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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

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8533 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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Cary, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 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... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 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.... More 

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Independence, Kentucky
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 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... More 

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Westville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 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... More 

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Hackleburg, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a camping cabin on the river and it was not worth the 100$ per night we were charged. The view was great at the front of the cabin, but the back of the cabin was right next to the busy highway and there was constant loud noise, there was no bathroom in it, floor was dirty, curtain... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Though we have camped in various places in the Smokies, this was our first stay at the KOA and I have to say that I am very impressed with the cleanliness of not only the campground, but the bathrooms and showers were pristine, even with a full camp this weekend. The landscaping between the sites, the friendliness of the staff... More 

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Raeford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

The campground was well-maintained and everything was clean. We stayed in camping cabin #14 and loved being right on the river. The only reason I didn't give a 5 was the bathroom was a pretty good distance from the camping cabin, unless you want to use a portapotty. Also, the sites and cabins were a bit more concentrated than we... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was our first time at this KOA, but it will not be our last. The campground is great, especially the river front sites. We stayed in sites 80 and 81. These are right on the river, which was great for kids and outdoor enthusiasts. There is plenty to do at the this campground with a playground for the kids,... More 

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Thank RockyTopRocker
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Best place ever will definitely stay again. People and pet friendly.great price.great place for family and just to relax.clean cabins well kept grounds and friendly staff.not far from Gatlinburg.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We aren't you typical pull behind camper/rv campers. We have tent camped for years,my father in law purchased a 30ft camper. We needed a location where all 8 of us could relax but not be bored. This was the absolute best spot we could imagine! Plenty of amenities,clean bathrooms,amazing showers. The location is very close to Cade's Cove too! If... More 

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