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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

197 reviews
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“deluxe cabin”(19 reviews)
“gas station”(12 reviews)
“the river”(89 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a shame that all campgrounds in Townsend charge 100% more than any other campgrounds in the area and frankly even at prime locations like beach campgrounds. You can go to ocean front campsites along both west and east coasts, with every amenity thinkable...More

Thank shertnwalk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually stay here when we come to the area and it is a very clean campground. They were not full so there was plenty of room between campers. The only thing negative I have to say is the shower house and bathrooms were closed....More

Thank titanman24
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This campground served our purpose which was to be close to the things we wanted to see and to avoid the congestion of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. We did have a site on the river which we enjoyed in the evenings when we came back...More

Thank glengory
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Toured area this time and viewed other campgrounds. This KOA is a great location and very lovingly taken care of by the staff. Easy access to Cade's Cove. Take Wears road and end up at light 3 in Pigeon Forge in 25 minutes. Beth made...More

Thank R2Ontheroad
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

So many great things about this location - but just say no anyway! Two big negatives outweigh all the positives: 1. Lady in the office is a Witch. Ask a question: get yelled at. Try to park to use the Dump: get yelled at. Even...More

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Joe O
11 October 2017|
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Response from Jeanne L | Reviewed this property |
As many said - call. But, FYI, the RV sites are ridiculously small, so even if they did allow, you might not want to! The best sites are actually the tent sites by the river. We didn't have a reservation the first night, but... More
Andrea H
13 August 2017|
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Response from TravelingKate1209 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the river is usually too low to kayak. Tubing and tube rental is available
Joy C
1 March 2017|
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Response from tgskoa | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do have two modern bath/shower houses. Thank you
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"Wifi was a little slow, but didn't affect trip."
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"Site 30 is awesome"
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"Deluxe cabins have restrooms. Some of these have lofts and some do not. Regular camping cabins do not."
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"River View is really a must."
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