Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, GEORGIA
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Magnificent doesn’t give it justice.

You could not ask for the two nicest people who own the campground. They go out of their way to make you feel welcome and to make sure your happy.

They even take your picture at the end of your visit so they can post it on their wall of campers who have visited them.

They also have a passport America discount.

It is so relaxing and they create an environment where you get to know your fellow campers .

There is a reason they are number one on Campendium.

Nice campground

Campground has grass RV sites that are pretty level with full hookups, tent camping, a small store with food & supplies. Sites are very close together with a creek running behind them. Only long enough for 30-35ft at the most. Shady a lot of the day. Campground is clean. Owners are very nice. They offer whitewater rafting trips—mine was great—8mi (2-3hrs) down the nantahala river. There is gem mining & a trout farm nearby.

River Vista was a great place to camp.

We had a great trip to River Vista.  We had a great spot with full hookups including cable TV.  River Vista does offer free WiFi but had sporatic coverage in some areas.

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Bald Mountain was a fantastic place.

We really enjoyed this campground.  Our spot was by a creek which was so soothing to listen to.  They have putt putt golf, fishing pond and other amenities.  Would love to stay there again.

Great place

This is a great place to visit very clean and friendly

Willis Knob Horse Camp

There are nine campsites.  Sturdy highline posts are provided but you need to bring your own ropes and other highland gear. Vault toilets are provided but no shower facilities. Campsites each offer electric and water hookups, nice tent pads, lantern hooks, and big picnic tables. This is a very nice horse camp facility. Well maintained and clean. Trails are wonderful and well-constructed to avoid deep mud. My only complaint is the lack of really good, accurate trail maps to print out and carry with you of the horse trails on both the Georgia and South Carolina sides of the river. This is my new favorite mountain horse camp.

Highest waterfall in Georgia

Very small campground, most sites were not level. There is water and electric, and a dump station. The Appalachian Trail approach trail starts here. The waterfall is pretty, with lots of views over the Smokeys. Ferns are everywhere.

Peaceful and serene

This campground was much smaller than I thought it would be for an attraction as big as the falls and Appalachian Approach Trail, but it was lovely.  The outer sites offered plenty of privacy and shade.  Lots of cute little snails moseying along. The campsite is close enough to walk to the lodge to have a meal, but don't plan on supper at the lodge on Mother's Day.  They apparently closed the restaurant down early.  The staff was super sweet though and gave us a boxed lunch.  After a peaceful night of rest at the campsite, we drove down to the visitor center and began the Appalachian Approach Trail.  The waterfall view was great at midpoint, especially since it had just rained.  It was 8.5 miles to Springer Mountain with lots of friendly people to chat with along the way.  There were plenty of places to stop for a rest or to camp overnight.  We decided to hike all 17 miles in one day and it was tough.  Overall it's a beautiful place and we would definitely stay here again.

Camping on the Creek

With a campsite right on the creek you can’t really go wrong the camp hosts were as sweet as can be

Love This Place!

Staff is massively friendly , views are wicked, fresh air is really so nice that I was very sad to leave. You will love the streams and huge waterfalls. Tons of kids running around and families seemed to have fun in nature.

Great spot!

The staff were friendly, bathrooms/showers were clean, lake was beautiful, and the Blue Ridge has great restaurants. Highly recommended.


beautiful nature, water falls and hiking

Tallulah Gorge is beautiful!

Tallulah Gorge is located in the far north east corner of Georgia. The campground is pretty tight, and difficult to maneuver with a large RV. The campground is managed by Georgia Power, and the Sites are right on top of each other. (To maximize revenue.) They do have water and electric and some with full hookups. There is a dump station and a small store for basic stuff. There are several nice hikes, including one along the bottom of the gorge that requires a free permit. They are limited, so secure one early if you want to hike there. The suspension bridge across the Gorge is a must, but there are a LOT of steps!

All amenities RV campground in Uniquoi Hotspot

The RV campground in Uniquoi is a well kept campground in the beautiful Uniquoi state park. Be aware there is a steep grade to get up to this campground.

Each site is level gravel, and some even offer wooden decks. Firewood and laundry available. The campground shares property with the visitors center so you may see more traffic in peak season months.

Prices here vary depending on day of week, time of year, and what site you choose. You’re close to a lot of hikes around the park, including Anna Ruby falls (which is a national park tucked within state park, so $3 to get in).

Uniquoi is right outside of the bustling town of Helen which fills up in the spring and summer with vacationers and tubers.

There are also cabins for rent within this park (see picture).

Convenient car camping with quiet creek

Just off of 75, this camping area is easy to get to, no hiking in. Campsites are flat and level. Some sites have creekside access. Bathrooms and water are at the site. Campsites are pay by envelope.

Andrews Cove 2 mile out-and-back hike leaves from this campground. It’s moderate for about half, then becomes a strenuous climb at the end. Good workout.

Camping here you’re close to a lot of great hikes , and short drive from the town of Helen.

I’ve come to hike here a few times and seen campers leave a ton of trash so please clean up after yourself.

Tightly packed but beautiful

I've stayed in the regular drive-in spots as well as the walk-in spots at this campground. Most recently, I stayed in the walk-in tent spots with a large group. There was enough space that we did not feel that we were encroaching on other groups, though when I've stayed in the other spots it feels cramped. Walking to the bathroom from the walk-in spots is a long walk and parking is limited. It is very cute, old-fashioned, and family-friendly.

Rocky ruins of a mysterious wall

There is an ancient stone wall across the top of the mountain that no one is sure who built. Most credible theory is Native Americans around 500 AD, but there are other wired stories. Lots of hiking, a large lake for fishing, and bike and equestrian trails. We picked wild blueberries for breakfast just a few yards from our camp site. The campground is large, water and electric and some full hookups. There is a museum and small store.

Too much asphalt

Who ever decided that every campsite needed to be asphalt should be hung! This is a newer State Park in Georgia and it could be nice, but it’s been paved over. They classify them as RV sites, but they are parking lots. They have water and electric, and a dump station. The bathroom/shower building was new. (There is a small primitive camping area for tents, with no facilities.) There is a playground and a beach area, which was not open when we were there. There are some “trails” but they are paved as well. There are also cottages. We went to a ranger program on raptors on Saturday which was interesting.. Probably won’t go back because there are lots of much nicer parks in Georgia.

Semi-secluded Camping in the Chattahoochee NF

A relatively moderate 2.4 mile (round trip) hike with primitive camping/ backpacking campsites alongside High Shoals Creek. The trail contains 2 beautiful Georgia waterfalls, Blue Hole Falls and High Shoals Falls. The area is lush with mountain laurel, rhododendrons, and old-growth trees. The cool waters of High Shoals Creek offer rewarding refreshment after a day of exploring the various wildflowers and plant life while serving as a soothing sound to fall asleep too while stargazing.

Extremely peaceful and enjoyable

Very nice park. All rangers are friendly and so are the other campers. No noise or parties too late so we slept great. Massive lake, we rented a pontoon and had an amazing time. Had special fishing areas for kids, places to clean fish. We even went to wildcat creek to the rockslide and had a great time, even with the cold water. They even have a mini ‘beach’ on part of the lake. Would definitely camp there again.

Serene Creekside sites, All Welcome

Contrary to its name, this once Airstream-only campground now accepts non-Airstream rigs. Call ahead to be sure/check availability (host phone number of FB page).

RV Sites have small concrete pads 30/50 amp hookup, water, and sewer Toilets available for use in separate building, but no shower.

We enjoyed a month long stay at this quiet campground right outside of the Alpine town of Helen, GA. A peaceful creek runs through the entire campground. Some spots butt right up against the creek.

The campground features a killer library and DVD collection. We also enjoyed the covered pavilions with swings. A creekside communal fire pit brings together campers. Every month or so the campground host throws a fire pit night.

Close to so many hikes you won’t be able to do them all. There’s even a hike that leaves directly from the campground.

You’re a 9 minute drive to Helen. It’s a tourist town, but has a small grocery and offers great beer and wine at the German beer halls and patios. Fills up on the weekend with visitors and (in spring and summer) tubers “Shootin’ the Hootch.” You MUST tube the Chattahootchee if you are here during the late Spring or Summer.

Great mountainous campground

Beautiful views from high up on the mountain. Spectacular waterfalls and hiking trails. They also have a really nice restaurant and lodge at the top.

nice place for families

This camp site is great for anyone dipping their toes into camping or for families. Each campsite is distinct but not isolated. Many are right on the water, which means all day play for everyone. There are hot water showers and toilets, and the sites have areas for camp fires. Nice place to bike or walk as well. We stumbled onto a few random hidden beaches, it was pretty cool and chill.

Beautiful mountain park.

This park has amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Lots of shade. It has an equestrian area where you can book horseback rides. The people that run the park are very friendly and accommodating. Lots of hiking trails both in the park and outside of the park. There were only 2 negatives that we had on this trip. One was our first encounter with "stink bugs". They were everywhere and you couldn't keep them out of the RV. When we got home to Florida we were still killing them inside the RV for almost 5 months! The other negative is that hurricane Micheal was barreling for Florida before our stay was up at Trackrock. We had to cut our stay short so that we wouldn't be driving through a hurricane.

Tough Chunck of AT with mountain top views

This section of the AT isn’t easy breezy, but it levels out and the trees thin out on the mountain ridges to relatively open, flat land for camping Ran into som AT’ers packing up for the morning. The out and back trail ends at the AT shelter. Halfway through the hike you’re greeted by a flat rock face and these views.

Amazing creekside campfire spots

This is a scenic easy-moderate level trail. It follows a creek that has open flat land next to it of pine needles. Perfect for camping, having a midhike fire, or just stopping to dip your toes the water and rest. At waterfall at the end requires scrambling over boulders, but is worth the climb. Beautiful fall nestled in the crevices of the mountain. Don’t forget the $5 donation to maintain the trail, due at parking lot.


We went with friends 10 years ago when they had a pop up camper. It was a lot of fun. Met lots of people and I got hit in the eye ball with a football because I was having a lot of fun. Had a bbq grill to grill burgers steaks whatever you want to grill. You can fish there too. I love the experience I would go back. It’s far from me now.

Beautiful state park, cramped campground

Tallulah Gorge is beautiful and often crowded, and the regular campsite is no exception. Next time, we’ll opt for a hike in backcountry spot for sure.

All the amenities and bells and whistles you need are available in the campsite but we found it cramped and loud. We knew everything our neighbors were doing and vice versa. There are good hikes from the campsite and the sites are in good shape. We had a nice time finding a dark spot to stargaze and did have room to hang our hammocks.

If you can’t get a gorge floor permit, our favorite hike is just 10 min down the road at Panther Creek Falls.

Primitive camping near Lake Burton

Wildcat #2 is about 4 miles up a gravel road from #1 and provides no amenities but great dispersed car camping sites in the national forest. Spots are huge and spread out, great for groups as multiple cars and tents can easy fit. Makeshift fire rings and tent spots are at most sites. No water so get some on the way in. No cell service either. Great stargazing, lots of trees/shade and hammock spots. Hang your food and pack out your trash!

Awesome dispersed camping in a national forest

So far, this is our favorite car campsite in Georgia. Take the gravel road past the Raven Cliff Trail parking lot to find many great campsites. A few are available before you get to a water crossing, and there are at least a dozen more after the water but only cross in a AWD/truck/etc. We did it once in a sedan but it hadn’t rained in a while. Most are along a water source with lots of trees for hammocks, quite secluded and peaceful in the national forest. It’s all very primitive with no amenities except some makeshift fire rings, but sites are close to your car. Two great hikes in the area, Raven Cliff and Dukes Creek falls. Please pack out your trash! Get there early to claim the best sites if it’s a nice weekend.