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

Jul 08, 2015
Reservation messed up (too small site for our camper) called week in advance to correct - awful customer service! (Was fixed but cost us extra $ that was not budgeted) Then upon arrival charged double credited full amount (on holiday weekend) causing entire bank account to be locked up (very rude customer service at desk) ruining our entire vac. because we were then not able to do other activite
Jul 08, 2015
We really like this campground, they have so much to offer. We had our two granddaughters with us and they were so entertained with the pools and other activities. The van took us to the inner tubing drop off and that was a blast. Good job KOA Cherokee, we'll be back.
Jul 08, 2015
we really enjoyed our stay although our campsite was very wet and muddy after 3 days of rain.
Jul 08, 2015
The actual spot we had was less than desire alb compared to those around us no sewer hook up because neighbors was permanently plumbed in and we had no concrete apron. Staff was great and grounds were kept up nice. We were first timers at KOA and will likely try other sites in future.
Jul 08, 2015
Worst KOA experience ever. The campsite consisted of nothing but mud. The parking area was completely underwater. Meanwhile, there were many unoccupied campsites throughout the campground. I politely told the staff at checkout and they just shrugged it off and told me to have a "better rest of the day". I've been camping at this KOA for many years, but this was the last time.
Jul 07, 2015
Rain-rain-rain, but still enjoyed the weekend. KOA staff and campground were great as always. Plenty of activities for the grandchildren, and enjoyed the free shuttle service to the casino, the driver brought us right back to our camper, since it was raining. Looking forward to our next trip to KOA/Cherokee!
Jul 07, 2015
We had a great time but it rained.
Jul 07, 2015
Fantastic campground with lots to do and breathtakingly beautiful scenery. Staff is top notch, the kids always have a blast. We keep coming back for more.
Jul 07, 2015
Jul 07, 2015
We reserved a premium pull thru but got bumped to a 30amp site that was right by the playground. Wasn't happy to be bumped but we will stay again
Jul 07, 2015
This was the first time we stayed here and we loved it and will be back soon everybody was so nice and we had lots of fun even tho it rained the hole time
Jul 07, 2015
What happened to this KOA? SITE 320 NOT a site! A huge propane tank & an unlocked unsafe elect bldg. $60+ per night. No room to park. And a campfire? They said NOT on this site. 4 teenagers & load of firewood & was to be our GREAT CAMPING TRIP of the year?! I booked early. Rude older red head lady @ check in. Check in 2 hours early= $25 FEE! MONEY RACKET. No tents allowed on rv site. Awful!
Jul 07, 2015
We have been coming to this park for many, many years. Fishing has always been the main draw for the family. Ponds were stocked twice a week. Fishing was good. We always brought friends who returned on their own. The last 2 trips, fishing has been horrible. We are considering not returning again. It's a shame because you have a nice park.
Jul 07, 2015
As always it was a memorable stay. I've been camping at KOA cherokee since I was young. Now I'm starting wity my son. Thank you for the memories made and let my family tradition continue.
Jul 07, 2015
First and last time at this KOA. They obviously hire anyone and train no one to do their jobs properly. They say with the previous owner, it was much better. Hate we didn't get to visit when it was a good campground.
Jul 07, 2015
Had a great time even though it rained for 4 days. Still had plenty for the kids to do
Jul 07, 2015
Jul 07, 2015
It was a veru relaxing stay enjoyed the water ripling in the stream This is our 5 th trip and will be back soon.
Jul 07, 2015
Loved the campgroundd! Our only concern was the restroom/bath house. It could have been cleaner and bigger! We understand that we weekend of July 4 was a very busy and big weekend!
Jul 07, 2015
Miserable other campers on our site and was forced to set up in a swamp and staff did nothing about it. a waste of money my kids cried ...
Jul 07, 2015
This campground was recommended from a friend. This campground exceeded our expectations. The facilities were amazing. There is plenty of things to do for the kids and for the adults as well. We will definitely be going back to this campground in the future.
Jul 07, 2015
This KOA needs more restrooms and the camping cabin that we rented was like a mote because it was flooded almost all the way around. We had to walk thru mud every time we went outside.
Jul 06, 2015
This was our 3rd year staying at the KOA during the 4th. We also come back in October. Since the new manager has taken over it seems like there is nothing for teens to do at night. This year they were constantly being yelled at by the older folks.
Jul 06, 2015
Great time, great having a DJ wish music could play longer, along with pools staying open a lil longer. That's a treat to us adults. No activities for us so pool time and gathering and listening to music is great. That's when we meet others. Need for hole tournaments weekly. And to get staff all on same page one says this and other says that very confusing at times. But all in all had a great time
Jul 06, 2015
We have been coming over the 4th of July for a few years now and we love it. My Kids have the best time and the staff have a lot of fun activities for them. I just wish that they would recycle because I hate to see all of the cans and glass just go into the dumpster and then go to the land fill. Would love to see them be a more green and earth friendly campground. Otherwise great place.
Jul 06, 2015
The Cherokee KOA was a blast.
Jul 06, 2015
The children were very busy and had a wonderful time. Not KOA's fault that it was raining for 5 days still we all had a good time. I wish that there was a van available to take people to Gatlinbug or Pigion forge even if it had a cost attached.
Jul 06, 2015
It was easy to get to nice clean campground will be coming back again
Jul 06, 2015
Cabin floors were pretty dirty, could use a powerwashing. Would be nice to have a little patio or walkway so you don't walk through mud puddles going into cabin. Activities were good. More bathroom cleaning needed when it rains and dirt is tracked in.
Jul 06, 2015
As always we had a great time at KOA Cherokee. There was loads of activities for the kids. The cabin we stayed in was wonderful.
Jul 06, 2015
This was our first camping experience. My son had the best time even though the weather was horrible. He was safe to ride on his bicycle and he had fun places to go with the air pillow and the pools.
Jul 06, 2015
worst campsite # 14- it was flooded and sinking mud all weekend!I realize the weather is not in KOA's control, BUT they should know which of their campsites are flooded/need repair and actually not rented them out rather than being greedy! We had to step thru 2 inches of sinking mud to even get to our popup, could not use our picnic table. Disgusting !!
Jul 06, 2015
We had site #314 and it was a mud pit... Could have used some gravel or something... Other than that we had a great time.
Jul 06, 2015
The weather was horible. Rained 7 days straight so we really didn't get to enjoy the campground much. The bathhouse need to be cleaned more often (shower stalls) & the putt putt course needs to be cleaned up. I'm sure the weather had alot to do with the mess. I'm not use to seeing this campground such a mess
Jul 06, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
EVERYBODY WAS VERY, VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. ALWAYS READY TO HELP,NEVER HAD TO WAIT VERY LONG
Jul 06, 2015
Had a great time even if it did rain. The staff was great and the activities were great too. But one think I had a problem with again was kids riding their bikes after dark, some with lights and some without. The kids don't pay attention to cars, people or golf carts. I sat at my camper and watched kids on bikes run out in front of people and vehicles. No back riding after dark.
Jul 06, 2015
As usual we had an outstanding time. Staff and resort was amazing. We are regulars so we will be back soon.
Jul 06, 2015
The staff was great. So nice and attentive. So many things to keep my kids busy. Loved our stay, we will be back. The sites are awesome and the facilities are very clean and maintained. The wi-fi needs some work. Only worked from about 7am to 7pm and was slow. Other than that, this was a great stay for our family.
Jul 06, 2015
Stay was great. Kids had a ball even in spite of the rain. The rain activities were a great back up. Wish that the Verizon service had been better. I missed my service. That was the only down side.
Jul 06, 2015
We are regular KOA campers. We stayed in a Kamping Kabin this time. It was clean and the campground was in great shape. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Jul 06, 2015
Every man I talked with was rude. The women's bathroom in the camp ctr was without soap for over a day and was nasty. The enclosed pool water was cloudy, needed to be cleaned.
Jul 06, 2015
It rained everyday,but the indoor pool,hot tub was great.The music outside on the 4th was great,while the rain stayed away.great place for kids.
Jul 06, 2015
Besides the rainy weather (which had absolutely nothing to do with the site) it was AMAZING my first time staying at a KOA. The kids loved it and so did we. Definitely a start to a family tradition.
Jul 06, 2015
the pools were dirty w/ no supervison of children cabins were very expensive, 190 a night you could get a real cabin in the mountains, the campground was full which meant the staff seemed to careless I fell down slippery steps from being under the trees the maintainance man came and cleaned them w/o him or anyone there asking if I was ok. I wasn't, I have a bruised toe and arm. will not return.
Jul 06, 2015
My first time' loved everything about campground and personnel! Rained a massive amount all day and night and we literally swept water "from around our pop up" contstantly.But everthing was so nice we didnt we wanted to tough it out. We plan to return many times in future. Thanks for having us!
Jul 06, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
It rained the entire time, however the activities still happened and it was still an amazing time for us, our kids and grandkids. Thanks. Looking forward to my Sept trip to fish.. !
Jul 06, 2015
We had a great time at the campground and really enjoyed the activity they had
Jul 06, 2015
Great Campground !!!! Would stay there again and trout fishing great.

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