Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

8533 State Highway 73

Townsend, TN 37882

Reserve: 800-562-3428

Info: 865-448-2241

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Tent Reviews

Apr 20, 2014
Too far to bathroom. Too few bathrooms. Otherwise great.
Apr 08, 2014
We had a wonderful time over the 4 days we stayed. Very clean and very friendly!! We can't wait to go back. We had some bad weather that moved in and the staff was very helpful in communicating where to go if we needed to and since the wi-if was hit or miss they made sure to keep everyone updated! Thankfully the weather didn't do much and we were able to continue our getaway Sonya and Daniel
Mar 24, 2014
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Nov 11, 2013
great site,great service, clean,friendly. I will come back!
Nov 11, 2013
I loved it! 126 was the perfect spot for a tent right on the water it was so beautiful. It was nice and quiet and the showers were very hot. It's not as close to Gatlinburg as we thought but I'm glad we chose it because it was so beautiful and near the mountians. We don't have kids but it was very family friendly but also great for just us. We will definitely go back!
Nov 06, 2013
Nov 05, 2013
Nov 04, 2013
Nice, shaded spots. They are a bit close together but not as close as some other KOAs. It is odd that the flush toilets are all the way over in the full hookup/RV area and not near the tents...
Oct 27, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
It's simple. Clean. Cozy. Tightly managed. But, fun. Our tent site was great @ 129. Next time, 126 right on the river it is! Townsend is our speed. So is this cool, little, well maintained kampground. We will be back & many other KOAs just opened up to this family. Thanks!
Oct 15, 2013
It was great. The kids loved the hayride, movie, and the playground. I think it's awesome that the staff plans activities for the kids. It was a nice, relaxing weekend stay.
Oct 14, 2013
We loved it, Kids loved it, everyone loved it (despite the jerks that wouldn't let us in our national park)
Oct 14, 2013
The facilities were certainly not bad but the proximity of the tent sites to the cabins and other tents made for much less of a wooded camping experience than I expected. This was my 1st KOA trip and I will give it another shot.
Oct 14, 2013
There needs to be better restroom facilities near the tent sites. A full bathhouse is needed closer to the tent sites to help accommodate families with small children.
Oct 12, 2013
This is a wonderful property; the staff is friendly and caring as well as the grounds being lovingly taken care of throughout. This was our second stay in as many years and I have no doubt, we'll be back next year as well.
Oct 07, 2013
This is our favorite campground. It's quiet and it's nice to get away, but there are lots of things we can do if we want. We only wish we could have stayed longer.
Oct 06, 2013
Had a great time and the campground & showers are clean every year when we make our fall trip.
Oct 06, 2013
Oct 01, 2013
Best Staff ever Very clean
Sep 30, 2013
great place for kids and families
Sep 25, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Beautiful tent site on the river, very clean, friendly staff, quiet, family friendly, clean showers and bathrooms. :)
Sep 23, 2013
Everything good, except the bathrooms, which are very poor. We had to use porta potties. They were filthy.
Sep 22, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
We always enjoy our time in your campground. Its well maintained & the staff is always friendly. Can't wait to return in 2014!
Sep 09, 2013
I was disappointed that the showers were just warm and not hot two days out of three. I was also disappointed that there was no hot water in the bathroom sinks. Other than that, we had a great stay.
Sep 09, 2013
AWESOME! Great staff. Great area. Great Kampground! Will DEFINITELY be back!
Sep 09, 2013
Overall our stay was great, a little pricey for a tent site, but ok we made some new friends also oh the showers there was not hot water.
Sep 06, 2013
Very clean, well-kept grounds. Efficient staff. Good family-fun planning. Thank you for a wonderful family get-together.
Sep 03, 2013
We had a great time thank you! The families around us were friendly, our site was beautiful. The service was great. Only draw back was that our wi fi connection never worked and the firewood from the camp store was wet or to green to burn. We loved our visit and will be back if we get the chance.
Sep 03, 2013
As always, stay was excellent. Facilities are clean, staff is friendly, plenty of activities for kids and adults alike.
Sep 03, 2013
A great weekend as always at this KOA.
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
Aug 05, 2013
Only compliant was the trash service never came by our site. Would recommend creating a community sink near the primitive sites.
Aug 04, 2013
Our daughter loved the pool and playground. We stayed at both the majority of our trip! We had a great time!
Aug 02, 2013
Did not enjoy my stay,very stressful,been reserving spots next to water with group of friends since 97 ,in advance a year ahead ,this year all could not make it only 2 sites rented, and we had no privacy ,other campers tramping through our campsites constantly sitting in front of our campsite drinking ,ridiculous ,dissatisfied after driving 6 hours an renting a car to come on vacation
Jul 28, 2013
We had a wonderful time there didn't want to leave. Bathrooms/showers were clean. Daily activities were great for the kids...lots to do. Planning our next trip!!
Jul 22, 2013
Everyone was very friendly and made myself and my cub scout pack feel at home. We are currently planning our next camp out and will use KOA again.
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Wonderful campground and even more important, friendly and helpful staff. A1
Jul 17, 2013
We love this campground! The only thing I would recommend is putting in another bath house closer to the tent sites. I just cannot bring myself to use those port-a-johns. Otherwise, we LOVED our experience and cannot wait to come back!
Jul 16, 2013
Loved this campground and the wonderful tent sites! The services were awesome and the place was clean! They were responsive to our report of a yellow jacket nest close to our campsite. Would definitely return!
Jul 16, 2013
We camped from 6/29 thru 7/5 I thought your campground was very clean and your staff was very friendly. Besides the rain we really enjoyed are stay and we will be returning in the future.
Jul 12, 2013
We love the Townsend KOA!! There are so many activities. We never get bored! Going back in a couple weeks!
Jul 06, 2013
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