Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 800-562-7784

Info: 828-497-9711


92 KOA Campground Road

Cherokee, NC 28719

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Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Tent Reviews

Dec 03, 2015
Oct 27, 2015
I had a medical emergency. Staff was very fast. Very efficient. Woman in charge bandaged me up perfectly. She deserves a commendation. Never got her name.10/24/15 bless you!
Oct 21, 2015
My wife and I throughly enjoyed our stay at this wonderful KOA. The grounds were well maintained, gift shop was fantastic, the service was great with friendly helpful staff, and the bathroom were newly updated, and clean. We will be back for sure. Thank you for a very enjoyable time.
Oct 14, 2015
Canisters by a busy road. Too noisy at night
Oct 13, 2015
Fantastic time! Wish the hot tub and the WiFi had been working though. The staff is very friendly and my family had lots of laughs. We will be back
Sep 24, 2015
ponds near tent camping were drained and the mosquitos were terrible. I guess nothing could be done about it.
Sep 22, 2015
Clean, nice employees, beautiful surroundings, very close to many of the things we really wanted to do. Had such a great time in the Smokies! Planning on another trip next year!
Sep 21, 2015
Bought firewood and it was too fresh to be lit. Also, it would be helpful being a family style campground that there is a changing area with table/counter in the bath house to be able to change small children after shower.
Sep 21, 2015
Clean facilities. Friendly staff. Awesome location. We are coming back in October.
Sep 21, 2015
good location, peaceful and very family oriented.
Sep 16, 2015
Sep 14, 2015
We enjoyed the area and the activities that were available.
Sep 10, 2015
Great campground. Loved the Labor Day activities for kids. Employees were friendly and helpful. Outdoor pool and hot tub could have been cleaner. Great overall stay.
Sep 09, 2015
The campground was great. Very clean with lots of activities for the family. Great for children. There were a few employees that we encountered that were a little less than friendly. But with that being said most were very friendly and helpful. Certainly wouldn't keep me from returning just thought I would mention as it was enough to be discussed among my group.
Sep 08, 2015
We have been here a few time in the past and we loved the location as well as the amenities for the kids. We were though a little disappointed to find out that all trout ponds were emptied except the bottom one. We wondered why this was not on the website to inform guest. Also we felt cramped from the new cabin that were put up around the tent sites.
Aug 31, 2015
This was our first time at a KOA and overall the experience was positive. The staff were friendly and helpful. The bathrooms were clean. There were plenty of activities for kids.
Aug 17, 2015
A perfect place and so close to Mingo Falls. Better than any hotel.
Aug 12, 2015
We had a great time! Excellent bathroom facilities and lots of activities for kids. Wifi was horrible though if you need to be plugged!
Aug 10, 2015
I would recommend everything at this campground except the tent sites. The sites right across from a busy, noisy road.
Aug 10, 2015
Very clean. Great bunch of folks running the campground. Had a lot of activities for my 10 year old.
Aug 07, 2015
We loved our stay. The kids loved the pools and other perks, including movie night. We had a couple of very nice gentlemen camping in the next tent site. The only downside was the volume of night traffic on Big Cove Road and the constant chorus of bullfrogs (which kids found charming, but adults not so much).
Aug 06, 2015
I have stayed here before and have enjoyed our previous visits. However, this time we were placed next to the dog park and we didn't even have a dog. The smell was horrendous. We didn't even stay at the site except to sleep. With this exception, this is an excellent place to camp. There are lots of activities for everyone. The staff is friendly and the camp is clean.
Aug 03, 2015
The staff is so friendly and accommodating. Probably one of our best and most fun camping trips to date!
Aug 03, 2015
We always love coming here each year and staying at KOA as they offer lots of activities for the kids to enjoy and have fun doing.
Aug 03, 2015
Great as always, this is our third year tent camping the first of August. The upgrade on the bathhouse is very nice and clean. Felt more comfortable entering a remodeled bathhouse rather an old run-down bathhouse. See you next year in 2016.
Aug 03, 2015
The campground was clean and the staff did good job. However, the tent site backed up to a busy road and they are very close together. Therefore, the people beside us who chose to stay up until 3 am talking was the biggest issue we had. Not the campgrounds fault.
Aug 01, 2015
Jul 29, 2015
Jul 29, 2015
we had a great time as usual, you shouldn't advertise wifi because it doesn't work
Jul 28, 2015
Jul 28, 2015
This is a fantastic place for families with children. It's like a safe neighborhood for them to ride bikes, swim, and play without the parents being afraid for their safety.
Jul 27, 2015
Only thing I might say, is that the sites are very close and small. However, the amenities made up for that in a big way, and we will definitely be bringing our kids back next time!
Jul 27, 2015
My family loves this place !!best koa around 😊
Jul 26, 2015
Great, friendly staff. Clean conditions.
Jul 25, 2015
Nice campground. Very clean. Nice activities. Campground could improve tent areas by adding tent pads, it's a cheep investment that would add a lot of convenience
Jul 24, 2015
This is a great place to stay if you have kids.My child had a great time riding his bike, playing in the pool, and on the air bouncer.There were a lot of kids there for him to play with.We are tent campers,the sight was loud at night from traffic,and bit small. It would be nice if tenters had a water supply so we would not have to walk through RV sites for water. Bathhouse good.
Jul 24, 2015
The koa has an excellent pool and great camp sites!
Jul 24, 2015
Pools was nice but that's it! People that was working was all very rude and hateful. We will not be coming back. My husband is a disabiled veteran with only one leg and after asking to be something near the bathroom we was put very far away in a horrible tent site. We was very disappointed in the whole park because of the employees.
Jul 20, 2015
Had a blast camping here for the first time. Just wish we would have known that the ponds were not stocked like we thought they were going to be but iver all a great time thank you for the experience
Jul 20, 2015
It was great!
Jul 20, 2015
Wish the wifi was a little faster
Jul 19, 2015
Wow.....when I arrived I felt like I was dropped into the middle of a bee hive, or maybe the next Woodstock, or possibly the middle of Disney world.... Not that all that is a bad thing but it was obvious, based on where my tent sight was, that it would NOT be a peaceful night. The help was super friendly, the crowds are just not for me.
Jul 14, 2015
One of the best campgrounds that I have ever stayed at. Great staff with a wide variety of amenities. It is well maintained and very clean! 5 stars for sure.
Jul 13, 2015
The workers there were 100% outstanding. Extremely helpful and friendly!! Just wished you prices were a tad lower!

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