Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

8533 State Highway 73

Townsend, TN 37882

Reserve: 800-562-3428

Info: 865-448-2241

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Campground Activities

The activities listed below are seasonal, and normally are happening between roughly Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please contact us and we can provide details or answer questions. 800-562-3428 or

Tie-dyed T-shirts Photo

Tie-dyed T-shirts

Bring a piece of your trip home with you: make a t-shirt during craft hour. Your tie-dyed t-shirt will be a wearable memento from your vacation. With a demonstration and all supplies provided, this retro activity satisfies campers of all ages. Remember, there is no right or wrong way to tie-dye!

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Top Your Own Sundae

I scream, you scream, we all scream for sundaes! We serve up your favorite toppings such as chocolate syrup and whipped cream, and a chance to mingle with your fellow campers.

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Tube Rentals

Tube rental (complete with unlimited shuttle service) is available from our front counter. With the shortest float on the Little River lasting about three hours, you can get picked up and dropped off to do it again. Life jackets are included with rentals.

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Outdoor Cinema

The outdoor cinema is like a drive-in movie without the car. You can enjoy a family-oriented film under the stars. Grab your blanket and some change for the concession stand for freshly-popped popcorn, tasty treats and drinks. Be prepared to get comfortable and enjoy the show!

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Playground Fun

At our KOA playground, kids rule. Here they can climb to new heights, swing into action and meet other junior campers in a safe environment. Our playground is designed to encourage exercise, social development, and, oh yeah, tons of fun!

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Banana Bike Rentals

While a lot of people think of banana bikes as a "kid's thing," many parents have been inclined to take a turn on this three wheeling recumbent sensation. Low to the ground and easy to maneuver, banana bikes provide a novel form of campground transportation. Rentals are available hourly with discounts for multiple hours.

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"Hey" Wagon Ride

Hop on board our "hey" wagon for an old fashioned ride through the campground. This activity is great for taking pictures and making vacation memories.

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Great Smoky National Park

Located between Tennessee and North Carolina, the Great Smoky National Park is renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture.  This is America's most visited national park.

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