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

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm – 7am.  
Reservations: Required-Sites 1-20, Call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov
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
$5.00/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license, valid boating registration.
Open Season: April 15, 2014 - October 31, 2014
Restrictions:
  • 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
706-745-6928.
 

General Information

Directions:

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)

Fishing

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Hiking

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Picnicking

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