Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 800-562-3428

Reserve: 800-562-3428

Info: 865-448-2241

Info: 865-448-2241

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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 5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Retreat to the peaceful side of the Smoky Mountains with a stay at Townsend/Great Smokies KOA Holiday!

Cades Cove is a bikers paradise? Rent a Bike from us and explore the 11 mile loop!

One of the premier campgrounds in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, the Townsend/Great Smokies KOA offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and lush forests. Nestled up against the Little River, this campground provides a great setting for relaxing, putting your feet up and enjoying nature after a hard day of hiking, fishing or exploring the local area.
Upgrade your RV experience with a stay in one of our NEW KOA Patio Sites! These full hookup, pull-through, RV sites are the largest on the campground and feature a patio and built in fire pit. We also offer a wide range of water/electric and tent camping site areas; ranging from semi-sunny to heavily wooded and secluded.
Don't want to rough it? Reserve one of our cozy log Camping Cabins or Deluxe Cabins. Our Deluxe Cabins are the ultimate in cabin camping; featuring private bedroom(s), bathroom, patio with a grill, and full linens. Additional amenities include a laundry, swimming pool, two very clean bathhouses, a modern playground for the little ones, a covered pavilion equipped with a beautiful stone fireplace, Sweet Shoppe (seasonal)  with homemade fudge, a basketball court, wireless internet, bicycle rentals and more.

The outdoor recreation opportunities never end at Townsend KOA! Rent a bike and explore the beautiful 5-mile long Townsend Bike Trail, featuring historic locations throughout and conveniently located across the road from our campground. With 1,650 feet of river frontage, you can camp with easy access to the Little River, which flows directly out of the National Park. The river is excellent for swimming or tubing and is well known for great trout fishing

Plan enough time in your trip to the Smoky Mountains to visit our neighboring campgrounds, including: the lively Pigeon Forge KOA Holiday and scenic Cherokee/Great Smokies KOA Holiday.

Campground Amenities

  • Amenities
  • Activities
  • 50
    Max Amp
  • 60'
    Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/23 - 9/9)
  • Snack Bar
  • Propane
  • Fishing
  • Firewood
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals
  • Dog Park

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