Northeast Georgia Mountains / Clayton

Tate Branch Camping & Recreation Area-CNF

4049 Tallulah River Rd.
Clayton, GA 30525


Located in the Chattaoochee National Forest at the junction of Tate Branch and the Tallulah River, this recreation area has good trout fishing, exceptional fall color and remote mountain scenery. Located at the junction of the Tallulah River and Tate Branch, this recreation area offers camping and fishing. This remote area offers 19 camp sites with tent pads, picnic tables and grills.

Trout fishing is good along the Tallulah River and Tate Branch. Check state fishing regulations before fishing.

Hiking through nearby Coleman River Scenic Area is popular. The Coleman River Trail parallels the river for 1 mile through stands of large old-growth timber. Clayton, Tallulah Falls and Hiawassee are interesting towns to visit. The Southern Nantahala Wilderness, Chattooga Wild and Scenic River and the Appalachian Trail are nearby. Good, hard-surface roads until you reach Forest Service Road 70; expect narrow gravel road that is crooked and steep in parts.

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

    Admission & Fees

    Camping Fee $15/site/night

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Lodging On Site

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages