Northeast Georgia Mountains / Dahlonega

Dockery Lake Recreation Area

Forest Service Road #654
Dahlonega, GA 30533

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Overlooking Dockery Lake and nestled deep off the side of a mountain, Dockery Lake Recreation Area offers camping, hiking, picnicking and fishing. Campsites have tables and tent pads. Restrooms and drinking water are also available.

There are no water or electric hook-ups or dump station available in the campground. 11 camping sites (10 campsites and 1 campground host site)1 flush facility in campground and 1 vault flush facility in day use areaStandard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc)

Hikers can enjoy the 3.4-mile Dockery Lake Trail, fishing in Dockery Lake and picnicking. This area opens mid-April and closes late October. Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. daily. Afee is required.

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

    Picnic Area

    General Information


    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting

    Site Information

    Tenters Welcome