Fort Smith / Alma KOA

3539 US 71 N Hwy

Alma, AR 72921-8096

Reserve: 800-562-2703

Info: 479-632-2704

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Campground Reviews

Jul 21, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
Beautiful setting, It would be a great place for an extended stay. Friendly staff.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you, not many people feel that way about an overnight park. We have some nice places to shop and eat, visit the historical part of our area. History seems to mean more when you travel and learn it. Interesting places all across the United States of America.
Jul 20, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
These owners need to retire, as they are not happy there,my contact with both was very unpleasurable. They musy have been having a really bad day.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sorry about the bad day we must have had. Didn't mean to spoil anyone else's day. Some days seem so long when you work 12 hours a day every day. I'm not complaining because I have a job and I love people. I enjoy camping like most of you do. Please keep enjoying camping and keep staying at KOA.
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Very quiet, lots of shade.
Jul 16, 2013
This park was very nice as you drove in. However, the rest of the park could use some improvement. We did not stay in the deluxe sites, but they were no better than the other full hookup sites other than they were at the bottom of the hill. Also, lots of mobile homes here and permanent campers.
Jul 16, 2013
We really enjoyed the campground and hosts. The wi-fi was a little flakey.
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
Nice quiet camp ground, upon arrival the first exposure to the staff was not what one should expect from a KOA, the individual was a bite rude and apparently not very cordual during registration. Based on this initial exposure to this KOA we will not return to this site in the Future.
Jul 15, 2013
The mirror on the back of the door and the lamps in the cabin are good. The beautifully painted bathroom was a plus. Sure wish the door to the cabin fit better.
Jul 15, 2013
I was disappointed with the RV parked next to me. Generator on all night and smell of diesel. Wife got sick.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are very sorry that happened. They did not have their electric cord with them. They went to their sons house to spend the night. We did not know they had returned to the campground. Had we known they had returned we could have moved them away from other campers. We apologize.
Jul 15, 2013
This is the worst KOA we have ever been to. The people were freindly but the sites were small, cramped, and filled with litter. We were an overnight stay and were put in the very back of the campground near the unsightly permanent trailers. The only bathhouse is at the bottom of the hill at the office. The pool was great. The women's bathroom had 3 showers and one had mold on the shower fixture

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Not mold, rust. Treated and shining.
Jul 14, 2013
Campground was well kept. Didn't like camping next to the long term trailers. Pool needs to stay open later
Jul 14, 2013
This is the beautiful type of campground you want to go to with a great book to read, sit by the pool and gaze out over the beautiful lake on the property, watching the canadian geese & ducks. Just relax & unwind!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you so much for putting out good vibes about our park. Camping is supposed to be relaxing!!! And enjoyable!
Jul 13, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
We got free dried hashbrowns and they took us right to our spot. Very nice folks and a beautiful campground. Thank You
Jul 12, 2013
Beautiful location; quiet country w/pond but the duck crap all over the concrete patios is a bit much. Suggest you have someone hose them down once a day.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

That is a great idea. We will have someone hose those patio's off. Thank you for the suggestion.
Jul 11, 2013
The personnel were very nice and helpful.We only stayed one night so we didn't get to spend much time there.
Jul 09, 2013
Love the saltwater pool! Enjoyed our stay at the Alma KOA. The management is very friendly and attentive to our stay. Not the best KOA I've been to, but conveniently located to visit some family we have.
Jul 09, 2013
Location beautiful & well-maintained. Lake front was lovely place to watch fireworks. Hosts negative & grouchy with us, however, and made us feel as if we were interrupting when we came in to the office.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Stopped talking among ourselves so we could take care of the customer. Staff felt their questions were answered and helpful. Did in no way mean to be rude. Sorry, we will try and smile more and watch ourselves to a greater extent. Hope that will put us back in the good.
Jul 08, 2013
There is not much we can add. We had a nice time and everything was as we would expect at a nice KOA.
Jul 07, 2013
The bath house was nice and clean. Our tent spot wasn't mowed recently and we were far away from everything and there were plenty of other empty spots. There was a loud party going on at a house on the KOA campus and their driveway went through the KOA! Cars and trucks were passing by our tent all night long, there was loud music and shouting. We did not feel safe in our tent.
Jul 05, 2013
I was a very good stay. The staff were friendly and helpful. The restrooms were clean. All the hookups worked as they should.
Jul 04, 2013
Management very rude and gouchy

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Put someone else in the office and took a much needed vacation. Thank you for letting us know that it was time to get away. We watch campers having a great time every day. We don't get to camp anymore, just watch you all have a wonderful time. Please come back after our vacation and try again.
Jul 02, 2013
Very quiet & good fishin.
Jun 29, 2013
On the road and was very nice for the overnight. Water pressure a bit low, but not a real problem. Very nice and friendly place.
Jun 28, 2013
The campground was nice enough but the office closes at 6pm. We were held up in traffic east of Little Rock and did not arrive until 730. The office was closed, the swimming pool was locked up, and therefore we could not access any activities for our young travelers. This was the height of summer - their busy season. They are losing money.
Jun 28, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
EZ on/off to I40, nice accommodations.
Jun 27, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Beautiful grounds and helpful staff. Wish the pool was open later and the store a little more stocked.
Jun 25, 2013
Helpful staff and large nice grounds.
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Very unfriendly staff. Campground in very poor condition. Should call this a full time park!
Jun 23, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
nice location, lovely trees, close to shopping.
Jun 19, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Everyone kind and helpful. Enjoyed the pond and ducks and geese. Will stay if ever in area.
Jun 17, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Had a great stay at this KOA. Good location, close to the freeway but far enough to be peaceful. Nice ground, and friendly staff.
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 12, 2013
When we checked in, I told the desk we had problems with Internet access the last time. I was assured it was better now, but still was not able to get on to check our email.
Jun 11, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
Only complaint is the pull thru sites are very close to each other.
Jun 08, 2013
The grounds are somewhat unkempt. The gravel pads have grass and weeds growing in the gravel. The wifi service was only available if we were within 30 feet of the tranmitter. The electrical service at our site and adjacent sites were not installed per the National Electrical Code; outlet covers are mising-a danger to children. Traffic noise from the nearby interstate highway.
Jun 07, 2013
Very nice. Everything was clean. The park is well maintained. Our cabin was ready for us.

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