Your Guide to Camping and Campgrounds in Georgia
Reconnect with the environment and with family and friends by camping in Georgia. Gone are the cares of traffic, errands, homework, school and those pesky grocery lists. Instead, enjoy fresh air, wildlife, lakes and rivers, and get lost for a few hours on Georgia’s favorite trails. Consider these options for your next family trip.
Keep in mind that many parks are taking precautions for guests’ safety with new sanitation and social distancing protocols. Some amenities, such as playgrounds, equipment rental or visitor centers, may be closed. Make your travel plans well in advance and check websites for the most up-to-date information.
Georgia State Parks
State parks offer a range of housing options, from primitive campsites to cozy cottages—and everything in between. Located throughout Georgia, parks have zip lines, playgrounds, hiking trails, water activities, yurts and more to keep the whole family entertained.
Red Top Mountain State Park
This popular park on Lake Allatoona has cottages, tent sites, a yurt and more. It’s an ideal spot for boating, swimming and fishing; visitors can also explore the park’s 15 miles of biking and hiking trails.
Amicalola Falls State Park
Set in the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest, Amicalola offers beautiful mountain views and a 729-foot waterfall. Rent a campsite, cabin or lodge room and enjoy miles of hiking trails, trout fishing and zip lining.
Altamaha Regional Park
Travel to Brunswick for this escape spot and relax on the beautiful Altamaha River. Swim, fish or explore one of the bird watching trails to see the local wildlife.
Jekyll Island Campground
Located on one of Georgia’s most beautiful barrier islands, this 18-acre wooded campground is within walking distance of Driftwood Beach. Rent bikes, hike, enjoy the bird sanctuary or explore the island’s rich history.
River’s End Campground
Stay close to the beach and the woods by renting a campsite or cabin on Tybee Island. Each one sleeps up to six people, with two cabins allowing dogs and linens available to rent as well.
Kampgrounds of America
Kampgrounds of America (KOA) has 11 sites throughout the state, with each one meeting the standards of KOA and offering a variety of housing choices.
Stone Mountain Park
Camp however you choose at Stone Mountain Park. Bring a tent, or rent a safari tent or yurt. There are plenty of family-friendly activities, including 15 miles of hiking trails and historical sites. The park also has a limited number of RVs for rental.
Family RV Parks
These parks offer family-friendly RV sites; some also have tent and cabin options.
Southern Gates RV Park and Campground
A simple site in Central Georgia, this campground has RV, cabin and campsites for sleeping with a home-like touch in all the spaces. Enjoy on-site activities, or relax and breathe fresh air.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park
Treat the kids to a Yogi Bear-filled getaway at this site. With choices for how to stay (cabin, campsite or RV) and things to do on site, families enjoy the convenience and fun at Jellystone. Activities include train rides, mini golf, gem mining, indoor/outdoor cinemas, and more—just don’t forget the picnic basket.
Mountain View Campground
Park your RV or pop-up camper at this North Georgia camping spot. Take a short drive to local attractions, including three state parks, waterfalls, wineries and great hiking trails.