Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

8533 State Highway 73

Townsend, TN 37882

Reserve: 800-562-3428

Info: 865-448-2241

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Campground Reviews

Aug 26, 2014
Caretakers were helpful and friendly. Site and campground very clean. We will return. Although a hot tub would be nice.
Aug 26, 2014
We enjoyed our stay very much! It was my birthday weekend and just sitting and watching the tubers going down the river was very relaxing. Your campground is the best!
Aug 26, 2014
We have stayed at this campground for many years and have enjoyed all of them. At our last stay the shower floor was very dirty and the shower curtain had mold on the bottom of it. This was not what we have come to expect from Little River.
Aug 26, 2014
Awesome as usual!
Aug 26, 2014
campground store lacked cleaning supplies and camper bulbs.
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
We really enjoyed our stay in a camping cabin! Very private and quiet with lots of trees. Also, very clean. We enjoyed the pool,they even let it stay open a little past the 8:00 closing time for our girls who didn't quite make it back for a swim until 8:00pm after a long hike! However, the icecream shop always closed before closing time of 8:00pm(even closed at 7:00 one night) so never had that.
Aug 25, 2014
Had great time. Would suggest to include added fees on your website such as charges for cars
Aug 25, 2014
Great location! Great staff. Made a wonderful birthday present for my son visiting from NY. He loved it!!!
Aug 25, 2014
Our stay exceeded expectations. Pros: hospitable employees, awesome playground & pool, location=perfect, safe for kids to roam, emmaculate bathhouse, quiet setting, beautiful landscaping, near grocery store and a coupl restaurants. disadvantage was no privacy, sites close together but everything else outweighed that one downfall. We will make this an annual stay going forward. Thank you Townsend K
Aug 25, 2014
The is BEST place to stay in the Smokies. Staff is wonderful and camp ground is second to none. Love staying here.
Aug 25, 2014
Friendly staff. Site was clean, however there was an irrigation leak at the back side of our site. Will stay at this campground again without hesitation.
Aug 25, 2014
Great location, easy access to surrounding activities. Very friendly and helpful staff.
Aug 24, 2014
Absolutely beautiful campground close to Smoky Mountains National Park. Would highly recommend it to anyone traveling in this area!
Aug 24, 2014
Awesome staff!! Very accomadating!! Super clean!! Right on the river!! Mountain views!! Excellent restaurants very close by!! Great outside showers and bathrooms!! They are now offer tubing!!
Aug 23, 2014
Aug 23, 2014
I was very impressed with the cleanliness. There's so much more than what is portrayed on the web. A leash free area for pets and secured individual private showers in the bathhouse. I was pleasantly surprised to find our camping cabin had electricity,AC, and cable TV. not as rustic afterall!
Aug 23, 2014
Thanks for the help!
Aug 23, 2014
Nicely laid out. Clean. Friendly staff. Will stay there again when in the area.
Aug 21, 2014
WE LOVED IT!! WAS VERY CLEAN AND RELAXING!!
Aug 20, 2014
Another great stay at Townsend KOA! Super clean, quiet, and beautiful campground with friendly staff always ready to help. Stayed in a riverfront cabin and loved every minute of it. So relaxing! Really like being able to rent tubes for the river right at the campground. This is our family's favorite vacation destination and we'll definitely be back!
Aug 20, 2014
We have camped here for years but this year we were questioned by staff before we could even get to our cabin. This was AFTER checking at the front desk but hadn't had time to get the tag on the mirror! We had just left the office. Then they told us we couldn't sit on the River bank even though it was one of our families sites. We are retirees and these eager beaver volunteers need to back off!
Aug 20, 2014
We took our 3 grandchildren, ages 4 - 10. We all had a great time, your playground is super fantastic!!! We will be back!!
Aug 19, 2014
Great stay even though it was very busy this weekend. Had a great spot on the river. Showers and bathroom could of been monitored a little more frequently . Also quiet hours could of been monitored a little better. Had someone set up at 4 am our last night.
Aug 19, 2014
There was a problem with the hot water in the shower, but otherwise it was a great stay.
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
The campground was nice. The staff was very pleasant. It would have been nice to know that the cabin we chose was quite a distance from the bathhouse. The bathhouse was somewhat dated- newer campgrounds have combined the toilet area with the shower area to make individual bathrooms. This is a really nice family feature.
Aug 18, 2014
We always love staying at this campground. Jeremiah Adam Jimmy and Jordan always make our stay SPECTACULAR. Mark has trained his folks well. This is our favorite campground and these folks help make it our favorite.
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Staff and facilities were great. Stayed in 2 cabins and lovd them both.
Aug 18, 2014
We had a GREAT time at this KOA! We were a large group with 11 children. The proximity to the National Park and Cades Cove was perfect for our love of nature, hiking, biking and viewing wildlife. Wear Valley, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg were also close. The management and staff were so pleasant and accommodating; also very tolerant of our overactive, imaginative and loud kids. Everyone had FUN!
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Location and facilities are very nice. Campsites are a little too close together but the downside for me was the customer service. I was charged an extra $20 over the price quoted that the two gentlemen at the desk could not explain to me. They simply said it was what the lady who made my reservation said they should charge me, and my records on my account did not match to what they said.
Aug 18, 2014
It' a great place to stay. Very Very clean, including the shower houses and restrooms. Get a spot on the river and sit and watch the tubers go down the river. I highly recommend this campground
Aug 18, 2014
Please take a leaf blower to the sites as the customer checks in. This is a nice touch imo. We had an excellent stay and look forward to seeing you in October! Shawn
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Aug 17, 2014
Had a great time and will return again. Planning on asking our friends to return with us next time. Thanks much.
Aug 17, 2014
Friendly people and clean facilities. Next time we will get a premium full hook up site. The normal sites were to narrow.
Aug 17, 2014
Best campground we ever stayed in!
Aug 17, 2014
The staff was very accommodating and personable. I was able to get a pull thru as I requested, but our traveling companions were given a pull in with a big tree in the middle of the exit. We called ans specifically requested two pull-thrus side-by-side and were told we had them. The facilities are wonderful for a family with MANY things for kids to do. I would come back if I were in the
Aug 17, 2014
Very clean and great staff. Need to trim some low hanging tree branches and add some grave to cove muddy sites.
Aug 17, 2014
Great! Clean, quiet, our favorite KOA. Love the proximity to Cade's Cove. Would rather stay in Townsend and drive to Pigeon Forge than deal with the traffic all the time.
Aug 16, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
We had a great week at the Townsend KOA! It was very relaxing staying at the site we had right beside the Little River. Everything at this campground (bathrooms, showers, pool, campsites, playground. etc) was clean and well taken care of. All of the employees were nice and helpful. I would definitely recommend this place to others and we will hopefully be staying again next year!
Aug 16, 2014
Had a great time. Workers were helpful with our questions. Bath house is clean and that means a lot to me.
Aug 15, 2014
I can't say enough about Great Smokies KOA in Townsend! Beautiful location and great staff. We look forward to our next trip - we know it will be a great experience.

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