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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

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8533 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Townsend / Great Smokies KOA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They are improving sites to have more room. But they are raising the prices substantially to cover the costs. Lots of kids, beware of sites near basketball court. We have stayed there many times. They used to give a military discount, but suddenly it is active duty only now. My husband's 26 years don't count. I feel they are acting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this campground for 1 week every summer for the past 3 years. It's a great campground. We usually take our RV and stay on one of the sides with the creek directly behind us. This year we drove out car and spent the time in a deluxe cabin. It is super clean and located near Cade's... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, wonderful location. Great for kids and families. Be aware of site 100. While it is the biggest site and has a great location, many of the campers use it as a shortcut. It's not unusual to have bikers, kids, etc cutting thru your site. KOA management should stay one night for themselves and see what it's like. They... More 

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Minster, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice staff that were attentive and willing to assist with any problems or questions. One issue was the neighbor's unattended dogs that continued to bark every time we were outside our camper. Even though there is a rule the dogs could not be left alone in the camper the staff did nothing about getting our neighbor to follow that rule.

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Inverness, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the deluxe studio cabins with my young child and we had an amazing time! The KOA staff were all very friendly and were more than helpful whenever I needed anything. I enjoy going on the weekends because they have bingo, tie-dying, hay rides, movies outside and lots of activities for young kids. I will definitely... More 

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elkhart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We borrowed an RV from friends in April, 2015 for our first family RV trip. Our stay at the KOA of Townsend was awesome. Great friendly people, brand new showers and clean bathrooms, and a superb location just a couple minutes from the National Park. We highly recommend staying here.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Although this wasn't my first stay, in a KOA kabin, it was my first stay at the Townsend/Great Smokies KOA - and I wasn't disappointed. I've made many trips to the Smokies, but this time I wanted to concentrate on Cades Cove, and this KOA is only 7 miles from the entrance. I found the kampground and bathroom facilities to... More 

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Pineville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Although I have spent a lifetime camping in an RV at campgrounds across the US, we decided to stay in a deluxe cabin this time. It was everything we could have wanted. The cabin was clean and looked new. Firewood was delivered to our door. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our view of the river was beautiful. The campground... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We spent 7 nights at the campground. The staff was friendly and courteous and our site was very clean. We loved the pavers that made a small deck outside the camper and the table and chairs were very nice, too. Several reviewers complained that it's too crowded. We didn't find this to be a problem. The showers are very nice... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great KOA on the quiet side of the smokies. Lots to do and the kids loved swimming in the pool and River. I ordered a bundle of firewood one night and it wasn't delivered. The next morning I complained at the office, and not only did they bring the original bundle, but a second one as well as an apology.... More 

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