Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

8533 State Highway 73

Townsend, TN 37882

Reserve: 800-562-3428

Info: 865-448-2241

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RV Reviews

Mar 03, 2014
It's always nicer when the campground is at lower capacity, but what a terrific place. Quiet, we were along the river, biked into the GSMNP, and just loved our stay. Terrific campground that we will absolutely revisit--our new go-to destination.
Mar 03, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Mark and his staff made our stay very enjoyable. This was our first KOA visit...there will be more!
Jan 22, 2014
Had a great spot right on the river which was very, very peaceful. The only improvement I would recommend would be to improve the internet reception so it it strong at all campsites.
Jan 07, 2014
One of the most beautiful KOAs we have visited. It had easy access to Cade's Cove and Miss Lilly's resturant down the street was excellent. The campground was clean and taken care of very well. We can't wait to visit again.
Jan 06, 2014
This is the only KOA we've stayed at, usually at State Parks or Army Corp of Engineers. Staff really nice. It was very pretty by the stream, however the sites were very close. Some sites might not allow for awning room. The showers and bathrooms were clean, but some of the shower bldgs were not heated. Cold clothes dryers did not want to dry towels. Have to be close for wifi.
Jan 04, 2014
Great time at Townsend KOA as always! Even in freezing temps. Our kids love it here and can't wait to come back! Thanks!!
Jan 03, 2014
The sites were great right along the river. The wireless internet did not work and we were given a site we had to share parking space with another camper. Not enough room for the 2 campers and both trucks. Luckily the site next to us was open and we could park there. The staff was not very helpful.
Jan 02, 2014
Jan 01, 2014
Wireless internet is way toooo slow. There could not have been 25 campers in the park either. Would hate to see it when park is full. Needs to work better and faster since there is no phone service then either.
Dec 29, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Love this campground. This will be our only location to stay. It's beautiful and the staff was very friendly. Can't wait to camp there again!!!
Dec 24, 2013
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Dec 08, 2013
Great time,weather not perfect but hey first week of Dec.Nice site overlooking river.Will be back in spring.
Dec 04, 2013
Always love our time in Townsend and at the KOA. Staff is great! Thanks!
Dec 04, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
Dec 02, 2013
Great place and experience in every way!
Dec 02, 2013
We alway s enjoy Townsend KOA Mark and all the people are very helpful and friendly.
Dec 02, 2013
Dec 02, 2013
We love this campground! Everything is clean and accessible and it is a great location for other activities. Folks were friendly and we are already planning our next trip there. Thanks
Dec 01, 2013
We went for Thanksgiving week and it snowed. We had a site by the river and listening to the currents was so peaceful. Thankful for the leash free dog area and the basketball goal was a hit with the kids. It is not far am from Cade's Cove. We spotted lots of deer. Also not too far from Pigeon Forge and Gatlingburg. Traffic was not bad at all. It has a store and they can refill your propane gas.
Dec 01, 2013
The staff very helpful. Awesome visit.
Dec 01, 2013
We stayed right on the river in our motor home in November, chilly weather, but sun was out. We loved the site, one of the best we've stayed in. EVER! The staff was very nice and we loved it there. We will be back.
Nov 28, 2013
Loved the water front RV sites.
Nov 25, 2013
We have had our group winter trip here for the last 4 years and we will continue in the future.We are planning to due a lot more camping because KOA makes it so easy and affordable.
Nov 24, 2013
We are so happy we chose to stay at the Townsend KOA! We arrived at night and Al helped us back in our travel trailer . All the staff were friendly and helpful. The spaces are close together but off season we noticed people were given their space by not assigning spaces right next to one another! Good job Townsend KOA !
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
We have been staying at the Townsend KOA for since 2005. We love it and tell all our family and friends what a wonderful campground it is. The staff is fabulous and always available. Thanks Townsend KOA!
Nov 18, 2013
The staff were very friendly and helpfull. Restrooms were always in tip top shape. The new playground was the highlight for my two boys. Worst part about our visit was when we had to leave.
Nov 17, 2013
Nov 16, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
We really enjoyed our stay. Campground is well maintained, great play area!
Nov 13, 2013
The only problem is wifi did not come in I was told that you had to be closer to the front for it to work? They should tell you this up front!
Nov 13, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
Friendly staff, like the dog run,
Nov 12, 2013
The staff are friendly and helpful. The grounds are well kept. The sites are roomy and well situated. The bathhouse is always clean. Our favorite campground.
Nov 12, 2013
I had read other comments prior to our visit. I found none of the negative comments to be of much concern. We had a good time and all staff members were very helpful. Thank you. We plan to be back in May.
Nov 11, 2013
Had a great stay. The bathroom needs a little more attention as there were a lot of cobwebs.
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 10, 2013
Nov 09, 2013
We love this campground, we have been coming here for twenty years. The only thing that could be improved is the cleaning of the bathrooms. The stalls are dusty and there are cob webs on the beams above. The showers have some mold/mildew in them on the walls, floors, and shower curtains. I have recommended this campground in the past because of the clean bathrooms, which is very important!
Nov 09, 2013
Nov 06, 2013
Beautiful campground, meticulously maintained, Friendly staff, very helpful when a laundry problem was encountered. Definitely one of our favorite places to enjoy God's creation.
Nov 05, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
everyone is extremely helpful and friendly usually smiling eager to stay here again M&R Mayfield and molly
Nov 05, 2013

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