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Townsend-Great Smokies KOA

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24 Reviews

About This Campground


Fee Info

Adults 18+, Kids 0-17, Free 0--1

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 50 ft.


24 Reviews of Townsend-Great Smokies KOA

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2021

Beautiful KOA in the quiet part of the Smokies!

After backing into our snug site on the river, we were very happy with our site! Not only did we have cool neighbors, but our site also had a private little deck and a paved patio overlooking the Little River. This KOA is clean and folks are friendly. We spent 2 nights here and packed in all kinds…

  • The drive into (and through) Gatlinburg, TN
  • Location of Townsend KOA
  • Our site on the Little River
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Month of VisitNovember
Joel R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2021

They squeezed in as many as possible

First of all, it’s a KOA, so I didn’t expect a lot when we came, but it’s close to Great Smokey Mountains NP. It has has water and electricity, and is tolerable for a night or two. As KOA’s go, this one is better than most I’ve been to. There are still some trees, and some shade, the sites are…

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Month of VisitOctober
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2021

A great stop for families!

Wonderful Campground, site 30 is amazing and convenient for families to playground/pool. Staff super kind and helpful. Clean restrooms and facilities. Would stay again. River tubing a fun activity, but not provided by campground.

Month of VisitOctober


Townsend-Great Smokies KOA is located in Tennessee


From Maryville, US 321 N toward the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1 mile straight through stoplight on Hwy 73.


8533 State Highway 73
Townsend, TN 37882


35.67353577 N
83.71812918 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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