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Morganton Point

5 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

The Morganton Point Recreation Area is located in the Blue Ridge Ranger District, within the beautiful northeast Georgia mountains. Pristine water and scenic views draw visitors from around the state and region.

Recreation

The Morganton Point Recreation Area offers visitors year-round recreation…

Fee Info

Standard Electric = $27.00 Standard Electric Double = $45.00 Standard Non Electric = $18.00

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Access

  • 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
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • At&t
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

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

For Vehicles

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

Reviews

5 Reviews of Morganton Point

Ratings Breakdown

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Eva S.
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2021

Nice campground

I loved staying here all the time but the ground man has gotten to be pretty rude. His wife is great but her husband is not nice. Looking for other places to stay for that reason

Month of VisitOctober
Jenn B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2019

Beautiful Lake Blue Ridge

Ah, Blue Ridge…We absolutely love Blue Ridge, Georgia.  This time around we hit up Morganton Point and it was ah-mazing!  I’m going to give you the low down on this picturesque spot to camp.  For a more detailed visual, see the video below. In most Florida State Parks, where we frequent, you are…

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Eva S.
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2018

Amazing

The lake is the most beautiful thing about this place and nice bathrooms

Site13
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Morganton Point is located in Georgia

Directions

Take U.S. Highway 515 north from Blue Ridge for 4 miles to Georgia Highway 60. Turn right (southwest) and continue 3 miles to the town of Morganton. In Morganton, turn right on County Road 616 (Lake Drive) and proceed for 1 mile. To enter the campground, take the first left after the Morganton Point entrance sign.

Coordinates

34.87500079 N
84.25000067 W

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About This Campground

The Morganton Point Recreation Area is located in the Blue Ridge Ranger District, within the beautiful northeast Georgia mountains. Pristine water and scenic views draw visitors from around the state and region.

Recreation

The Morganton Point Recreation Area offers visitors year-round recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, boating, swimming and hiking, all centered around beautiful Lake Blue Ridge. The lake is open to motor boats and jet skis, as well as non-motorized watercraft.

Fishing in the 3,290-acre lake is a popular activity for visitors to the Morganton Point Campground. Anglers can expect to catch a variety of bass and other fish. Visitors are encouraged to check with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for a complete listing of freshwater fishing regulations for Lake Blue Ridge.

Day-use hiking trails, including one that parallels the lakeshore, are ideal for short, relaxing strolls through the forest. The Appalachian and Benton MacKave trails pass through Fannin County and are easily accessed near the campground.

Facilities

The campground offers campsites available for tent and RV camping. Several walk-in sites are for tents only. Some sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible showers and drinking water are also provided. Beach access includes a designated swimming area, picnic tables, outdoor showers and trash collection bins.

Natural Features

The campground offers multiple sites adjacent to Lake Blue Ridge, in the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Lake Blue Ridge is known for its aquamarine waters surrounded by the forested foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The 3,290-acre reservoir boasts over 60 miles of shoreline, with around 80% belonging to the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Nearby Attractions

The nearest convenience store and gas station are located in Morganton, about a mile north of the campground.

The nearest full-service grocery stores and shopping villages are located in Blue Ridge, approximately 15 minutes west along U.S. Highway 76.

ADA Access: N

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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