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13 RV Parks near Benton, Tennessee
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
Apr 2018 - $15.00
Nice, out of the way, intimate park. Most of the sites can handle 25-30foot rigs, and a few would handle 45 foot Kong's with pulls vehicles. Most were level. Only 3 spaces were near the road, so road noise was minimal. - Don Self
Oct 2016 - $15.00
Small, intimate campground, conveniently located near many activities on the Ocoee and Hiwassee Rivers. No water at the sites, but plently of spigots around the campground; fill your fresh water tank before setting up. About half the sites can reach a water spigot with a 100' hose. This CG is in a valley not far off of Hwy 64. Beautiful old growth trees and a creek running behind some of the sites (see map). This is a "rustic" CG for those who love the woods. Sites are generously spaced. Take firewood with you - the ground around the CG is pretty well picked over. Sites are generally level and spacious, although the CG road is a little narrow. Some sites require a little more proficiency in backing in because of this. One bath house for the CG. It was clean, however, maintenance was a little behind. The day we left was the third day without toilet paper in either the men's or women's side. I would have rated it higher if not for this. The dump station is on a slope which prevents complete draining of tanks. There is no over-the air TV reception; satellite is spotty because of a thick canopy of trees. All-in-all, a very nice CG, I will definitely return. - Bama Camper
Aug 2012 - $15.00
Located in the Chilhowee Recreation Area, Chilhowee Campground offers electric hookups, RV sites, tent only sites and multiple bathhouses. The campground is open from early April to late October, with an overflow area and day use area open year-round. 7-acre McKamy Lake offers a swim area with a sand beach and fishing from the bank. Boats are allowed, but gasoline motors are not. Also, within the recreation area are approximately 25 miles of hiking and biking trails and a scenic waterfall. On the drive up to the campground, stop at one of the many observation overlooks to see beautiful mountain settings. Wildlife is abundant in this area, so have your camera ready and tread lightly. Be aware, the drive up from US-64 is steep and while beautiful, is tough. It is 7 miles from the route to the campground. We were only overnight, so this was a bit inconvenient. Campground is beautiful, lots of woods and nature, including bear. Be wary with pets and having food outside. There are NO water hookups at the sites, though pipes are around and you could fill up your tank. Gave it an 8 because of tough drive to get there, poor directions into campground itself, and lack of other amenities. However, if you wanted to get away and enjoy nature, this would be an excellent spot to spend a few days or a week and swim, hike, and relax. - Too-wow
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
Apr 2018 - $22.00
We stayed here for a week & were the only campers except for weekend. We loved the quiet! Staff is very kind! Only water & electric hookup but dump station easily accessible. There is a bar in the campground with live outdoor music when weather is good but they were very respectful & shut down before midnight. No complaints! Would definitely recommend & stay here again. - User3782
May 2017 - $25.00
We stayed here to go rafting, but otherwise could not recommend. All RV sites are exposed to road noise, the property was badly maintained, with very unlevel sites, potholed gravel roads, muddy parking, grass up to our knees, lots of ticks, and a surly property manager. - procamper
Jul 2011 - $25.00
This park is geared toward river activities. They have many tent sites and 9 or 10 RV sites. I was allowed to reserve a site but selection is first come first serve. Most RV sites are shaded. There was a band that performed on Friday night. Quiet hours start at 12 midnight. The website and rules state that all dogs must be on a leash. This is the only rule that was not followed. We were frequently visited by doggies wandering around the campground. Our site was very roomy. We had plenty of space for chairs and friends and dog runs. RV sites have electric and water and a fire ring. - GeorgiaGirl
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
Dec 2018 - $42.00
Very tight roads with trees and boulders strewn about. Like playing pinball with our rig. Lots of permanent campers. All gravel, no pavement. Hilly-did not see any level sites. Best feature? Close to the interstate. We used it as an overnight stop. I would not choose to stay here otherwise. - GordonsvilleGal
Nov 2018 - $42.00
Another KOA with typical KOA amenities. Pool was closed when we were there. Staff was exceptionally nice. There are a couple of really sharp turns, we were glad we unhooked our toad before going to the site. The only real problem is the road noise, which is pretty significant. We would probability not stay again because of the noise and the fact that it is to far from Chattanooga. - newbies2016
Oct 2018 - $40.00
This is a really nice small park, easy on and easy off from I 75. It is a perfect stop over for those traveling south to Florida, or for those traveling north from Florida. There are no full timers at this park. It is meticulously maintained by a family, and they are extremely gracious and accommodating. The owners escort you to your site and help you to get settled. We were not traveling, we came here as a destination because it is close to where we live and we just wanted a few days to get away and have some peace and quiet which is what we got. We went to Chattanooga to shop, lots of area amenities! When we got hooked up we realized we had a problem with our water heater and the owners gave us the number of a really great company that came out to our site and fixed our issue, all at a great price. I wouldn't hesitate to come here again and we will return. The sites are somewhat close together but they are not bad at all, there are places for people to tent, and there are some adorable small cabins that are rentable throughout the property. We brought our dogs as usual and there is a great area to walk them along some trails that are adjacent to the tent area. In the quiet of the night, there are a few noises from the highway, but it isn't enough to be annoying. We also heard a train, but we love it. We had no need for AC so windows were open. The showers were clean and large and wonderful! The store at the office was quaint and immaculate. The laundry was also there and was well-maintained and clean. The park has won a couple of KOA awards this year and we can understand why. They deserved it! - H42 Sailing
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