Newport / I-40 / Smoky Mountains KOA

240 KOA Lane

Newport, TN 37821

Reserve: 800-562-9016

Info: 423-623-9004

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Campground Reviews

Jun 08, 2014
Lots of large poison ivy vines growing on trees at camp sites.
Jun 07, 2014
Jun 07, 2014
This KOA has a good location and decent Wi-Fi. The folks are friendly and Check-in was easy. BUT: Spaces are very tight and Very close together. Your very nice picnic table is next to your neighbors plumbing - more so than any place we've stayed. Tree limbs rubbed the coach (Not just the antennas) on the road in and at our site. The driveway crosses a very narrow bridge in a turn.
Jun 06, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
The air conditioner in the cabin kept shutting off like it had a thermostat on it but it was still hot in the cabin. I didn't realize the pool was open to the public & the bathroom was constantly dirty. The wood we purchased was wet & didn't burn very well. Never saw a snack bar and there wasn't very much to buy in the store. The KOA in Cherokee has a lot more amenities and costs about the same.
Jun 02, 2014
The air conditioner in my cabin would not stay on. There was only one bathroom for the whole camp and the campground allowed locals to swim in their pool fire a fee so the bathroom was constantly occupied.
May 31, 2014
May 28, 2014
Beverley and her husband who checked us in went out of their way to be sure we had a superior experience. Lovely location with lots of trees. CLEAN bathrooms and showers, thank you!
May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
Campground was clean, employees friendly & helpful. Free WiFi but not much good. Most of the time you can't get onto the internet. This was a problem last year, so apparently they have no intention of upgrading it. Other than that, great place to camp.
May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
May 24, 2014
we had to move table out of way foe we could park table was heavy
May 23, 2014
May 23, 2014
Extremely friendly staff. Very nice campground. Plenty for kids to do. Nice campsites. Fun place to stay.
May 23, 2014
May 22, 2014
May 21, 2014
Many thanks for the friendly welcome and for the excellent, well manicured campground.
May 19, 2014
Difficult road into it. Grass terribly tall except office area. Sites not very level. Seasonal workers nice
May 18, 2014
Picnic table was so dirty it was not usable. Very loud traffic noise from the highway. The office had smell of tobacco smoke. A dog was running loose. It kept hanging around my dog when I tried to walk him, sniffing him and would not leave us alone. The volunteer KOA worker said, "It is the bosses dog." There are signs everywhere stating that dogs must be on a leash at all times. No trash pick up.
May 17, 2014
we enjoyed everything about the camp ground, the staff are very friendly and helpful.
May 17, 2014
May 17, 2014
In order for us to hook our sewer up we were given a site where we ended up with a tree right in front of the door. The sites should be upgraded so that you have a sewer in the middle.
May 14, 2014
This is a perfect place to stay when you just need a place to bunk at night after being out in the area during the day. So many great tourist areas are an easy drive from here.
May 13, 2014
May 11, 2014
May 10, 2014
A dead decaying animal was on the site next to ours and my dog grabbed it....SO gross. Had to bathe him. NOT COOL. Grass needed mowing, etc. On the positive side, they did have beautiful irises here and there...I helped myself to one to offset the smell of the dead animal. Looks like it used to be a nice place, but now, not so much.
May 09, 2014
We can depend on a comfortable stay every time.
May 07, 2014
very helpful they went out of their way to keep the laundry open for us
May 06, 2014
Felt like a state park with kids biking around- in a good way. Lots of trees.
May 05, 2014
Entrance road through neighborhood might be a little challenging for some. Otherwise a great place.
May 01, 2014
The campground was clean and quite and the staff were very friendly and helpful
May 01, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
Really nice stay and the folks there were very friendly and helpful. Would stay there again.
Apr 30, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
The staff at smoky mountain koa was absolutely amazing! We arrived extremely early and they were very accommodating in any way they could find possible. The cabin was just what we needed to get some rest and the kids enjoyed the playground! Showers were hot and clean. Great campground!!
Apr 29, 2014
The campground is beautiful and very clean. Love it.
Apr 26, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
Park was very clean. Campsite was very small. No room for a large tent and a car. Interstate noise is insane. Keeps you awake at night.
Apr 19, 2014
Grassy sites with trees. Pretty setting, especially with trees in bloom. Nearby traffic noise a little noticeable. Nice campground. Would stay again.
Apr 18, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
One of our favorite KOA campgrounds! Beautiful layout, wide spaces and the friendliest people!!! We'll be back!
Apr 02, 2014
Very friendly staff. Great place to stop in transit for a few days or overnight.
Apr 02, 2014
The lady who greeted us was very pleasant and friendly. The park was very clean which we knew it would be from being there before. We look forward to using them again in the future.
Mar 31, 2014
The staff was nice, and very helpful. The store is very sparse so make sure to bring your supplies. The playground was dismal so don't plan on it being a staple for the kids.
Mar 30, 2014
Mar 28, 2014

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