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Lake Winfield Scott Rec

7 Reviews

About This Campground

Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area offers visitors year-round recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, boating, swimming and hiking, all centered around beautiful Lake Winfield Scott.

The area is situated high in a mountain valley within the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest,…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 40 ft.


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


7 Reviews of Lake Winfield Scott Rec

Ratings Breakdown

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Annell N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2020

Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area

Beautiful park. It would have received 5 stars if it had a dump station and wifi (since there is no cell phone service at this park). There is a nice cabin there that rents for $95 per night. It has a wood stove, has no air conditioning, and sleeps 10. The hosts are excellent and the park is very…

Jennifer T.
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2020


Gorgeous sites, not one of them was a bad spot. We stayed on site 10 near the bathrooms (we have a 5 month old) our site had an elevated pad for the tent which was great. We brought our dog with us as well. Super lush so very shaded all around with spots of sunlight. It was quiet and peaceful in…

Jeffrey S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2020

Nice quiet park

This park is pretty remote - we couldn't even get cell service from our campsite. The sites are spaced out but small and right across from each other. We had 30/50 amp and water hookup (but were tent camping this time so jot sure if there was a dump station). The facilities were clean but a little…


Lake Winfield Scott Rec is located in Georgia


From Blainsville, take U.S. 19/129 south for 10 miles. Turn right (west) on Georgia 180 for 7 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 37 at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area entrance. From Dahlonega, take U.S. 19 north for approximately 20 miles. Turn left (west) on Georgia 180 for 7 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road 37 at Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area entrance.


34.74033311 N
83.8920004 W

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