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Desoto Falls Recreation Area

5 Reviews

About This Campground

Desoto Falls Recreation Area is a U.S. Forest Service Campground located approximately 2 hours North of Atlanta in the North Georgia mountains of the Chattahoochee National Forest.  Desoto Falls offers visitors year-round recreation opportunities including camping, fishing, picnicking,…


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers

For Vehicles


    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite


    5 Reviews of Desoto Falls Recreation Area

    Ratings Breakdown

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    Hannah F.
    Reviewed Apr. 2, 2021

    Right Near the Main Attraction

    Shaded area with very nice enclosed fire pits. So close to the trails, as well as the river/creek. Would likely be fun for young kids. It was a decent price but could stack up if you stayed while. The outdoor showers were neat but really cold. Depends on how bad you need one that you might take one.

    Elizabeth W.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Nov. 15, 2020

    Short hike to falls

    Very nice little campground with a just a short hike to the falls. Some sites on lower loop were creek side, but not as private as upper loop. Lots of road noise at night.

    Kristin R.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Nov. 3, 2020

    It’s So Worth It

    We kept hearing this phrase from people out on the trails, it’s so worth it. Mildly tough trek, with stairs on the short path, but the end result is worth the struggle for the amateur hiker. Glorious views. Amazing campground. Clean bathrooms. A lot of the sites seemed pretty close but we got…


    Desoto Falls Recreation Area is located in Georgia


    From Blairsville, GA take U.S. Highway 19/129 South for 17.0 miles and the campground entrance is on your right. From Dahlonega, GA take Highway 19 North for 18 miles and the entrance in on your left. From Cleveland, GA, take 19/129 North for 16 miles and the entrance to the camprground is on your left.


    34.72742518962693 N
    83.9141839843357 W

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