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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son is an only child and really looks forward to camping at KOA on our RV trips because he knows he'll always find lots of activities and lot of kids to play with. Maybe it was the time of year (April) but this KOA had almost no kids and no activities! It was beautiful and clean, but populated primarily...

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We typically take the camper to this KOA, but we decided to do a quick getaway for 2 nights in one of the delux cabins (DC3). River view too. We absolutely love this KOA and it's staff. They all take such great care us us. You can order wood, ice, etc at the store & they'll deliver it to you....

Thank DD13lakeNorris
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed here. Staff is very friendly and helpful. This is an old campground but they have done a lot since we were here several years ago. They have added a lot more cabins and added patio sites. I believe there are only 3 pull thru sites. We stayed at one. Sites are pretty...

Thank RVonthemove
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and so laid back! I love the big sidewalks and so much room to walk a dog! No big crowds to deal with! Only downside is no easy drive thru restaurants or much to do at night. But the quiet was what I needed this trip!!

Thank Kathy C
Pensacola, United States
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I stayed in a riverside cabin here and let me tell ya....best Glamping experience ever!!! They had the cutest little cabins with everything you'd need including toiletries in the shower! I have "camped in the Smokies " for thirty years but this was by far the best experience ever! Samantha the manager is so helpful and friendly as are all...

1Thank teresahI9433CC
Blytheville, AR
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have camped here about 20 times in the last few years, sometimes in a motor home and sometimes in a pop-up camper trailer. the place is unbelievable. I can't think of anything to complain about on any of these stays. the staff seem to anticipate your needs and take care of potential problems quickly. When you consider that the...

Thank jim_roberds
Danvers, Illinois
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Nice campground close to Gatlinburg. You can rent tubes to float down the river too. We camped here and rode the Harley several hundred miles while we were here. This is a nice ride to the tail of the dragon. The camp ground is clean and well kept. We will return next year. THANK YOU to the hard working staff.

Thank Timothy G
Cullman, Alabama
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Have loved camping here since late 90's when the name was Little River Campground. Stayed in a camping cabin this time. Very comfortable. We were getting there late. They left the lights on & heater on for us so it was nice & cozy. Wish there was a bathhouse closer to cabins. Employees were all nice & friendly. Safe &...

Thank jtalleymom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We loved everything about it. Nice and quiet!! Beautiful Cabins and great lots to camp in. The staff was very friendly! The location is wonderful. It is very close to Cades Cove. My little boy loved the playground.

1Thank Nikki R
Meridian, Mississippi
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in our camper during the week of thanksgiving and we very happy with our stay. The camp ground is very clean and had all amenities we needed. I opted for the site with the patio and fire pit and it was very nice. Unfortunately, a burn ban at the time kept us from using the fire pit....

1Thank titanman24

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in what's known as "the peaceful side of the Smokies," the Townsend/Great Smokies KOA neighbors Cades Cove and the countless black bears, deer, plants and flowers that make their homes there. With the tranquil Little River hugging the property line, endless hiking trails weaving through the wooded tapestry surrounding the kampground and swinging bridges suspended nearby, each day at this KOA promises a new adventure. Nearby attractions like Dollywood, Tuckaleechee Caverns (a 25-million-year old cavern system) and miles of tubing and biking guarantee great fun for your vacation. On-site, visit the Little River Village restaurant for a batch of fudge, grab your tackle and cast your line and enjoy free wireless Internet during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

Address: 8533 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Number of rooms: 135
Also Known As:
Townsend / Great Smokies Koa Hotel Townsend
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“They have pet friendly cabins too!!”
  • Pet friendly cabin with everything you need!
teresahI9433CC, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They need a category for campgrounds”
scottwC584BC, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Cabins 1-6 if possible, pay more to get the view on the river!!!!!!!!!”
LizzyB01, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I would not request site 9.”
Rosabee2014, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe cabins have a bathroom. Get one right on the water.”
locolizard, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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