Campgrounds Near Canton, Georgia

Campgrounds Near Canton, Georgia
Canton, Georgia, is about 50 miles south of Atlanta, and near Allatoona Lake, which is a Corps of Engineers lake. At the lake, there are several campgrounds run by the Corps, many fishing and water sports opportunities, as well as trails and wilderness to explore. Nearby is the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, Indian mounds and the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield.

Sweetwater Creek Campground

Victoria Campground is another Corps of Engineers campground, and is designed to have as many lakefront campsites as possible. There are 72 campsites, and all have electric and water hookups. Some are considered "premium" because of their location on the water, but most of the sites are within close distance to the lake. The campground has a swimming area and a beach, as well as a playground. Fishing is allowed from the bank whether you have a license or not.

Victoria Campground
937 Victoria Landing Drive
Woodstock, GA 30189
(678) 721-6700
allatoonalake.org/Camping/sweetwater_campground.html

Victoria Campground

Victoria Campground is another Corps of Engineers campground, and is designed to have as many lakefront campsites as possible. There are 72 campsites, and all have electric and water hookups. Some are considered "premium" because of their location on the water, but most of the sites are within close distance to the lake. The campground has a swimming area and a beach, as well as a playground. Fishing is allowed from the bank whether you have a license or not.

Victoria Campground
937 Victoria Landing Drive
Woodstock, GA 30189
(678) 721-6700
allatoonalake.org/Camping/victoria_campground.html

Payne Campground

Payne Campground is also on Allatoona Lake, and is accessed from Kellogg Creek Road. The creek adds another aspect to the campground. There are 60 campsites, and 39 of them have water and electric with 30- and 50-amp connections. Two sites have sewer hookups. Some sites are considered premium because of their location on the water, but all sites are close to the lake. The campground has hot showers, bathrooms and a swimming area. This campground is pet friendly, as two per campsite are allowed. Reservations are not accepted at this site.

Payne Campground
2495 Kellogg Creek Road
Acworth, GA 30102.
(678)721-6700
allatoonalake.org/Camping/payne_campground.html

Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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