Best Tent Camping Georgia  by Johnny Molloy

Best Tent Camping: Georgia Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Menasha Ridge Press)
Best Tent Camping Georgia  by Johnny Molloy
Whether it's rafting down the Chattooga River, hiking along the Bartram Trail, or sea kayaking around Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia is stuffed with opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities. To help these adventurers on their way, Best Tent Camping: Georgia by Johnny Molloy reveals the best places in the Peach State to pitch a tent, from mountainous Amicalola Falls State Park, starting point for Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, to the windswept dunes of Cumberland Island. Written to steer campers away from concrete slabs and convoys of RVs, Best Tent Camping: Georgia points tent campers to only the most scenic and serene campsites in the state.

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Trails from the "Best Tent Camping: Georgia" Guide Book
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The word Amicalola is Cherokee for “tumbling waters.” This state park features a 729-foot waterfall, Amicalola Falls, reputed to be the tallest fall in the East. Yet this state park is much more than ...
Dawsonville, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This small campground is located along a cool mountain stream. This little campground packs a punch. Set in a richly wooded cove on Andrews Creek, flanked by Rocky Mountain to the north and Crumbly Kn ...
Helen, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Georgia’s highest state park offers a tent-only camping section and plenty to see from atop Black Rock Mountain. Black Rock Mountain Campground defies any campground stereotype—it has a 48-site ca ...
Mountain City, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Bussey Point is the best choice on Strom Thurmond Lake for pure tent campers. South Carolina and Georgia share Thurmond Lake. In Georgia, the lake is sometimes referred to as Clarks Hill Lake, so don ...
Lincolnton, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Cloudland Canyon is an example of a state stepping in to preserve a special slice of nature for all of us to enjoy. Sure, Cloudland Canyon is developed to a degree, but part of that development consis ...
Rising Fawn, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This little-used southwest Georgia site is near the southernmost covered bridge in the United States. Coheelee Creek is a seemingly forgotten backwater in southwest Georgia, flowing into the Chattahoo ...
Blakely, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Cooper Creek offers fishing, hiking, and camping in a designated scenic area.They don’t call it a scenic area for nothing— the Cooper Creek Scenic Area, that is. In this part of the Chattahoochee ...
Suches, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The walk-in sites here offer the best lake views in the entire campground. In many instances, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spares no expense in constructing their campgrounds.
Fort Gaines, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The Toccoa River is the setting for this angler’s and canoer’s campground. The Toccoa River is the primary draw at Deep Hole Campground. The campground takes its name from a hole of deep water in th ...
Suches, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The heavily wooded Desoto Falls Campground is well located for exploring the central Chattahoochee National Forest. Where do the names Desoto and Frogtown come together? The answer is at Desoto ...
Cleveland, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Relax in the highland campground beside the quiet waters of crystal-clear Dockery Lake. An exceptional campground is set beside a trout-filled lake beneath the shadow of the Appalachian Trail. And tha ...
Dahlonega, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
F. D. Roosevelt State Park’s boasts are many: It is Georgia’s largest state park and most historic in terms of its development because its construction was personally supervised by America’s longest-s ...
Pine Mountain, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Camp on a coastal barrier island at the end of a dead-end road. It is located on Savage Island, attached to the mainland by a causeway traversing the salt marsh and creeks that encircle the island. Th ...
Richmond Hill, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Fort Mountain is the site of an unexplained mystery. A strange, serpentine rock wall sits atop the mountain, bounded on both sides by sheer cliffs. The wall, ranging from 2 to 6 feet in height, spans ...
Chatsworth, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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The walk-in tent sites overlook Marbury Watershed Lake, the center of action here. This state park follows the classic example of how many modern recreation areas have evolved.
Winder, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This rustic camp is ideally located deep in the Chattahoochee National Forest, near trout fishing and hiking venues. If you are looking to get way back in those gorgeous north Georgia mountains, here ...
Blue Ridge, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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This unheralded Georgia state park combines natural beauty with a living-history farm. This park is not only about places but also about people. General Coffee State Park has many local and repeat vis ...
Douglas, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Have you ever seen a cypress-lined lake? Well, this isn’t one of them. This lake has moss-draped cypress trees not only around the lake but also throughout the lake. Luckily for lake explorers, the pa ...
Twin City, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
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Harris Branch is one of the more primitive camper offerings at Carters Lake, located in the North Georgia Mountains, near Ellijay. Its nonelectric ridgetop drive-up sites, along with walk-in tent site ...
Ellijay, GA - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
This park is reminiscent of an old-time summer camp. This state park is a waterfront camping and recreation park destination of the first order. Most of the campsites (and all of the walk-in tent site ...
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