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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

To attend a wedding I located in Walkabd this was a charming place to stay. I liked the little DC 3 cabin by the water. It's always great to rest by a lovely strewn. Rates were reasonable at about $125 per night with a bath, linens, a microwave and coffee machine. It was considered a deluxe cabin.

3Thank DoloresJacoby
Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I loved this camp group... We were planning to camp outside, but since it started to rain we decided to take a cabin... Such a fun experience... We took the deluxe cabin and my kids loved it... It was a small, cozy, comfy cabin... We enjoyed BBQing everything outside and loved how safe it was...My kids played in the playground...

1Thank AhlamBarwani
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a stop on a camping road trip. Having never stayed at a KOA before now I'm impressed. The site is in quiet Townsend with all the views and none of the tourist traffic. Though if you want, Gatlingburg is a quick 40 minutes East through the park. The campground is clean and will maintained. The staff is...

1Thank Jessica E
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This campground is amazing-beautiful scenery, large sites, a river, easy to get to, and many helpful staff who ask what your plans are and assist as needed. There's a gas station close & a cafe, so convenient! Thoroughly enjoyed our spring break trip!

1Thank Heather S
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This was our first time ever staying at a KOA. From the phone call we made before we got there right up until checkout, we had amazing, friendly people that run this campground. I would have given 5 stars but the WiFi was not working while we were there. We will go back and recommend this campground to our friends...

3Thank cthom54
cocoa fl
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Nice place, nice people. Rented a cabin. Awesome ammenities, including my favorite a fire pit! Close to Cades Cove. Peaceful compared to the other side of the Smokies with all the traffic in Gatlinburg. Have stayed here in the summer months and the winter. Not much open in the winter but the peace and quiet is heavenly!

1Thank Tigggger
Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Decided last minute to take a Thanksgiving trip to Pigeon Forge area and needed a place that had accommodations for us as well as our 130lb Great Dane. We have been by this KOA before on our way to Cades Cove but never stayed this far outside of Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area. From the time of calling them all the way...

1Thank melkip
Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

My family, including my two young daughters, stayed here for Halloween weekend. When we arrived, the office was busy so they told us to go to our site and then come back later to check in, which was very nice! We were guided to our site by a very helpful man who assisted us in getting our camper positioned perfectly....

3Thank AliW77
Independence, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Seriously one of the most beautiful places you could ever camp. Stream Side sites are beautiful. The grounds are kept very very clean, and staff is pretty friendly. The only negative thing I can say is they try to keep the place too clean, and by that I mean they blow leaves from morning to dusk. They blow them from...

Thank kyle r
Westville, Indiana
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We came for leaf peeper season for the first time & decided to try this campground. We've stayed in campgrounds in Gatlinburg & Cherokee, but this one is the best! It looks like they've been busy with improving sites. The bathhouse, while not new, looks like it's been built within the last 5 years. The playground is fabulous. If I...

Thank ccindyk48

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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 37882-4310
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Number of rooms: 135
Also Known As:
Townsend / Great Smokies Koa Hotel Townsend
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“They need a category for campgrounds”
 of 5 bubbles scottwC584BC, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Cabins 1-6 if possible, pay more to get the view on the river!!!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles LizzyB01, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I would not request site 9.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosabee2014, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe cabins have a bathroom. Get one right on the water.”
 of 5 bubbles locolizard, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“River side cabins are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles AhlamBarwani, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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