Best Camping near Cumming, GA

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Cumming is an ideal place for camping adventures of all kinds. Discover secluded campsites where you can reconnect with nature. Or maybe you like to bring your family and friends along. Either way, there are Cumming campgrounds just for you. Discover great camping spots near Cumming, reviewed by campers like you.

Best Camping Sites Near Cumming, GA (333)

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    1.

    Stone Mountain Park Campground

    88 Reviews
    259 Photos
    393 Saves
    Stone Mountain, Georgia

    Nestled among 3200 acres of natural beauty just outside of Atlanta, the Stone Mountain Park Campground features over 400 RV, Pop-up, and Tent sites as well as Yurt, Safari Tent, and RV Rentals. While Stone Mountain GA camping you'll also find a variety of recreational activities and family-friendly attractions and events available seasonally.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $44 - $65 / night

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    Amicalola Falls State Park Camping

    55 Reviews
    262 Photos
    506 Saves
    Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia

    Welcome to Amicalola Falls State Park Camping, a gem nestled in the mountains near Dawsonville, GA. This place is a camper's paradise, offering a peaceful and quiet retreat with about 20 to 24 well-spaced sites that provide a sense of seclusion despite the open air. Whether you're pitching a tent, parking an RV, or staying in one of the cozy cabins or glamping tents, you'll find a spot that suits your style.

    One of the standout features here is the proximity to the stunning Amicalola Falls, which is just a short drive or hike away. The falls are a must-see, and if you're up for a challenge, the 475-step climb down to the base is both strenuous and rewarding. The park also boasts a lodge with a restaurant, perfect for dining with a view after a day of exploring.

    Visitors have raved about the cleanliness and tranquility of the campground. The bathhouse with individual showers is a nice touch, and amenities like electric hookups, drinking water, and firewood for sale make your stay comfortable. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    For those looking for activities, there's plenty to do. Hiking trails abound, and you can try your hand at zip-lining or archery. There's even trout fishing in a small pond at the bottom of the falls. And if you're visiting in the fall, don't miss Burt's Pumpkin Farm nearby—it's a local favorite.

    So pack your bags and head to Amicalola Falls State Park Camping for a memorable mountain getaway. Whether you're here for the hiking, the views, or just some peace and quiet, you won't be disappointed.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    3.

    Red Top Mountain State Park Campground

    72 Reviews
    262 Photos
    420 Saves
    Emerson, Georgia

    This popular park on Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, water skiing and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from nearby marinas. A sand swimming beach is nestled in a cove and surrounded by trees, providing a great place to cool off during summer. Picnic shelters and group shelters may be rented for meetings, parties, reunions and other celebrations. Guests often stay overnight in rental cottages, a spacious campground, or the park’s lakeside yurt. While best known for the 12,000 acre lake, Red Top Mountain is also a hiker’s haven. More than 15 miles of trails wind through the forested park, providing opportunities for exercise and nature photography. A short, paved trail behind the park office is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers, welcoming guests to explore a reconstructed 1860s homestead. The gravel-topped 4 mile Iron Hill Trail is open to both hikers and bikers, offering pretty views of the lake’s shoreline. Named for the soil’s rich red color caused by high iron-ore content, Red Top Mountain was once an important mining area. Iron pour programs are occasionally held near the Vaughn Cabin behind the park office. The park also maintains Allatoona Pass Battlefield, a historically significant battlefield due to the well-preserved trenches and earthworks.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Shady Grove Campground

    22 Reviews
    54 Photos
    128 Saves
    Lake Sidney Lanier, Georgia

    Shady Grove Campground is open seasonally for primitive and RV camping; courtesy boat dock and access to Lake Lanier. Fishing is permitted and hiking trails abound along the lakeshore. The campground is located at 7800 Shadburn Ferry Road in Cumming and has over 110 campsites. Shady Grove Campground amenities include: Tent and RV Sites (30/50 amp) with water, a beach and swim area, a boat ramp with courtesy dock, a group campsites with picnic shelters, a playground, and wash houses.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Bald Ridge Creek

    20 Reviews
    98 Photos
    123 Saves
    Cumming, Georgia

    Overview

    Bald Ridge Creek Campground is on Lake Sidney Lanier, popular for its aqua-blue waters and spectacular scenery. Each year, over 11 million visitors travel to Lake Sidney Lanier for fantastic fishing and boating on the beautiful reservoir in northern Georgia.

    Recreation

    Bald Ridge Creek Campground offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, swimming, and bike riding. On the lake there are opportunities for wake boarding, kayaking, boating and much more. There's also a swimming beach and boat ramp available for campers.

    Facilities

    Bald Ridge Creek Campground offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, swimming, and bike riding. On the lake there are opportunities for wake boarding, kayaking, boating and much more. There's also a swimming beach and boat ramp available for campers.

    Natural Features

    Lake Sidney Lanier is nestled in the foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake features 692 miles of shoreline and spans 38,000 surface water acres and 17,000 acres of lush terrain. The reservoir was created in 1956 with the completion of Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River.

    contact_info

    This location is staffed. Please call (470) 774-7873 to speak with local staff.

    Nearby Attractions

    By boat, there's plenty of coves and islands to explore on the lake. For land activities, head to the Sawnee Mountain Preserve for hiking, rock climbing and an interactive visitors center for kids. The city of Cumming is nearby and has shopping, restuarants, a fairground and much more.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations must be made via the online/phone reservation system or in person at the gatehouse. Cancellation calls to the gatehouse will not be honored.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Cabins

    $26 - $36 / night

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    Fort Yargo State Park Campground

    40 Reviews
    108 Photos
    176 Saves
    Winder, Georgia

    Nestled between Athens and Atlanta, Fort Yargo is a 1,816-acre park located in Georgia state. Its namesake comes from a log fort that was constructed by settlers who, at the time, built it to protect themselves against the Creek and Cherokee. Nowadays, visitors flock to this park to enjoy the variety of outdoor recreation and activities.

    Apart from all the recreation the park has to offer, it also provides some of the most gorgeous views in the Eastern region of the United States. Here, folks can enjoy over 20 miles of hiking and bike trails. Fort Yargo State Park is also a common location for outdoor weddings and other types of special events and celebrations.

    Those looking to stay overnight have an abundance of options to choose from. The park offers 12 walk-in campsites, 13 “adventure” cabins, 40 RV and tent campsites, group shelters, and even lakeside yurts for anyone wanting a true “glamping” experience. The fees for staying overnight range from $25-135, and do not include the ParkPass fee. The ParkPass fee is $5 per day for passenger vehicles carrying a maximum of 12 people, and for passenger vehicles with additional occupants the fee is $30 per day. Additionally, there is an annual option for $50-75 per year. Luckily, visitors are only required to pay for a ParkPass once during the entirety of their stay.

    The main attractions to this park are the variety of activities such as disc golf, mini golf, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing, and geocaching. Disc golf has proven to be a challenge for many visitors, at least partly due to the fact that it's a densely wooded course. This park is also home to a gorgeous 260-acre lake with a seasonal beach. Visitors can enjoy a day at the lake on one of the two beach pavilions and fishing is a welcome activity as well.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $34 - $36 / night

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    Old Federal

    18 Reviews
    60 Photos
    147 Saves
    Oakwood, Georgia

    Overview

    Old Federal Campground lies on the eastern banks of Lake Sidney Lanier in Northern Georgia. Popular for its aqua-blue waters and spectacular scenery, Lake Sidney Lanier hosts over 11 million visitors annually for fantastic fishing and boating opportunities.

    Recreation

    Old Federal Campground offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, swimming, picnicking and bike riding. On the lake there are opportunities for wake boarding, kayaking, boating and much more. There's also a swimming beach and boat ramp available for campers.

    Facilities

    Old Federal Campground offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, swimming, picnicking and bike riding. On the lake there are opportunities for wake boarding, kayaking, boating and much more. There's also a swimming beach and boat ramp available for campers.

    Natural Features

    Lake Sidney Lanier is nestled in the foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake features 692 miles of shoreline and spans 38,000 surface water acres and 17,000 acres of lush terrain. The reservoir was created in 1956 with teh completion of Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River.

    Nearby Attractions

    Lake Lanier Islands as well as other nearby Army Corps and county parks provide may different recreation opportunities at the lake. The nearby city of Gainesville provides many opportunities for those looking to explore the local area.

    contact_info

    This location is staffed. Please call (470) 774-7881 to speak with local staff.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations must be made via the online/phone reservation system or in person at the gatehouse. Cancellation calls to the gatehouse will not be honored.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $26 - $36 / night

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    Shoal Creek Campground

    19 Reviews
    64 Photos
    78 Saves
    Buford, Georgia

    Shoal Creek campground is about seven miles from Lanier Islands on Shadburn Ferry Road, just off Buford Dam Road. Campers will love the large wooded sites with tables, fire rings and grills. They are all suitable for RVs or tents.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Bolding Mill

    19 Reviews
    61 Photos
    145 Saves
    Murrayville, Georgia

    Overview

    Bolding Mill Campground is an excellent choice for camping on Lake Sidney Lanier, offering plenty of comfortable amenities in addition to a well-kept facility. Visitors will enjoy fishing and boating on the lake as well as the lush picnic area and large swimming beach, perfect for families.

    Recreation

    The large swimming beach is concrete, which provides a gentle slope and ADA access for visitors. An on-site boat ramp and fishing pier provide access to many water activities. Land-based recreation features picnic shelters and playground area near the front of the park.

    Facilities

    The large swimming beach is concrete, which provides a gentle slope and ADA access for visitors. An on-site boat ramp and fishing pier provide access to many water activities. Land-based recreation features picnic shelters and playground area near the front of the park.

    Natural Features

    Lake Lanier spans 38,000 surface water acres and 17,000 land acres across five counties in northern Georgia. The reservoir is known for its aqua-blue coloring and spectacular scenery in the forested foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Bolding Mill campground is on the northwest side of the lake, which has plenty of grass and shade for comfortable camping.

    contact_info

    This location is staffed. Please call (470) 774-7875 to speak with local staff.

    Nearby Attractions

    Head to the Don Carter State Park for birding and hiking opportunities. Another idea is the Sawnee Mountain Preserve, with breathtaking scenic overlooks, hiking opportunities and rock climbing. Nearby Gainesville, Dawsonville and Dalonega provide many different experiences and opportunities.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations must be made via the online/phone reservation system.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $26 - $36 / night

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    Don Carter State Park Campground

    31 Reviews
    152 Photos
    173 Saves
    Lula, Georgia

    Don Carter is Georgia’s newest state park, as well as the first state park on 38,000 acre Lake Lanier. Situated on the north end of the reservoir, the park offers outstanding recreation for water lovers. Guests can stay cool at a large, sand swimming beach with bath house. Boat ramps provide quick access to the lake, while a multi-use trail welcomes hikers and bikers to explore the hardwood forest. This new park offers several choices for overnight getaways as well. Two-bedroom cabins are perched on wooded hillsides near the lake. One campground is designed specifically for RVs, while another primitive camping area is just for tents and hammocks. The campground and cottage loop is gated, providing access to overnight guests. The park is named in honor of real-estate executive Don Carter who served on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources board for 29 years and worked to establish Lake Lanier’s first state park.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $1 - $30 / night

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What camping is available near Cumming, GA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Cumming, GA offers a wide range of camping options, with 333 campgrounds and RV parks near Cumming, GA and 9 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Cumming, GA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Cumming, GA is Stone Mountain Park Campground with a 4.4-star rating from 88 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Cumming, GA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 9 free dispersed camping spots near Cumming, GA.

What parks are near Cumming, GA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 18 parks near Cumming, GA that allow camping, notably Lake Sidney Lanier and Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest.