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2015 KOA Directory

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191 Visit koa.com Tennessee 17 Townsend/Great Smokies Located on "the peaceful side of the Smokies," the Townsend/Great Smokies KOA is a tranquil place to visit. Surrounded by beautiful forests of the Smoky Mountains and nestled up against the Little River, this KOA provides a great setting for relaxing and enjoying nature. Cades Cove is just around the corner with plenty of biking and hiking opportunities, and the Little River is excellent for swimming, tubing and trout fi shing. Visit the on-site restaurant for tasty southern fried chicken or homemade fudge. Full hookups are available on level, grassy sites with paved patios. Tent sites range from semi-sunny to heavily wooded and secluded. Don't want to rough it? Reserve a Camping Cabin or furnished Deluxe Cabin. Enjoy the on-site laundry, swimming pool, modern playground, covered pavilion with large barbecue pit, horseshoe pits, basketball court, Wi-Fi, bicycle rentals and an arcade. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 60 ft. From Maryville, US 321 N toward the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 1 mile straight through stoplight on Hwy 73. OPEN ALL YEAR koa.com/camp/townsend-great-smokies RESERVATIONS 800-562-3428 • INFO 865-448-2241 8533 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882 16 Sweetwater/I-75/Exit 62 The beauty and quiet setting of this KOA make it a favorite with overnighters as well as family vacationers. Free Wi-Fi, paved interior roads and several select patio sites make this KOA big rig friendly. Activities include volleyball, basketball, fi shing, pedal go-karts and water wars, along with special holiday and weekend events. Local attractions include the Lost Sea, Sweetwater's antique district, Tennessee's largest indoor fl ea market and fi shing and boating on nearby lakes. Steer through the Cherokee National Forest on the scenic Cherohala Skyway. Motorcyclists won't want to miss the challenging Tail of the Dragon. Take day trips to the Smoky Mountains and Dollywood. Pool: May 15–Sept. 15. Max pull thru: 120 ft. Your hosts: the Tufts family. 30 miles south of Knoxville on I-75 Exit 62—Oakland Road. Go west 1/2 mile, then left 1/3 mile to camp. Follow directions, not GPS. 73 73 66 321 321 411 411 411 129 40 75 75 40 Townsend Knoxville Sevierville Gatlinburg Great Smoky Mountains National Park Maryville ® 11 322 68 75 Chattanooga 60 mi. Knoxville 30 mi. Oakland Rd. SWEETWATER Exit 62 1 /3 mi. 1 /2 mi. ® OPEN ALL YEAR koa.com/camp/sweetwater RESERVATIONS 800-562-9224 INFO 865-213-3900 269 Murray's Chapel Road Sweetwater, TN 37874 KID'S CAMPING CRAFT IDEA #3 TWIG FRAME – Cut the corners of the cardboard or chipboard at a diagonal. Glue the twigs to the cardboard, starting with the shorter pieces and crossing them with the longer twigs. Allow to dry. Cut the ribbon, twine or string into four equal pieces. Wrap one piece of ribbon around each corner, then tie it into a bow. Secure with glue if necessary. Then head out and snap some great family photos around the campground! When you get home, print out the picture and secure it to the frame with double-sided tape. BLOG.KOA.COM GET MORE KID'S CRAFTS IDEAS AT BRING FROM HOME: • Corrugated cardboard (or chipboard) cut to 4.5" X 6.5" • Ribbon, twine or string • White glue • A camera COLLECT AT THE CAMPGROUND: • Four twigs – two approximately 7" long and two approximately 9" long Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg

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