Classic South / Lincolnton

Bussey Point Recreation Area

Double Branches Rd.
Lincolnton, GA 30817

864-333-1100 | 800-533-3478
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Enjoy nature at its finest. Located at the entrance of the Bussey Point wilderness recreation area - a 2,545 acre peninsula on J. Strom Thurmond Lake - the campground provides a relaxing getaway for the nature enthusiast whether it is hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. The Bussey point horse trail was created by horseback riders, for horseback riders. This trail circles the peninsula and is 12.5 miles long. Along with the horse trail there are an additional 20 miles of roads and trails located within the area that are welcome for use by all (no motor vehicles please). Located within the area are 15 food plots, six hike/bike/ride/boat in camping picnic sites, and several natural beaches. Ample deer and turkey inhabit the area along with other mammals and birds to provide one of the best opportunities on the lake to view wildlife in its natural setting. Adjacent to the area is a campground that has 14 primitive campsites without water or electrical, however there are picnic tables, fire rings, and grills located at each campsite. In addition, all 14 campsites are capable of accommodating campers with horses. There is also a boat launching ramp, hand pump for drinking water, and rustic toilets located throughout the area.

Important Information
Sites are $6 payable at an honor vault located at the campground entrance. Each campsite has a grill, picnic table, and fire ring.

Just simply open the Interactive Map and Click on a campsite number below to view the photograph of that site

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Pet-friendly

    Site Information

    Primitive Camp Sites Available, RVs Permitted

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

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