Train at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Bremen, Georgia

Train at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Bremen, Georgia

Easy Places to Go Camping in Georgia with Kids

Our family is prepping for our first back-country camping trip together. I was telling a friend recently, who responded with a profound, “No Way!” That’s when it dawned on me that our style of family camping isn’t the easiest, especially with little kiddos. If you want to enjoy the crisp air, wake up to the birds chirping…but still take advantage of Internet, a pool and a hot shower, then these family-friendly camping options might be right up your alley.

Camping at Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park Campground

Stone Mountain Park Campground is ideal for those who enjoy a more “pampered” approach to camping. With water and electricity, clean comfort stations, the lake and park activities, a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, a playground, and the free lasershow, this makes a GREAT way to affordably escape for the weekend!

Read more about our stay at Stone Mountain Park Campground.

Yurt camping at Tugaloo State Park

Georgia State Park Yurts

Yurts are fun and easy ways to camp with kids. You can skip setting up the tent, and get straight to the good stuff: s’mores, hiking, swimming…whatever your crew loves to do. The newest yurts are at Sweetwater Creek State Park, but you’ll also find them at High Falls, Red Top Mountain, Fort Yargo, Cloudland Canyon and Tugaloo state parks.

Read more about where to camp in a yurt in Georgia.

Camping cabin at the Jacksonville North/St. Marys KOA. Photo from Facebook

KOA Georgia

KOA is easy for families, with tent camping, RV, cabin set ups…even a teepee at the St. Marys KOA location. Campgrounds include WiFi, pools, lakes, bike rental (Forsyth KOA), mini golf (Lake Oconee), a petting zoo (Calhoun KOA) and more.

Kids train at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Bremen, Georgia

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park

Families can enjoy a large swimming pool, splash pool, put-put golf, gem mine, train rides, indoor cinema and lots more at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park. Activities are based on weekly themes and include fun from morning 'til night. The park accommodates RVs or tents, and offers cabins with or without kitchenettes.

Published: May 2019
Written by: Lesli Peterson