Activities: Camping, fishing, boating, swimming
Facilities: toilets, power only at bathrooms
Fees: A small fee is required
Closest town: Morganton, Georgia
For more information:
The U.S. Forest Service offers tent camping and picnic areas at both sites, phone (706) 632-3031.
For additional information, contact the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 875, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Phone (706) 632-5680.
Located on the shores of Lake Blue Ridge 1/2 a mile from the town of Morganton, this rustic campground contains 43 campsites, 8 picnic sites, a pavilion and a boat launch ramp. There is a designated public swimming area with a lifeguard on duty during the summer camping season, and a boat ramp. No showers or hiking trails are located within this recreation area, and electricity is available only in the bathrooms.
From Blue Ridge take Hwy.515to Ga. 60 (or
more scenic old US 76 east and south of town to Lakewood Junction.
Here GA 60 and US 76 join,) with GA 60 continuing as the designated
main road south and east to Morganton. It is approximately 5 miles
from Blue Ridge to Morganton. The drive is on old 76 is scenic, crossing
the TVA dam with a splendid view of Lake Blue Ridge to the southwest.
Also between the dam and Lakewood Junction is a U.S. Forest Service
boat launch ramp near Lakewood. At Morganton, look for the white-on-green
sign to the recreation area on the right side of the road just before
the road turns east and south. Morganton Recreation Area is located
off Lake Drive.