Sunrise from inside a Live More Campervan

Sunrise from inside a Live More Campervan

Top Places to Park Your RV in North Georgia

Make these five campgrounds your home base for outdoor adventures in the mountains.

For the ultimate road trip in Georgia, you can't beat packing up everything you need in an RV or campervan and taking the scenic routes around the state. Plot your journey to explore Georgia's national parks, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites or even Georgia's Seven Natural Wonders.

Along the way, you'll find lots of campgrounds with amenities to make you feel right at home and located near natural attractions and towns perfect for exploring. When your journey takes you to North Georgia, park your RV at one of these full-service campgrounds and enjoy the best of the region's mountain adventures.

View of Blood Mountain from Vogel State Park in Blairsville, Georgia

Vogel State Park in Blairsville, Georgia

Vogel State Park

Named the Best State Park for RVers by USA TodayVogel State Park sits at the base of Blood Mountain inside Chattahoochee National Forest. Vogel is particularly popular during the fall when the Blue Ridge Mountains transform into a rolling blanket of red, yellow and gold leaves. RV campers can choose from 90 campsites with electric hookups.

While at Vogel, you can hike the park's 17 miles of trails, ranging from easy to more advanced. Go fishing and paddling in Lake Trahlyta, and much more. Nearby, hike to waterfalls like Helton Creek Falls and Desoto Falls, and don't miss the opportunity to see the view from Brasstown Bald, the state's highest point.

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Kayaking on Big Cedar Creek in Cave Spring, Georgia. Photo by @jabyerly1

Big Cedar Creek in Cave Spring, Georgia. Photo by @jabyerly1

Cedar Creek RV & Outdoor Center in Cave Spring

In the mountain foothills, near Rome and Cedartown, Cedar Creek RV & Outdoor Center offers a delightful range of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts. More than 60 full-hookup RV sites dot the family-friendly park's tranquil acres along Big Cedar Creek. The perfect location to catch striped bass and catfish, or fly-fish for trout, the adventures begin within steps of your back door. Connect with free Internet, hit the driving range, or take advantage of the fully stocked paddling outfitter and arrange a serene day trip surrounded by unmatched scenic beauty. Nearby, the picturesque village of Cave Spring takes a step back in time with charming antique and specialty shops, rich history and a legendary cave to explore in Rolater Park.

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Ziplines at Nacoochee Adventures in Helen, Georgia

Nacoochee Adventures in Helen, Georgia

Cherokee Campground in Sautee Nacoochee

Just 5 miles from Alpine Helen, Cherokee Campground is central to many North Georgia attractions. Cherokee Campground's wooded lots provide extra privacy for the 38 RV campsites with full hookups, cable TV and Wi-Fi. The family-friendly campground includes outdoor activities on ball courts and playgrounds, as well as a recreation hall with indoor favorites like darts and table tennis.

Helen offers an authentic alpine village with amazing German cuisine, unique shopping experiences, and tubing through town on the Chattahoochee River. Take in gorgeous views hiking to Anna Ruby Falls. Explore the great outdoors, hiking, mountain biking and fishing at Unicoi State Park. And, do not miss the ultimate half-mile zipline and heart-pounding giant swing at Nacoochee Adventures

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Scenic view at Fort Mountain State Park in Chatsworth, Georgia. Photo by @carlosphotography

Fort Mountain State Park in Chatsworth, Georgia. Photo by @carlosphotography

Fort Mountain State Park in Chatsworth

Located near the Cohutta Wilderness, Fort Mountain State Park boasts access to more than 60 miles of extraordinary recreational trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The campground offers full-hookup RV sites, laundry station, washroom facilities and a playground with easy access to the extensive trail network.

Picture swimming in a hidden mountain lake, exploring a mysterious ancient structure and touring a restored stone fire tower. Overlooks throughout the secluded park present incredible, sweeping views of North Georgia. Fort Mountain is one of many locations in the surrounding area to celebrate Native American heritage. The Chieftain's Trail is a driving tour exploring sites such as the Chief Vann House Historic Site, Funk Heritage Center and New Echota Historic Site.

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Mountain biking on the Aska Trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Aska Trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Toccoa Valley Campground in Blue Ridge

Tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains along the banks of the Toccoa River, Toccoa Valley Campground invites a tranquil escape. Thirty campsites offer charming views of forest and river banks, in addition to full electric/water hookups for RVs under 30 feet.

Discover rugged adventure mountain biking the thrilling trails of Aska Trails Area, or hop aboard the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway for a relaxing ride through mountain country. Toccoa Valley Campground also offers tubing, rafting and kayaking with shuttle service along six miles of strikingly beautiful mountain river.

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Published: March 2021
Written by: Candy Cook