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 13, 2014
Wonderful, once you get there besides the lack of internet. People who work online cannot cope with this, especially when cell service is so bad. Had reservations for a long weekend next month but, unfortunately, will have to cancel. Won't be back.
Aug 12, 2014
Sites are VERY narrow but we had a great view right on the river. All employees were very friendly and helpful!!
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
We had a fantastic time! The KOA is very well maintained. It is in a great location, right next to the park entrance. It has also an access for tubing onsite.
Aug 11, 2014
It is a beautiful environment with lots of nice people.
Aug 11, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
We have been camping here for almost 25 years and it is one of our favorite places anywhere across the country.
Aug 11, 2014
Awesome place to stay!!! Staff was so friendly!!! Definitely will be back!!
Aug 11, 2014
I have camped all over the country and this was the cleanest and friendliest campground I have ever been to.
Aug 10, 2014
I was there with my 2 daughter's, s-i-law & 8yr old grandson who made friends with a set of triplet boys his age. This was a very memorable time for him,riding bikes,shooting rocks with their sling shots,bows & arrows, catching mono'switch & lightening bugs. We have since left but the boy's exchanged info & have face time each other everyday. We can't wait to return next year to meet them again.
Aug 10, 2014
Beautiful park, right along the Little River. Very picturesque. Sites are a little too close together and some of the sites are difficult if you have slide outs. Other than that, it would be great. Nice pool, Nice restrooms with showers. Very well kept up. Very helpful in getting the trailer backed in. We were able to use the site next to us so we had plenty of room to put the truck and bikes.
Aug 10, 2014
we like this campground best of any we have camping there for 25 years we love it THANK YOU
Aug 10, 2014
Great time great people
Aug 09, 2014
Been staying 5 yrs this year was not pleasant. At checkin I was told there would be xtra fees for our second vehicle which we have never had to pay and basically being accused of sneaking in our second vehicle. Ironically though we've always been given two parking passes, there were no kids activities, constant smell of sewage being pumped at one point ran us out of our campsite due to nausea
Aug 09, 2014
Aug 09, 2014
Nice, friendly just a little costly. Need campers to respect quiet hours. One noisy group was loud at 3:30 AM 8/4/14.
Aug 09, 2014
Everything was clean and environment was great, our camp sure was perfect for us. I also appreciated the fact that everyone kept their dogs on leashes, we have children that are afraid and this is usually a problem. Thanks!!!
Aug 08, 2014
Nice campground if you stay on the river but a bit pricey.
Aug 08, 2014
We enjoyed the atmosphere, friendship and whole experience. Would like for the pool to be open until at least 9PM as it was very difficult to get dinner cooked and cleaned up, then back to the pool before it closed, and weather was very warm. We especially like nighttime swimming, no risk of sunburn.
Aug 07, 2014
The cabins are beautiful and staff is very nice. The camp ground is well kept
Aug 07, 2014
Our family loved this KOA! Everyone was friendly and most helpful. There was so much to do here and you all have the BEST playground ever! Movie night was great!
Aug 07, 2014
This was our first time camping in a KOA. We picked our camper up on Friday and checked in on Saturday. This is our first camper! The staff and accommodations were great. Our experience was awesome and are looking to book there again for next month!
Aug 06, 2014
This KOA was clean, friendly with plenty for that kids to do. Only slight issue is how tight all the camp sights are and the WIFI doesn't work unless you are close to the store.
Aug 06, 2014
Beautiful campgrounds.Gorgeous locale!! We love the tubing connection!!!! The only problem is that it is tight in there and some folks with big rigs(NOT US) seem to have trouble parking.Staff was nice and friendly. we would definately stay here again.
Aug 06, 2014
OK in general. There were some noisy people on Friday night.
Aug 05, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
always great stay wonderful staff and facilities
Aug 04, 2014
Love this KOA! Great property, friendly helpful staff!
Aug 04, 2014
Had a great time in this beautiful place.Coming back next year.Already told others they need to try you guys out.
Aug 04, 2014
THE place for our family! Great all the way around.
Aug 04, 2014
Friendly staff, great place to stay!!
Aug 04, 2014
Campground,activities,staff and facility were outstanding. Staff was very helpful.
Aug 04, 2014
Aug 04, 2014
Great place to stay. Would love to see updated laundry and showers.
Aug 04, 2014
We had a great time and hope to return soon.
Aug 04, 2014
Stayed 5 nights while visiting Smoky Mtn NP. Right next to park entrance. The sites are very close together, We had a deluxe site and had a pretty nice site had units on each side (expected) and 3 tent sites right on top of us to the rear (not expected). The campground has good shade and all the features you would expect but tight roads hard to access sewer dump. Wi Fi doesn't work in whole camp.
Aug 04, 2014
Sites / parking was very congested. We stayed at several KOAs during the same the week, they were all better and all cheaper.
Aug 03, 2014
Great stay. We were in spot 4 and that worked out well for us. We like camping in Townsend vice in Pigeon Forge where it is very crowded. It is a beautiful park.
Aug 03, 2014
Aug 03, 2014
We love our camping cabin next to the Little River!! It is a place of peacefulness & relaxation with our family away from the demands of life. Our family has been coming to this camp ground for 23 years! All the updates are grat improvements! Thank you for regular cleanings of the porta- potties & convient location. Also, so nice to be able to rent the tubes from our own campsite! We will be back!
Aug 03, 2014
My whole family had a wonderful time!
Aug 03, 2014
I return every year. the staff is the best KOA , has . I look forward to next year.
Aug 03, 2014
Loved camping on the river.
Aug 03, 2014
First time staying here and it was great. We loved our campsite, pool, staff, pet area and the wooded surroundings.
Aug 02, 2014
There were a few minor things that had to be taken care of, but were completed quickly. Thank you so much for a great stay Mark and Samantha!
Aug 02, 2014
Had just a great time. Daisy in the office was just the 'sweetest' person ever.
Aug 02, 2014
Site right on the river was nice, unfortunately had to have mgmt remove several campers who decided to park themselves on the river bank in front of our site to watch the tubers coming down the rapids. Other campers cutting thru our site happened often in our 6 day stay.....perhaps mgmt should inform all campers to respect the other campers sites upon checkin. Kids loved the playground.

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