wonderful. We orginally wanted to camp in a tent,but the forecast looked terrible. We called last minute and changed to a cabin ( last one left) When we arrived, we were escorted to our cabin!!! After a long drive with a 3 year old and a puppy it was the nicest gesture! We will be back for sure!
Apr 01, 2014
This KOA is top notch, I dont generally like the whole RV atmosphere of a KOA, but if i were to go to one this would be it. whoever was the guy on night watch deserves a raise! he was great.
Apr 01, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
We had a great time as always, the staff was outstanding.
Mar 31, 2014
I'm very upset with them. I got there to check in and there was to be 5 people but one was unable to come and all they deducted was $11.00. My bill for 4 people was $185.99. I went on line today and pulled it up and it showed it was $155. I feel that they over charged me. We will most likely not come back.
Mar 31, 2014
Our cable didnt work and even after reporting it they never came to fix it. The poll and hot tub were very dirty. The inflatable jumping activity outside was never inflated. It was very disappointing this year. I don't feel like I got what I paid for.
Mar 31, 2014
Understanding this campground is being worked on. it needs ALOT of help. hope KOA CHEROKEE gets help getting things back up to great standards.
Mar 31, 2014
This was my first time at Koa and we enjoyed it so much. Very clean and employees were very helpful and friendly. We will be back again.
Mar 31, 2014
KOA has a good reputation for a good reason. The campground was clean;the camp sites in good condition. The weather was not great but we enjoyed our time away. The fishing was very popular. This campground has signs of age. The Wi-Fi connection was not useable. The Cable TV connection was poor quality (lots of snow on the screen). The sheetrock had gaping holes in the Indoor Swimming area.
Mar 31, 2014
I think you should keep a closer eye on the indoor pool to make sure parents are with there children! It becomes very rowdy when parents are not with there kids and they tear things up!! It becomes dangerous for the smaller kids!!
Mar 31, 2014
This KOA offers an indoor swimming area and hot tub. Which was nice since we had a lot of rain.
Mar 31, 2014
Great campground facilities. Staff could be friendlier. Bathrooms were not kept clean.
Mar 31, 2014
I love coming to KOA in Cherokee! Mainly for the fishing & it's family friendly.
Mar 31, 2014
Mar 30, 2014
Under New Management, Staff rude, ill prepared for fishing tournament. My Family has attended opening day for past 25 years. will not attend next year. a lot of drinking alcohol by campers, Staff did not know how to remove these campers from FAMILY campground. My Grandchildren were with me this year, I felt very unsafe at campground. New Manger did not introduce his self to campers.SAD for campers
Mar 30, 2014
Lynn in front office made our stay awesome. This koa is beautiful, staff were beyond friendly an helpful!!! Fishing the river and ponds were plentiful for trout! Bathrooms were clean, showers were hot. Although we didn't use the pool it was clean and warm due to the super cold weather. The trails were beautiful to walk and the river was relaxing. I would stay here many more times!
Mar 29, 2014
Mar 29, 2014
Very nice. We stayed in cottage on the river. Would go again.
Mar 29, 2014
We stay in one of the deluxe cabin on the river felt the rate was a little high but the cabin was great had ever thing you needed.
Mar 28, 2014
It was very restful to visit at the time we did. We plan on repeating the experience every year!!! Thanks for the smiles!
Mar 28, 2014
The hot tub was in repair. My husband was so looking forward to using it. The pool had bugs in the bottom and needed cleaning bad. We would have liked to used the game room but it was closed. You should let people know what is and is not open during this time. It would be helpful to your campers. Having said that.We were greeted very nicely by the help. Our check in easy and they were friendly
Mar 26, 2014
Great spot!! Great campground!! Hope to go back soon!
Mar 25, 2014
Great location. Pleasant staff. Horrible wifi.
Mar 25, 2014
There were leafs everywhere bathrooms were freezing to shower in the people at the front desk were rude to my daughter when I has her go ask a question for me as I have ma and had her ask for me. There koa resturant were closed the bounce thing got blown up once while we were there I no we will not stay there again when we go back to cherokee again
Mar 25, 2014
We stayed in one of the riverside cottages. It was clean and the deck over the river was lovely! We will come back soon! Thank you Koa!
Mar 24, 2014
We had a wonderful time it was clean and the help was very nice and made us feel very welcome and at home thanks so much for your hard work
Mar 24, 2014
Cherokee is a very nice campground. TheWi-Fi is nonexistent. The guys that run around in the golf cart and monitor the place need to to have better people skills. My wife and children were in the indoor swimming pool and a guy comes busting in questioning (yelling) everyone is that their white car out there? I talked to several other campers that had similar problems with the same people.
Mar 23, 2014
The campground is very well kept. The staff were all very helpful. We really enjoyed our stay at this KOA!!!
Mar 23, 2014
Nice campground in a nice setting - mountains, streams, etc. Indoor (and outdoor) pool, playgrounds, giant chess board, putt-putt, jumping pad - lots of things to do. Nice bathhouses - although difficult to find 'happy medium' on showers. Two negatives: sites are small/crowded and too expensive.
Mar 21, 2014
Had a great stay here but it took us 35 minutes to find it. Maybe some better signage at Cherokee would help and also more signage up the road as we turned back twice not realizing we needed to go further before reaching the campground
Mar 20, 2014
We had a great time went to the casino. The staff was very helpful. we had a problem with the cable and they came and fixed it quickly. The pad that I parked my camper on was a little soft and not to level but was in a good location.
Mar 20, 2014
Mar 19, 2014
We had our trip planned for 2 months prior to arrival and were planning on staying beside some of our friends. Their cabin had some maintenance problems so they were moved to the other end of the camp ground. The office staff did not even offer to accomadate us by moving us closer or telling us on the front end prior to check in before I set up my camper. The bath faclities were dirty. K220/K221.
Mar 19, 2014
I like the fishing most of all and the cabin was well furnished and clean. Also its nice you can rent for one night .
Mar 18, 2014
we arrived at about 10 pm, and someone was there to help us get into our cabin--a very warm welcome. overall, we had a great time: people are friendly and helpful.

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