RV Parks near Hampton, Georgia

RV Parks near Hampton, Georgia
On the outskirts of metro Atlanta, the small town of Hampton, Georgia is well known as the home of the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The town's regular population is around 5,000 according to its website, but that number swells to over 100,000 twice a year when the NASCAR race is held there. If you're coming to the race in your RV, or just want to camp and enjoy the charm of this small southern town, there are several nearby campgrounds to suit your needs.

Atlanta Motor Speedway

You can actually camp on the grounds of Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, whether it's a race weekend or not. There are multiple areas within and around the speedway with full RV hookups and dump stations. The closest you can get to the action during race week is the infield, where RVs are allowed in the Flock Brothers Corral area. Here you'll also find camp showers, a dump station between Turns 1 and 2 and access to tram stops. Another option is the Trackside Terrace, which consists of 61 full hookup sites that overlook the speedway on the backstretch. There are also multiple areas outside the speedway where you can reserve a spot any time of year, including the pleasant Legends Lakeside Camping that offers 25 gravel spaces surrounding a small lake with water, sewer, and electric service hookups with 30- or 50-amps.

Atlanta Motor Speedway
1500 Highway 19 41
Hampton, GA 30228
(770) 946-4211
atlantamotorspeedway.com/tickets/camping/

Atlanta South RV Resort

Located right off Interstate 75 about 10 miles northwest of Hampton, the Atlanta South RV Resort is a campground with 140 full hookup sites that include water, sewer and electric service with 30- or 50-amps. There are 80 pull-through sites, perfect for larger RVs, and the resort also offers tent camping and cabins for rent.

Other amenities include a large outdoor pool on the grounds, as well as a recreation room and a playground for the kids. The Atlanta South RV Resort remodeled its clubhouse and pool area in 2009, so now you can enjoy the TV viewing room and Internet service throughout the park.

Atlanta South RV Resort
281 Mt. Olive Road
McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 957-2610
atlantasouthrvresort.com

High Falls State Park

Half an hour south of Hampton you'll find High Falls State Park, a large park of more than 1,000 acres with a pool, lake, river and waterfall. The campground here has 103 sites for tents and trailers, and they offer full hookups for RVs, including 30-amp electric service.

There are miles of nature trails here, perfect for hiking and exploring the wilderness, and you can enjoy the waterfall on the Towaliga River and hike to the site of a former gristmill on the river. Boating is also allowed within the park, and there are two boat ramps you can use, although horsepower is limited to 10. The park rents out fishing boats, kayaks, canoes and pedal boats in season. Come on the 4th of July to enjoy the annual Boat Regatta.

High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Drive
Jackson , GA 30233
(478) 993-3053
GeorgiaStateParks.org/HighFalls

Article Written By Ashley Talley

Ashley Talley has been a professional writer for more than 10 years, specializing in travel and health. Her work has been published in "Coastal Living" magazine, "Wrightsville Beach Magazine" and "Choice," an anthology praised by "Vanity Fair" and the "LA Times." She graduated from Brown University with honors and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from the University of North Carolina.

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