This beautiful 19-acre spring-fed lake resting near Grassy Mountain is the highest lake in Georgia. Families will enjoy camping in this quiet, rustic setting which offers cool summertime temperatures. Whether hiking to the Songbird Management area or to Grassy Mountain tower, fishing, or swimming, you will revel in this area rich in plants, birds and wildlife. Note: cell service is limited due to remoteness.
Portions of FS road 68 will be undergoing reconstruction beginning September 15 through October 1. The closure will include the area between Holly Creek Gap all the way to the intersection with FS road 17. Travelers will be affected Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The road section will be open evenings and weekends, but forest visitors are urged to use caution and good judgement travelling this route while it is under construction. Alternative access to Lake Conasauga is available via Mill Creek Road (FS 630) and FS 17.
Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites is on a first come, first served basis.
$10 a night per site.
April 11 - October 31
Campsites are for 1 family or 5 adults. Site must be occupied first night of stay. Maximum two vehicles per campsite. 14 day limit. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Boats with electric motors only. Only street-legal vehicles may be driven in the campground. Quiet hours are observed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Alcohol is prohibited in the entire Lake Conasauga Recreation Area.
The nearest towns are Chatsworth, GA, approximately 24 miles to the southwest, and Ellijay, GA, roughly 22 miles to the southeast. Chatsworth and Ellijay both offer numerous restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations.
Drinking water available at hydrants located throughout the campground.
Please contact the Conasauga Ranger District office at 706-695-6736.
Take U.S. 411 north from Chatsworth for 4 miles to Eton. Turn right (east) at traffic light in Eton. Follow Forest Service Road 18 east for 10 miles, then turn left (northwest) on Forest Service Road 68 for 10 miles.