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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

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8533 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents have been taking me to this campground since I was little and I was able to take my own family there this year. It is a very clean campground from the tent sites to the bathrooms. We had to problems any of the nights we stayed there. We will definitely keep coming back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say that KOA has invested a lot of money with improvements to the center camp sites. Concrete pads with beautiful stone work. New decorative tables and chairs. Angled sites making it easier to back into your site. These sites compete with the river sites. Good job KOA.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tent camped here earlier this summer with my parents, wife and young son. Very close to Cades Cove, Tremont, a few local restaurants, grocery store and hardware store. The campsites were nice but as other have indicated they are quite close together so there is not much privacy. On the weekend we experienced what I can only imagine were some... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family stayed 4 nights in a two room cabin over looking the river. We could not have been happier with the accommodations or the location! Check in was smooth, cabin was clean and included a tv and refrigerator. The A/C unit worked great and kept the cabin nice and cool for us. The amount of area granted for the cabins... More 

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Braselton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here. Perfect spot on the river. Our families had a tent site, a RV on the river, and a cabin w bath. All the staff was helpful and very friendly. Bathhouse and showers were new and extremely clean. Really loved the cabins! Nice to have a pool too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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 July 23, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

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 July 3, 2015

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 June 25, 2015

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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