Set in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, and in the heart of Cherokee tribal country, the Cherokee KOA boasts 360-degree views of the mountains. This resort-style campground is bordered on one side by the serene Raven Fork River and on the other side by three tribal trout ponds, so bring your rod and reel for some great fishing! Cherokee KOA makes an excellent base camp as you explore the rich cultural tapestry of the area. One mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway named one of the most scenic drives in the nation! Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Stocked trout ponds and miles of river fishing Close to downtown Cherokee. Shop local artisans or play at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Close to downtown Cherokee. Shop local artisans or play at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Just one hour through the National Park to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, or an hour East to Asheville and the Biltmore House and Garden.