Some of the most common amenities found at KOA campgrounds are Wi-Fi, barbecue grills, swimming pools, bicycle and fishing gear rentals and bathrooms. Specific amenities vary by site type and location, with 485 locations across North America as of 2015. RV facilities at KOA campgrounds typically include pull-through and back-in sites, full electric hook-ups with 30- and 50-amp service and full sewer hook-ups, while cabins may include a bathroom, kitchen and heating or air conditioning.
The main types of camping sites at KOA campgrounds are cabins and deluxe cabins, RV sites, tent sites and unique accommodations such as tepees, tree houses, converted rail cars and iconic Airstream trailers—each with site-specific amenities. Most locations offer family-friendly activities such as pancake breakfasts, and information about local tourism and attractions such as hikes, tours, horseback riding, hay rides and mini golf courses. Many campsites have fire pits, picnic facilities and running water, though primitive sites for tent campers are also available.
Founded in 1962 at the original KOA site in Billings, Montana by the Yellowstone River, today KOA campgrounds are located near natural wonders, National Parks and points of interest across the United States and Canada. Many locations offer on-site stores with parts, accessories and repair services for RVs and rigs.