Morganton Point Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Morganton Point Recreation Area is the only developed campground located on the shoreline of Blue Ridge Lake, a 3,290 acre Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) reservoir, near the town of Blue Ridge, GA. Morganton Point offers a wide arrange of recreation opportunities such as camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, skiing and fishing.

Morganton Point Recreation Area Handout with maps and other information.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Beginning August 10, 2015, the Morganton Point Campground will be undergoing renovations on the North loop and South loop restrooms, roadways, and campsites over the next 6-8 eight months.  During this time, there will be intermittent closures for restroom and camping facilities.  Portable units will be made available for restrooms during renovations, however, shower facilities may be unavailable during certain periods.  Please contact the Cradle at the campground or the U. S. Forest Service  at (706) 745-6928 for more details.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm – 7am.  
Reservations: Required-Sites 1-20, Call 1-877-444-6777 or go to
Fees Camping
Single sites and tent walk-in sites: $18/site/night
Single sites with water: $20
Single sites with electric and water: $27/site/night
Single site with water, electric and sewer: $30
Double sites with water: $40

Day Use
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license, valid boating registration.
Open Season: April 15, 2015 - October 31, 2015
  • No alcoholic beverages in Campground and Day Use Areas
  • 14 day stay limit.
  • 2 vehicles per campsite, except for group sites (#9, #13) four vehicles are allowed. Boat trailers and self propelled campers count as a vehicle. All guest or visitors must park in day use area and pay parking fee.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
Closest Towns: The nearest town is approximately 8 miles, or 15 minutes, in Blue Ridge, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Water: Drinking water is provided by faucets centrally located in the campground
Restroom: 3 flush facilities, 2 with showers
Passes: 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!

Contact the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association at (828) 884-5713 for information regarding a $30/vehicle/year CFIA Annual Pass for Swimming, Day Use areas and boat launches at concession areas.
Information Center: Please contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District office at

General Information


From Blue Ridge, GA take US 515 north for 4 miles to GA Hwy. 60; turn right and go 0.5 miles to stop sign. Turn left, go 1.5 miles to the town of Morganton, GA. In Morganton, turn right on County Road 616 for 1 mile.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The 20 reservation sites have water hook-ups at each site, except 11 & 14. Electrical hookups are not available at individual sites. All sites are a short walk to the lake.

  • 44 sites (2 group sites, 7 tent walk-in sites)
  • Paved boat ramp with parking
  • Designated beach area with a bath house
  • Picnic area (1 covered picnic pavilion)
  • 3 flush facilities, 2 with showers
  • Standard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc)


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Water Activities

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