Located along the banks of a big turn in the Toccoa River just north of Suches, GA. This small campground and recreation area offers camping, canoeing and fishing. This is a great place for year round water-based recreation activities.
Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites are on a first come, first serve basis.
$10 - Non-waterfront
$12 - Waterfront
14 day stay limit.
Maximum 2 vehicles per campsite
Dogs must be leashed at all times.
The nearest town is approximately 17 miles north, or 30 minutes, in Blue Ridge, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
No drinking water
1 Vault facility
The Interagency Senior and Access Passes and the Golden Age and Access Passports are accepted. These passes entitle the pass holder to a 50% discount on camping and some day use fees. Click here for detailed information on passes!
The Chattahoochee-Oconee Forest Annual Pass for $25 is available at Forest Service offices in Gainesville, Blairsville, Chatsworth, Lakemont, and Eatonton, Georgia. This pass will allow you to enjoy selected recreation opportunities on the Chattahoochee and the Oconee NF, without having to pay daily fees at each site. The Forest Annual Pass will be good for one year from the month of purchase. Those who have a Golden Age, Golden Access, Interagency Senior or Interagency Access Pass will receive a 50% discount off of the Forest Annual Pass. The Forest Annual Pass is not valid at concession sites.
Please contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District office at
From Blue Ridge, GA take US 515 north for 4 miles to GA Hwy. 60; turn right and go 2 miles to Morganton. In Morganton, turn right on GA Hwy. 60 for 14.8 miles to campground on right.
From Dahlonega, GA take GA Hwy. 60 north for 27 miles to campground on left.
The Benton MacKaye Trail crosses Hwy. 60 in two places; at Tooni Gap approximately 2 miles north and at Wilscot Gap approximately 8 miles north.
A day use area is available for those looking to picnic, fish or canoe along the Toccoa River. Deep Hole includes 4 picnic sites, canoe launch, and fishing deck.
Boating - Non-Motorized
The canoe launch at this site makes river access very easy. Floating down the Toccoa River is very popular among visitors. The Toccoa River Canoe Trail starts at the Deep Hole Recreation Area and flows 13.8 miles to the take-out at Sandy Bottoms Recreation Area. People floating the Toccoa River are allowed passage through private lands along the river. However, according to state law, fishing, camping and entering onto private land is illegal without landowner permission, as is fishing from the river in a boat, tube, or any other floating device where both sides of the river are privately owned.