Newport / I-40 / Smoky Mountains KOA

There's no lack of attractions close to this KOA! All sites are pull through - easy in and easy out. Monthly and permanent sites available.

Spend a day, a week, a month or even the summer in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, home of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park - crown jewel of the eastern U.S. park system. Swim in the sparkling pool or shoot hoops. Laze around in the heated and air-conditioned one- and two-room Cabins, or park your RV on one of the large, shady sites. Tent Sites can be found on a lovely shaded knoll. Play each day in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Forbidden Caverns and Dollywood theme park, or stop by dozens of outlet shopping malls, only minutes away. Hike in the Cherokee National Forest, or go boating, fishing and rafting on the Tennessee Valley Authority lakes. Bring your boats and Jet Skis; this family-friendly KOA has secure, additional parking. The Pigeon, French Broad and Nolichucky rivers reflect the beautiful mountain scenery and offer optimal freshwater fishing. Pets are welcome too! Pool: May 15 - September 15. Max pull thru: 75 feet.

MONTHLY AND PERMANENT SITES AVAILABLE: INCLUDES WATER, SEWER, CABLE TV, & WiFi

  • CAMPER RESPONSIBLE FOR ELECTRIC CALL FOR OUR NEW LOWER RATES.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 82' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/15 - 10/15)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

KOA Blog: Latest Stories

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    Among the countless joys of camping are those little tricks you learn over time that streamline your pre-trip packing or campsite setup, boost your comfort while “roughing it,” or otherwise make operations that much more efficient or enjoyable.

  • Lessons Learned from a First-Time Camper

    A first time camper shares the things she wished she knew before heading out on her first camping adventure. If you’re new to camping, you’ll want to check out these tips from a beginner camper.

Local Area

Dollywood

Share some simple, good, old-fashioned fun with the family at Dollywood. With the Smokies' best rides, shows, crafts and charming atmosphere, you're just a short distance from guaranteed wholesome family fun - but a long way from today's hassles.

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Dixie Stampede

The Dixie Stampede is one of the best places to eat in the Smokies! Enjoy the cast of 250 including 32 fabulous horses. Relive the glory, pageantry and, romance of the 1800s with authentic antebellum costumes and elaborate architecture as a backdrop. As your evening of fun, feasting and non-stop action nears its climax, you'll be treated to a grand finale of dancing, prancing and flag waving patriotism that have become hallmarks of the Stampede!

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Whitewater Rafting

For information on area whitewater rafting, visit the following websites:
www.bigcreekexpeditions.com
www.wildwaterrafting.com

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Biltmore House

The Biltmore Estate consists of the House, Gardens and Winery. Biltmore House took six years and 1,000 men to build; it opened its doors on Christmas Eve in 1895. With its 390-foot facade, the House has more than 11 million bricks, 250 rooms, 65 fireplaces, 43 bathrooms, 34 bedrooms, and three kitchens, all of which are contained in over four acres of floor space. The massive stone spiral staircase rises four floors and has 102 steps. Through its center hangs an iron chandelier weighing 1,700 pounds and contains 72 electric light bulbs. You'll experience a different kind of awe when you walk the Estate's grounds, Originally more than 125,000 acres of land, the Estate includes wooded parks, six pleasure gardens, a conservatory, and 30 miles of paved roadway. The Biltmore Estate Winery produces more than 50,000 cases of wine per year. Although it is one of the newest wineries, it is the most visited winery in the United States and has won over 100 awards in its first decade.

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