Georgia’s highest state park encompasses some of the most outstanding scenery in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Roadside overlooks provide spectacular 80-mile vistas, and four hiking trails lead visitors past wildflowers, streams, small waterfalls and lush forests. Visitors enjoy the summit visitor center for its views, gift shop and picnic tables.
Black Rock Mountain State Park is one of the crown jewels of the Georgia State Park system. Sitting high above downtown Clayton it offers panoramic views of the city. Black Rock Mountain boasts 1,743 Acres, a 17 Acre Lake, 10 Cottages, 38 combined Tent, Trailer & RV Campsites, 11 Walk-In Campsites, 4 Backcountry Campsites, 1 Large Group Pioneer Campground, 2 Picnic Shelters, a Playground, and countless overlooks and trails. The park is closed December 15th through March 15th.
One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a permit to hike to the gorge floor. A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky bottom, providing spectacular views of the river and waterfalls. A paved path follows an on old railroad bed, perfect for strollers and bicycles, while mountain bikers can test their skills on a challenging 10 mile trail.
Tallulah Gorge State Park offers 2,739 Acres, a 63 Acre Lake, a combined 47 Tent, Trailer & RV Campsites, 1 Group Pioneer Campground, 3 Backcountry, Adirondack Shelters, 1 Picnic Shelter, Visitor Center, Sand Beach (closed until Memorial Day), Suspension Bridge, Gift Shop, and 2 Playgrounds.
Owned and run by our friends Scott and Nicole, Hatch Camp is part private campground and part art farm. Hatch Camp offers 6 private campsites along Warwoman Creek under huge hardwoods with short drives to rivers, hikes and mountains. They also offer guided private fly fishing trips on their private water or off-site. And if you time it right, you can catch one of their regular concerts with friends and family.
Hatch Camp doubles as the only private guided trout stream in Rabun County. With big fish, experienced guides, and a fly shop focused on gearing you up for the specific needs of the region, Hatch Camp is more than a campground or fishing hole, it is an experience. They also have a small stage where they host a few concerts a month and larger events such as Folk Art and Music Markets, Bluegrass Festivals, and songwriting and angling clinics.
River Falls is one of North Georgia’s only and most beautiful river side campgrounds. They have kept their campsites as natural as possible with the goal of providing a camping experience you won’t soon forget. Their resort amenities coupled with 70 acres of natural beauty and friendly staff will keep you coming back year after year and season after season. River Falls offers 141 camping sites, most of which are along the river. They can accommodate any type of camper – from single tent campers to the largest 42 foot RV with full hookup. If camping outdoors isn’t your cup of tea, they also offer RV, Cabin and Treehouse rentals. They want their beautiful river retreat to be enjoyed by all walks of life and welcome you to join them at River Falls. They’ll leave the campfire burning.
River Campground is a family owned and operated campground located in Lakemont, Georgia. They offer lodging options for every camper including RV Sites, covered tent shelters, primitive sites, cabins, and group facilities. The campground is located on the Tallulah River and is conveniently located 4 miles north of the Tallulah Gorge and 5 miles south of Clayton. Their campsites include water and electric hookups and they have their own private bathrooms that include showers.