Northeast Georgia Mountains / Dahlonega

DeSoto Falls Recreation Area

US 129/19 N.
Dahlonega, GA 30533

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Hike along the two mile DeSoto Falls Trail or fish for trout in Frogtown Creek. Located in the Blue Ridge Ranger District, The DeSoto Falls Recreation area is a scenic spot with easy access for either a weekend of camping or a quick hike to the falls. We are open from late April until late November. A fee is required for camping and day use parking. This area is open 24 hours a day for campers. No reservations are required.

24 camping sites neatly arranged in two loops (upper and lower). Drinking water is provided by faucets centrally located in the campground.The lower camping loop has a warm water outdoor shower complex connected to a flush facility. The upper camping loop has four chemical flush facilities.Standard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc)

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day



    Facility Amenities

    Grill on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Pet-friendly

    Setting & Style

    Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    Tenters Welcome