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R. Shaefer Heard Campground

21 Reviews

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Campsites 67-72,74, 77-78, 91 and 92 have wooden decks. Tents are not allowed on these campsites as there is no graveled impact area available.  

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

R. Shaefer Heard Campground is a wooded lake-view site near West Point Dam. This pet-friendly campground provides 117 campsites for tents and RVs with water and electric hookups, and includes handicap sites, single and double sites, waterfront sites, and paved back-in and pull-through drives from…

Fee Info

Attention: Effective immediately, West Point Lake campgrounds will accept payment by credit card, debit card or prepaid credit card only. No other form of payment will be accepted. This change will streamline financial transactions, provide quicker processing of refunds and enhance gatehouse…

Reservation Info

Reservations are recommended but not required. Reservations made by phone must be made at least four days in advance.

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 100 ft.

Reviews

21 Reviews of R. Shaefer Heard Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 9
  • 11
Lisa N.
Reviewed May. 28, 2021

Loved it!

Peaceful, perfect view, clean bathrooms, spacious sites, great nature.

Site21
Month of VisitJune
fletcher6531 The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 13, 2021

Great place to stop on I85

This was a great spot right next to the lake. I would give 5 stars but the bathrooms need updated.

Site61
Month of VisitJune
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2021

Pleasantly suprised

This place was very nice, we had site 96, 10ft off the water, concrete pad that was very level, bath houses were clean. There were lots to do here, hiking,bicycling,fishing,boating, tennis courts.. grocery store about 3 miles away with a few restaurants. Definitely a return trip in the plans

Location

R. Shaefer Heard Campground is located in Georgia

Directions

From West Point, Georgia, take U.S. Highway 29 north for 4 miles, then turn left The West Point Project sign and then travel a shirt distance to a right turn, into the campground entrance.

Coordinates

32.9272221 N
85.16388867 W

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About This Campground

R. Shaefer Heard Campground is a wooded lake-view site near West Point Dam. This pet-friendly campground provides 117 campsites for tents and RVs with water and electric hookups, and includes handicap sites, single and double sites, waterfront sites, and paved back-in and pull-through drives from 25 to 107 feet. Each site permits up to eight campers and four vehicles.

The campground is located within R. Shaefer Heard Park, which includes additional amenities, such as a tennis court, multi-use ball field, hiking and mountain biking trails, boat ramps, docks, pavilions, playgrounds, amphitheater, and visitor center.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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