Newport / I-40 / Smoky Mountains KOA

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Reserve: 800-562-9016

Info: 423-623-9004


240 KOA Lane

Newport, TN 37821

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Check-in: 11:00 am, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4 out of 5

Based on 793 Reviews

Campground Reviews

Jun 23, 2014
We came in at the last minute on a sat. nite and they found room for all three of our rather long camper situations. Thx to the fine people of Newport KOA on I-40. John
Jun 22, 2014
The pool, bathrooms, and showers were clean. However, when I was walking to the main office, one of the workers approached me and told me that he thought about running me over with his truck but decided not to. I was very uncomfortable around him and would not recommend this KOA to anyone.
Jun 22, 2014
very pleasant campground
Jun 20, 2014
Great wooded sites and friendly folks. Sites were rather narrow, though, and a dog park would be a great addition.
Jun 19, 2014
wifi did not work well at our site. Others were not happy they could not connect i-pads except near the pool.
Jun 19, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
entry roads narrow rough and low hanging tree branches, no satellite signal at site either from roof dish or portable. lots of highway noise, way over priced for what it is.
Jun 19, 2014
The facility advertised that there was wifi. Ay my site I had poor reception. I teach online classes and was unable to conduct my class. The screen sometimes took 4 minutes to refresh or just hung up. An adjacent camper also shared the same situation. I was not streaming videos but working.
Jun 18, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
Was good, staff were friendly. Still find most KOA's too close to the road, so very noisy but wasn't too bad here.
Jun 17, 2014
Our initial ride to the office was interesting as we had to put our truck in 4wheel drive to get up the hill. The site was "ok" the pool cloudy and disgusting. No way was I going swimming in there!
Jun 16, 2014
This is a nice place to stay. We had an issue regarding getting our unit level, but they let us change sites and we were very happy.
Jun 15, 2014
Jun 14, 2014
Dirty toilet, green pool, overpriced.
Jun 12, 2014
Truly what I would call and "All American" facility!!
Jun 11, 2014
beautiful shady campground. Very quiet and restful. Perfect place to stay!
Jun 10, 2014
We really enjoyed our stay here. The dog run was the largest one we have seen.The dogs loved it. The camp sites were nice and shaded with other sites more sunny if this is your preference. The grounds were well kept and there were plenty of activities.
Jun 09, 2014
Amazing! Hoping to make it an annual place for the Seay Family Reunion.
Jun 09, 2014
The workers are very nice. Nice campground . Will definitely be back.
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.

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