Our Favorite Campgrounds in North Georgia

Rhonda Hood June 6, 2017

So we really, really love it when our North Georgia area is touted about in publications.  Our friends at www.365atlantafamily.com have written an article about 52 Best Campgrounds in North Georgia and that just makes us really, really giddy.  We appreciate that people love and appreciate our beautiful mountains just like we do.

Since we’re very familiar with our service areas of Blairsville, Blue Ridge, Cleveland, Ellijay, Jasper, Hiawassee, Mineral Bluff, Morganton & Young Harris, we have some favorites we’d like to share in those towns.  So thanks to www.365atlantafamily.com for highlighting some of our favorites.  If you want to camp…head to the Georgia Mountains for any style of camping…primitive, posh, normal & anything in between.  That’s what’s so great about our mountains…there’s truly something for everyone.

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Andrews Cove Campground (Helen) – Amazing place only 15 minutes from Alpine Village in Helen, White County & offers a cool mountain stream & a peaceful atmosphere. Only $12/night. Make your Reservations!

Bald Mountain Resort (Hiawasee) – This is known as a “camping resort”, here in North Georgia.  From playgrounds, game room, basketball court, volleyball court, shuffle board, baseball field, pool, brand new 18-hole golf course, kayaking or paddle boating on 3-acre private late & even fishing.  Yes…this is the crem dela crem of camping resorts. Price per night varies!

Bear Creek (Ellijay) – Great for experienced campers who specifically love mountain biking. 20 mile trails circle this campground. Visitors must walk in. Witness the Gennett Poplar, an immense, old growth poplar standing alongside the trail.  Shallow stream fords are part of the biking experience. It’s FREE! See more HERE.

Enotah (Hiawassee) This non-profit conservation facility is on 60 acres in Hiawassee. Incredible & include cabins, hook-up RV camping sites, pop-up & tent camping & a retreat center. Also for your enjoyment waterfalls, 5 streams and 2 trout ponds. They even have a mini- organic garden & farm. Price per night varies but you can reserve online HERE.

Cooper Creek Campground (Blairsville) –  On the banks of Cooper Creek, this is a nice place but nothing posh like electric hook-ups or dump station. This is a little more remote however there are several recreational activities with hiking, trout fishing & hunting. Four sites are actually waterfront.  No reservations…first come first serve.  Price ranges from $8-$16/night!

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Doll Mountain Campground (Ellijay) – This is a heavily wooded campground near Carters Lake which embraces 3200 surface acres & the mountains as it’s backdrop. RV & tent-only sites with electric hookups. flushable toilets, showers & drinking water. There’s even a laundry and a dump station. Prices Vary…Reserve Online HERE. 

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Frank Gross Recreation Area (Blue Ridge) – On the banks of Rock Creek where camping & fishing is a must do. Water and electricity are not available, but a small restroom is onsite.  The camp site itself is quite secluded however the Chattahoochee National Fish Hatchery is only 1/4 mile down the road where there’s picnic tables, raceway viewing & even an education center great for kids. $8/night! Call to reserve-706-745-6928. SEE MORE. 

Jack’s River Fields Campground (Blue Ridge) – This was once a field but the forest has now expanded.  If you’re up for primitive style camping, this is it! However there is a toilet & drinking water. A small creek for wading and you can go downstream for fishing. Horse trails for the equestrian lovers with parking and horse watering station. Also good for mountain bikers and hikers with several trails. $5/night…Call to reserve-706-695-6736. SEE MORE.

Vogel State Park (Blairsville) – This campground is one of Georgia’s oldest and most beloved state parks & is nestled at the base of Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest.  It invites primitive & back country campers  to do a variety of activities organized or on your own. the Fishing Rodeo is a hit here.  There’s also trails for hiking & biking or paddle boats, kayaks or fish in the lake. There s seasonal lake beach, mini-golf & playground. State Park offers primitive & back country campers a variety of organized activities & events such as Fishing Rodeos & Festivals.  Prices Vary. Reserve Online HERE. 


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