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21 RV Parks near Athens, Tennessee
Aug 2017 - $27.00
Seasonals have taken over. 3 or 4 very poor slots available. Gravel spots are overgrown, the pedestals falling over. cable connections don't work cable laying on the grounds. A lawnmower has not seen this area in quite some time. Electrical wavered a bit as the night went on. Sites are very short. The 'owners' no longer staff the office. Someone drops in late in the day. Pool is closed (even in season). I am sorry to say this place is darn near gone. NO 50amp or sewer in overnighter area. - Mushroom
Oct 2014 - $15.00
We have stayed here for a month every year for the past 4 years but this year will probably be our last. The campground is for sale and maintenance is being ignored. Most of the pull-through sites have power and cable issues and are very tightly packed. The grass was about 6 inches tall when we arrived and no one cut any of the sites for the whole month we were there. Fire ants are everywhere. The host are not friendly but this is nothing new for this park. This park is fine for an overnight visit and easy to get around in, although a little hard to find behind Krystal's. - dandg
Sep 2014 - $24.00
This property is up for sale. The facilities are getting run down and shabby looking. Hookups are needing updating and repair in some instances but nothing much is being done. The pull-through sites are barely long enough for a 40' coach and small toad and are crammed together with your neighbor's sewer hose next to your picnic table. Trees between sites make slide deployment iffy. Other than a quick overnight, don't bother. - lllkrob
Apr 2019 - $27.00
We were passing through, it was getting late and we needed a place to stay overnight. The owner, Jane, found a spot for us and was very helpful with directions and checking us in when we got there. We would definitely stay there when we needed to be in that area again. - Traveling with the Todds
Oct 2018 - $23.00
After storing the camper for five months nearby, we spent a "shakedown" week here. Basic RV Park, friendly folks, level, pull-thru gravel site with cement patio. Didn't use bath house but it's available. Two washers/dryers on honor system, $4 total per load. No cable but OTA channels from Knoxville and/or Chattanooga, though hit and miss. Tractor Supply, Ace/Co-Op, Wal-Mart, Lowes all nearby. Maybe a mile off I-75... convenient but you don't hear it. I'd stay here again without hesitation. - Halfmast
Oct 2018 - $27.00
I try to base my reviews on what means the most to me, and that is what I call sleepability. The campground is just off of a main two-lane highway so there was some road noise late in the evening, but it curtailed after dark and I had a good nights rest. All the utilities worked as they were designed and I must say that even though the Internet wasn't working in the office, we had an excellent signal in the campground. I wish more RV parks would take note and understand that this feature is very important to a lot of travelers and walking or driving to a "hot-spot" in the CG is not what we want to do. We didn't use the bath house so I can't comment on that aspect of this CG. The interior roads were a little narrow, but they didn't cause any issues for our 32' Class C. The office staff were friendly and I had a couple of conversations with our neighbors, who were all very cordial. The CG is not on my Top 10 list, but if passing through the area, I wouldn't hesitate staying here again. - Love To Travel 2
Jun 2019 - $25.00
Narrow paved road (on a hill) to get into the park, and once inside, the roads are gravel. There is some erosion on the sites and the roads, but they've dealt with a lot of rain in the area recently, so maybe it will be repaired as soon as they can get to it. The couple managing/owning the park are super friendly and helpful, as well as generous. There appeared to be only one pull-through available, and thankfully, it was ours. We are 44 feet long, with a toad, and we were able to get into the site and stay hooked up. We had to have the trees trimmed back a bit so we could open our slides. The site was, no surprise, on a hill, so we had to set up utilities and access them only with the slide closed. That really was no problem. Electrical service and water pressure were good. WiFi worked fine. Over the air TV was pretty non-existent from site 8, unless you counted the 50 year old movie channel. We hooked up to cable, and while a bit fuzzy, there were many more options for watching shows, as well as local news & weather. Host immediately came to our site with loppers, to trim the trees so we could open up, and the owner and another gent went around the path out, trimming up more limbs, so that we would be able to leave without scratching up our new paint job. They did this immediately, and without us having to ask, which I thought was really nice. It appears that most of the campers here haven't been moved in several years, but all the residents kept to themselves, and their yards were cluttered, but neat. The house on the hill (I'm assuming owners' residence) and maintenance barn were very attractive, so I know they take pride in their campground and are working hard to keep it up. Be careful departing, though, as some of the curves are pretty sharp, and the erosion ensured there was no shoulder room. - kcdc989
Aug 2017 - $54.00
Went there for a 3 night stay during the total eclipse. I was told that there wouldn't be any difference in rates due to the eclipse, but when we arrived, it was doubled. I didn't want to start my eclipse weekend with a fight, so I just paid. There are 22 sites. The staff was super friendly. Wi-Fi is a hit or miss. I wasn't sure if it was just the sheer number of eclipse people. Not much in amenities, just a clubhouse with a TV, darts, and I think a pool table. A couple of coin op washers and dryers were in between the restroom/showers. The ladies room had 3 toilets and 2 showers. There are RV'ers that rent monthly there, so some places look more lived in with fences and such. The terrain was of grass and gravel. Hilly as expected in TN. I watched motorhomes turning VERY slowly down the narrow, gravel road so as to avoid sliding. My site was pretty nice with morning sun and afternoon shade. Lots of trees in TN. Usual hookups, picnic table, and a tractor trailer wheel for our fire pit. Overall, nice location in the countryside, but the clubhouse, restrooms, and laundry room are clean, but old and tired. Everything is very rustic, but that what camping is! :) - Texas Flag
May 2017 - $24.00
Narrow steep gravel lanes. Remember that if you're pulling a large towable. Mostly long term older rv's. Not an easy task to get out of. Dogs barking and our pad was so narrow our steps hung over just a couple of feet from a drop off. Then dealt with a muddy red mess on the other side. Ok for a quick overnight if you need hookups. - csbunz123
Oct 2019 - $45.00
Lovely, shaded sites. Nicely laid out. Good laundry and restrooms. Two dog parks. Lots of places to walk your dog. Very friendly staff.
If you happen to be there in the spring or fall during stink bug season, be careful. Easy to get into RV and takes a while to get rid of them. - SamMack
Aug 2019 - $43.00
What a super place to stay! Asphalt sites and roads and mostly large pull thru sites make this an easy in and out. Close to I-75 is very convenient for overnight travelers. The shower and bathrooms are clean and large with very hot water. The pool area is immaculate and the water is sparkling clean. Mostly all sites have lots of shade making it comfortable in the hottest of days. The staff here is magnificent, being a KOA they direct you to your site. They even took me to look at sites prior to taking one which was nice. We were here for three days but definetly would stay a month here. Its that nice. Decorated very nicely and one of the nicest parks we have stayed in over the last year! Very impressed! - Rv2001
Jul 2019 - $65.00
Very kid friendly park, stayed here on our way to and from Florida, easy to find from Interstate. - ANDYO1
Aug 2012 - $12.00
Commonly called 'Gee Creek Campground', we love staying here. The campground is very nice & very affordable. The staff is great; especially, the rangers. They offer interpretive programs most evenings that are very interesting. The playground is awesome. The river is just yards away through the woods, offering a good place to wade, swim, & fish. We highly recommend this campground. - Jennings
Aug 2016 - $45.00
Stayed 2 nights to fish the Hiawassee. The manager was really nice but the park needs a lot of work and a good cleanup. It is apparently just out of bankruptcy after 5 years. Also now known as Eagle Cove RV park now to clear up that confusion. Trash is my pet peeve with cigarette butts at the top of the list! Lots of those around, dead bugs in the bathrooms, broken picnic table, trash in the fire ring, dead landscaping, fields that needed mowing......etc. No cable and unlevel sites for $45 per night was just poor value. The park did get WiFi the day we arrived but you had to go up to the bathrooms to connect. They did not take credit cards as well. Lots of upgrades in the future plans according to Jim. Great potential with a beautiful location. ...... - Blowfishqueen
Apr 2016 - $30.00
Before peak season, this park was a hidden gem. We were there in April, and the park had only two other rigs during the week, with a few more on weekends.
The park backs up to a large undulating feild, bordered by the Hiwassee River. Mountains are picturesque in the distance. There is a lot of green space.
Pull through sites were level on our end, (site 35), but a bit steep further along. All other sites appeared reasonably level. Utilities were fine. Wi-fi at the lodge was spectacular. Hosts were very friendly and accommodating.
We stayed an additional week, and will return next year if possible. - Sheryl E
Nov 2014 - $36.00
NO WIFI, rock road had lots of potholes that showed a lack of R&M. Bathhouse looked nice and clean, but we didn't use it.
Beware of the turn off the highway into the CG; it's hard dropoff that can/will scrape the under-carriage. Likewise for entering hi-way from the CG. - Rick and Sandy
Aug 2018 - $35.00
Cash only, no credit cards. Poor interior roads, unlevel site, barely there cell service. Sitting on a bluff over the river so the view isn't much either. Junky trailers all over. Just another overpriced rundown campground. Nothing nearby that we saw. Good for an overnight if not overpriced. - User2063
May 2017 - $59.00
Wi-Fi does not work. Very few pull through sites. Overpriced for its location and services. - Geno1986
Jun 2014 - $34.00
The view is lovely, but we will not be returning. This campground is not family friendly. We were supposed to have a two night stay but after returning from our rafting trip we were told to leave without refund because our dog was barking from inside the camper. We asked around and most campers said the dog was not a problem. We had done all requested of us including providing shot records but had the distinct feeling we were not welcome from the time we arrived when the campground manager suggested we tranquilize our pet because she did not seem happy. We have taken her camping a lot and have never had a problem before. The campsite was small; so was the bath house. I think this is geared for local use not for travelers. - munrofamily
Jun 2018 - $28.00
Had a great time, the park is small but spacious, we had shade trees and a large camping spot for our popup. The grand kids really enjoyed fishing and swimming, the swimming area is great for small children. The lake view was awesome. Everyone was welcome there; tents, popups and RVs. Just a great place to take your family for some outdoor fun. Hopefully we will be able to go camping there again. It is a kid friendly place. :) Swimming, fishing, and boating. Also a playground for the little ones. - jaspa
Oct 2017 - $25.00
Campground is concessionaire operated. Owned by TVA (TN Valley Authority). Lakeside sites (Watts Barr, I think), grassy and spacious. Cell service was spotty. 10 miles or so off of hwy 68. Quiet, shady. Couldn't make satellite work from our site, did get several stations with antenna. Swim beach in day use area. Dump station convenient. - abqnm