Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 865-448-2241

Info: 865-448-2241


8533 State Highway 73

Townsend, TN 37882

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RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 12:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am


Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Cabin Reviews

Oct 04, 2016
Love the cabin by the river. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. We will be back.
Oct 04, 2016
Oct 04, 2016
Mark runs a great campground! First time coming back to camp in October.
Oct 03, 2016
Great place to stay. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. We stayed in the studio cabin it was small but perfect for us. Loved it and looking forward to our next trip.
Sep 30, 2016
Very nice staff and clean cabin.
Sep 29, 2016
We have always enjoyed camping, tent camping. But, I have developed some severe arthritis and this was a wonderful alternative. I'm so glad we discovered it!
Sep 29, 2016
Nice area and cabin. Enjoyed the creek and the quiet. Very safe and dog friendly.
Sep 28, 2016
Very clean and well-managed. The cabins are a little crowded together, but overall this is a great campground!
Sep 28, 2016
Wonderful as always
Sep 27, 2016
just the cabins are too close. but we usually camp so its not that big of a deal for us.
Sep 27, 2016
Everything OK. Have stayed many times. Staff very helpful and nice.
Sep 26, 2016
Nice atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, comfortable rooms, well equipped!The floors could have been mopped cleaner is my only complaint.
Sep 26, 2016
Great location. Friendly staff. Very quiet at night. Enjoyable
Sep 26, 2016
Sep 25, 2016
Place was great and had everything we needed in the cabin !!!! Will be back next fall !!!!
Sep 25, 2016
Great! Clean, all facilities maintained, great location
Sep 24, 2016
Sep 22, 2016
So beautiful. The cabin was super clean, and top of the line. The employees were cleaning constantly and very helpful. The amenities were wonderful, a MUST for families with children. We WILL be back, THANK YOU! !!
Sep 21, 2016
Such pretty landsdcaping. The office people don't act as friendly as they did last year.
Sep 21, 2016
All good!
Sep 20, 2016
The bed was very noisy, the platform was coming apart or something. Once told a new one was brought in.
Sep 20, 2016
The staff was very friendly. The bathrooms and showers were super clean. I was impressed the bathhouse was that clean. The camp sites were way too close together. We parked at our cabin, but had to move the picnic table to fit. It was very tight backing out, as well.
Sep 20, 2016
Very kid friendly
Sep 19, 2016
Have stayed several times here in cabins and camping. How ever this time in cabin it is definitely time for new mattress. Very poor sleeping/ very uncomfortable .
Sep 19, 2016
The only person that was friendly was Adam, the rest of the staff were very rude and I stayed there last year and do not recall this behavior. The place is not very kid friendly in my opinion.
Sep 19, 2016
Nice cabin but needed more cleaning. Dusty in bedroom. Air conditioner in bedroom moldy. dead ants found on floors everyday and some spiders. still suggesting more lighting in areas of cabins and tenting. very dark walk at night. bathroom needed in back of campground not porta potties. air condition restrooms please. favorite campground on peaceful side of the smokies.
Sep 15, 2016
Cabin was nice and clean. KOA personal very friendly. Looking forward to staying here again next year.
Sep 15, 2016
very accessible, very clean, very friendly. wish we could have stayed longer. would highly recommend, thank you KOA ♡
Sep 14, 2016
This was the first time I've ever stayed at KOA. my cabin was so cute. Camp was pet friendly so I was able to bring my dog to travel with me. I love the camping environment, and, the river was beautiful. I forgot to make my tie dye KOA shirt, so next time I'll have to make 2.I will be staying there again. And I've told everyone I know. Thank you
Sep 13, 2016
Perfect location for what we wanted to experience in the Smokies. Comfortable, clean accommodations, super friendly staff, and gorgeous grounds. The kids LOVED every moment.
Sep 13, 2016
Loved our cabin on the river! Long walk to the bathhouse was no big deal thanks to VERY CLEAN porta-johns (and not smelly!!) great trip!
Sep 12, 2016
Thoroughly enjoyed it!
Sep 12, 2016
Deluxe cabin was very clean, cozy and the amenities were very nice. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Wifi in cabin was very spotty so we had no service several times. Mattress on bed was very uncomfortable. Nevertheless, we will recommend as service, cleanliness and affordability were great!
Sep 12, 2016
We had a wonderful and relaxing week-end. The children had so much fun. Will plan soon to go back. Very friendly and nice Employee's
Sep 10, 2016
Always a good time at the KOA can't wait to come back next year thanks 😊
Sep 09, 2016
Nice campground! Will be back!
Sep 09, 2016
The staff is wonderful there as always. My only complaint is that when it was privately owned, the cabins were more affordable. The prices seem to have increased up to 40%.
Sep 08, 2016
Signage could be a little better, but otherwise, loved our stay. Showers/bathrooms were clean, loved that it was dog-friendly.
Sep 07, 2016
Beautiful campground, friendly staff. Cabin right on the river! Loved the playground, pool and we'll stocked store! Will be back
Sep 07, 2016
My only complaint is there is not a kitchen sink which makes it hard to wash dishes. And I went to the front desk to ask for a extra garage bag and the woman at the front said "well I suggest you walk to the store next door, they sell them there." But there was a man that worked there that said oh I have plenty I'll give you one. For the price I paid to stay there I did not appreciate that.
Sep 07, 2016
We love this KOA! The only change we would enjoy is a better mattress in the particular cabin we stayed in - have stayed in other cabins and the mattress was fine but this one was in need of replacement.
Aug 28, 2016
Amazing location and clean camp site with great views.
Aug 26, 2016
not so good this time, there were bed bugs in our cabin on the river that we paid over $200 a night.
Aug 23, 2016
four of our youth got bed-bug bites. Cabin 12. if not for this would rate higer.
Aug 18, 2016
Great location on the water.
Aug 15, 2016
Aug 14, 2016
I wish the main roads had been blacktopped, because coming in late at night it was difficult to tell where the road was and the campsites, since they all had the gravel bed. I know the cost is high for asphalt, but at least campers would know what is road & what is campsite. The park was extremely clean & well kept up. We loved the sound of the river. Thanks for a great time.
Aug 11, 2016
Extremely well run campground. Staff was outstanding. Deluxe cabin on river was clean and comfortable, not to mention the view. Stay here again. ABSOLUTELY!!
Aug 09, 2016
There is one particular staff member, that's goes out of her way, to make people feel like utter crap.... To talk down to them and be condescending...... Not sure we'll ever come back because of this one lady!!! Been coming for 30yrs now.... To this specific campground.... And this one lady has ruined my visits and my entire outlook on the state of Tennessee!
Aug 09, 2016
Our stay was incredible! We stayed in a cabin next to The Little River. We will be returning in a few months and will tent camp this time. Can't wait!

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