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North Georgia Campgrounds

Boating, fishing, swimming and telling stories around the campfire are favorite activities of vacationers who visit North Georgia Campgrounds. Find one near a lake or river or bring your hiking boots or bikes and explore some of the many parks and trails.

Campgrounds generally provide space for tents and RV hookups with laundry facilities and a playground.  Hot showers and hot tubs are also an available option for the slightly less adventurous!
Listing of North Georgia Campgrounds

kids in the lake

 

CAMPGROUNDS IN NORTH GEORGIA:

Campground season generally runs from March to October or December and depends on the weather and other factors.  Call campground at number listed to confirm availability and exact opening and closing dates.
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North Georgia Home for Sale!


425 Grouse Gap Dr.;
Big Canoe, GA
$445,000

A beautiful, traditional 4 bedroom home on nearly 3 acres!

 - Property is located in Big Canoe with access to
3 golf courses, 3 spring-fed lakes full of fish, a world-class fitness center with indoor & outdoor tennis courts, community activities and more.

Call 706 686-4084 from 10 to 5
or complete the: "Call Request Form"

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Plum Nelly Campground 404
317-2458
Ellijay, Georgia Kayaking
Swimming
Trout fishing
Bicycle trails
Excursion train
 

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Easy access, pull-thru's, 50 amp electrical and sewer
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Woodring Branch Campground 706
276-6050
Carter's Lake (Gate Attendant); Oakman,GA
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Boating
Camping
Fishing
Hiking
 
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RV campground
The campground is located in the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia.

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Fort Mountain Campground Reservations:
800
864-7275
Park:
706
422-1932
Also: 706
695-2621
Fort Mountain
State Park
181 Fort Mountain
Park Rd,
Chatsworth

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Hiking
Swimming
Backpacking
Fishing
(17-Acre Lake with Swimming Beach)

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70 tent/trailer/RV Campsites - cable TV hookups.
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Doll Mt Campground 706
276-4413
Carter's Lake, Oakman GA
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Camping
Hiking
Boating
Mountain biking
Fishing
Hunting and
picnicking.
RV campground-- Campground amenities include showers, laundry facilities, dump station and a playground.
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Toccoa Valley Campgrounds 706
838-4317
11481 Aska Rd
Blue Ridge
, GA
 
Boating
Hiking,

A great place right on the Toccoa River, that has a camping areas for families and is a great place to end a long day of paddling!

RV and tent campground--the campground has 14 tent sites and 10 full hook-ups for RV camping. Fourteen of those sites are waterfront.
Diamond Lure RV Park 706
273-3075
514 Diamond Lure Rd.; Ellijay, GA Swimming
Fishing
Secluded RV park on
  private swimming/
  fishing lake
Heated bathhouses Clubhouse
75 Sites
Talona Creek Campground 706
253-6143
219 Carns Mill Rd; Talking Rock, GA
Pickens County
Horseback riding
Hiking
Kayaking
fishing
swimming
white water paddling
RV campground; Includes a variety of outdoor recreational activities near the campground:

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Andrews Cove 770
297-3000
1755 Cleveland Hwy
Gainesville, GA
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
(Convenient vehicle access from Hwy. 75.)
Camping
Fishing
Picnicking
Hiking & Walking Horseback Riding Fishing for trout  
  (Check State
  regulations before
  fishing.

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10 tent campsites
Andrews Cove; Recreation Area offers restrooms along with 10 camp sites that are equipped with tent pads, picnic tables, grills, and lantern posts.  Drinking water is not available at this time.
Deep Hole 706
745.6928
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
Blue Ridge, GA

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Camping
Boating
Fishing (bass and
  trout)

  (Near Duncan Ridge
  National Recreation
  Trail and the
  Chattahoochee Nat.
  Fish Hatchery

Campground is the start of the Toccoa River Canoe Trail-- Canoe Launch area.
8 Tent Campsites with picnic tables, fire rings/grill, tent pads, lantern posts and accessible toilets and drinking water. The water of the Toccoa River run just a few feet from the campsites
Frank Gross 706
632-3031
U.S Forest Service, Toccoa Ranger District,
6050 Appalachian Hwy, Blue Ridge, GA
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
Open late March to end October.

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Located on Rock Creek, this area offers
Camping
Hiking
Trout fishing.

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There are nine campsites with picnic tables, tent pads and grills. Cabins for rent close to the park. Minutes to ski hill and beaches.  Hot tub, pool, sauna, BBQ, decks.
Chatuge Woods Campground 706
896-4012
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
2037 Red Banks Dr., Young Harris, GA Located along Red Banks Drive in Young Harris Georgia
Camping
boating
fishing
picnicking
hiking
30 acre Chatuge Woods Campground has 110 campsites
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Mulky Campground 770
297-3000
1755 Cleveland Hwy., Gainesville, GA Chattahoochee Nat. Forest; Located along Cooper Creek Camping
Hiking
Picnicking
Trout fishing.
11 campsites with picnic tables, tent pads, lantern pole and a grill.
No water or electric hook-ups or dump station.  Does have drinking water and portable toilets. Open End of March to End of October.
Lake Russell Campground 706
490-1246
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest; Mount Airy, GA
From Gainesville, Take Ga. 365/U.S. 23 North past Cornelia to Hwy. 197. Turn right for approximately 3 miles until dead-end. Right on Dicks Hill Parkway for approx.  mile. Turn left onto the paved Lake Russell Road.
Camping
Picnicking
Swimming
Boating
Hiking
Fishing
42 sites suitable for tent or RV camping.
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Rabun Beach Campground 706
782-3320
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
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Hiking
Biking
Swimming
Boating
Fishing

A boat launch is located near the swimming area.
A pretty campground with many private sites available
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Tallulah River Mountain Resort Campground 706
754-5764 or 5763
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
Tallulah Falls, GA
along the Tallulah River ... on Highway 441, just north of Tallulah Falls and Tallulah Gorge.
Camping
Fishing (trout)
Hiking
Indoor and outdoor
  swimming pools Camping
Activities the
  family
Campfires
Weekend activities.
17 camp sites (RV), river cabins and a lodge. Picnic tables, grills and tent pads, store, lp gas, modem connection, pull-thrus, sewer hook up, laundry, etc. Rugged mountain scenery and the Tallulah River plunging by make this a beautiful place to camp.
Upper Chattahoochee River Campground Forest Supervisor's office, Gainesville, GA 770
297-3000
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
75 north from Helen for approx. 8 miles. Just beyond mile marker 15 turn left onto the graveled Chattahoochee River Road and follow for 5 miles.

 
Bicycling
Camping & Cabins Fishing (license
  required)
Hiking
Horse Back Riding Hunting
OHV Riding
Picnicking
Water Activities
etc.
34-site, developed campground: 10 tent only sites, 24 tent/rv sites. Nearest town, Helen, 25 minutes away. Drinking water is provided from two, centralized hand pump; 1 Chemical flush vault facility; tables, grills, lantern poles, tent pads and gravel parking aprons.
DeSoto Falls Campground 706
745-6928
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest
U.S. 129 north from Cleveland for 15 miles, or Hwy. 19 north from Dahlonega for about 18 miles.

 
Camping
Hiking
  Hiking along the 2
  mile   Desoto Falls
  Trail is   a popular
  activity.  The first
  mile of the trail
  is fairly easy and
  leads to two
  waterfalls. The last
  mile of the trail is
  considerably more
  difficult.
Fishing in Frogtown

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24 campsites equipped with tent pads, picnic tables and grills. Toilets and drinking water available. Each site is equipped with a picnic table, tent pad and grill. Open 24 hours a day for campers use.
 
Tate Branch Campground Chattooga Management, Inc., 706
490-1246
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest, located at the junction of Tallulah River and Tate Branch in the North Georgia mountains Bicycling
Fishing
  (Fishing license &
  trout stamp are
  required.)
Hiking
Horse-back Riding Camping
Hunting
OHV Riding Picnicking
Water Activities
19-site developed campground, 4 walk-in tent sites. Drinking water is provided from one, centralized hand pump, 1 Chemical flush facility. Nearest town is Clayton, GA.
Waters Creek Campground Cleveland, GA
706
745-6928
Blue Ridge Ranger District Office
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest. From Dahlonega, Take U.S. 19 north a for 12 miles; turn left on Forest Service road for 1 mile Located along one of Georgia's trophy trout streams
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8 campsites with picnic tables, charcoal grills, campfire areas, tent pads and are alongside the creek. more

 

Dockery Lake Campground Blue Ridge Ranger District Office, 706
745-6928
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest, Lumpkin County. Suches, GA 2.7 miles away. Camping, picnicking and fishing (fishing license and trout stamp) for all ages. Campground is small and located right along the banks of Dockery Lake. No water; restrooms open for daytime use only.
Cooper Creek Campground 706
695-6736
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest, Cooper Creek Wildlife Management Area
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Camping
Hiking
Trout fishing
  (Wild and stocked
  trout)
Canoeing

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15 Campsites; Tent pads; Picnic tables; Lantern Poles; Grill; Drinking Water.
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Lake Conasauga Campground Conasauga Ranger District 770
297-3000
Murray County; Chattahoochee Nat. Forest, Grassy Mountain, Cohutta Wilderness;
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Fishing
  (bass, brim and
  trout)
Canoeing
Boating
Hiking
Picnicking
Swimming.

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35 camping sites adjacent to the 19 acre Lake Conasauga.
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Morganton Point Campground Blue Ridge Ranger District;
706
632-3031
for more information: Fannin County Chamber of Commerce: 706
632-5680
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest, Fannin County.
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Camping
Fishing
Boating (paved boat
  launch with 2
  ramps.)
Swimming.

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43 campsites with tent pad, grill and picnic table at each campsite.
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The Pocket Campground USDA Forest Service, Conasauga Ranger District, 706
695-6736
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest; From LaFayette, travel 13.5 miles east along GA 136 to Pocket Road. Turn right (south) on Pocket Road and continue for 7 miles. Camping
Picnicking
Hiking (a 2.7 mile,
  mostly level, white-
  blazed loop trail
  with boardwalks
  over the wet
  areas.)
.5-Mile Pocket
  Nature Trail
Johns Mountain
  Overlook and trail
  nearby
Campground is located along a spring-fed creek in the Chattahoochee Nat. Forest.  27 campsites with tent pads, picnic tables and grills. A large picnic shelter that will accommodate up to 80 people can be reserved. Open April through mid-November.  Pets welcome on leash only.
Sandy Bottom Campground USDA Forest Service, Chattooga River Ranger District, 706
782-3320
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest; US 76 West from Clayton for 8 miles; turn right (north) on unnumbered paved county road for 4 miles; turn left (northwest) on Forest Service Road 70 for 5 miles. Camping
Fishing (trout)
Hiking
  Hike through
  nearby trails,
  including: Coleman
  River Scenic Area,
  Southern Nantahala
  Wilderness,
  Chattoga Wild and
  Scenic River,
  The Appalachian
  Trail
Rugged mountain scenery. Campground is located on Tallulah River--12 camp sites with picnic tables, grills and tent pads.  Drinking water available.
Lake Winfield Scott Campground
706
455-0342
USDA Forest Service, Blue Ridge Ranger District, 706
745-6928; for information regarding reservation, call 800
251-4800
Chattahoochee Nat. Forest (Suches 5 miles southwest of the campground.) Take U.S. #19 / #129 south from Blairsville for 10 miles; Turn right (west) on Georgia #180 for 7 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road #37 at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area entrance. Camping,
Swimming
  (sand beach with
  designated
  swimming area &
  bathhouse), Playground
Picnicking
Boating
  Paved boat
  launch--electric
  motors only,
Fishing
Hiking
  Hiking trails
  nearby: Lake
  Winfield Scott Trail,
  .4 mi., Jarrard Gap
  Trail, 1 mi., the
  Slaughter Creek
  Trail, 2.7 mi. and
  the Appalachian
  Trail.
Overlooking 18-acre Lake Winfield Scott. Two camping loops with 36 campsites (5 pull-through sites and 2 double sites are available--first come, first-served basis. Campsites equipped with tent pad, grill, lantern post and picnic table. Reserve an advance group-camping area that accommodates a max of 25 people.
 

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Reference: http://www.n-georgia.com/us_forest_camping.htm
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  Horseback riding reference: http://travel.yahoo.com/p-parks-232867-bull_mountain_trail_chattahoochee_national_forest_horseback_riding-i

Updated: 2013
 

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