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National Forest Campgrounds & Recreation Areas
Camping, swimming, fishing, boating, picnicing

The Blue Ridge Ranger District of the Chattahoochee National Forest offers a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation, including 6 campground/recreation areas. Camping fees apply, and a day use fee is charged for parking by anglers and canoeists at Deep Hole Campground.

MORGANTON POINT RECREATION AREA: Overlooking Lake Blue Ridge, this recreation area offers camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, fishing and hiking. The area has 37 campsites, 13 picnic tables and a shelter. There is a paved boat launch and a pebble beach. Each campsite has a tent pad, grill and picnic table. Open mid-April through mid-September. DIRECTIONS: Take U.S. 515 south from Blue Ridge for 4 miles to GA 60; turn right (southwest) and go 3 miles to Morganton. In Morganton, stay straight at the fork and turn right at the sign for Morganton Point. Sites 1 through 20 by reservation only. Call 877-444-6777 for reservations 24 hours per day. Campsites 21 through 37 are on a first come first serve basis.

FRANK GROSS CAMPGROUND: Located on Rock Creek, this area offers camping, hiking and trout fishing. There are nine campsites with picnic tables, tent pads and grills. Hikers can enjoy the Appalachian Trail nearby. Fishing in Rock Creek and Mill Creek for stocked and wild trout is excellent and the Chattahoochee National Fish Hatchery is nearby. Open late March to end October. DIRECTIONS: From Blue Ridge, take Hwy. 76 east for 5 miles to Morganton/ turn right on Highway 60 south toward Dahlonega for 15 miles. Turn right on Forest Service Road 69 for 5 miles.

COOPER CREEK CAMPGROUND: Located on Cooper Creek, this area offers camping, hiking and trout fishing. There are 17 camp sites with picnic tables, tent pads and grills. Four of the sites are waterfront. This is a popular area for fishing in Cooper and Mulky Creek for stocked and wild trout. The area adjoins the 1,240 acre Cooper Creek Scenic Area. Open late March to end October. DIRECTIONS: From Blue Ridge, take Highway 76 east for 5 miles to Morganton; turn right on Highway 60 south toward Dahlonega for 16 miles. Turn left on Forest Service Road 4 for 6 miles.
MULKY CAMPGROUND: 11 campsites. Same attractions and directions as Cooper Creek Campground.

DEEP HOLE CAMPGROUND: Located on the Toccoa River, this recreation area offers camping, boating and fishing. Eight campsites are equipped with tent pads and picnic tables. A canoe launch makes river access easy for floating the Toccoa River Canoe Trail. Fishing is good for rock and smallmouth bass, rainbow and brown trout. Open all year. DIRECTIONS: >From Blue Ridge, take Hwy. 76 East for five miles to Morganton; turn right on Hwy 60 south toward Dahlonega for 16 miles.

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