Area Status: 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
||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.
||Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm – 7am.
||Required-Sites 1-20, Call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov
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
||Georgia fishing license, valid boating registration.
||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.
||The nearest town is approximately 8 miles, or 15 minutes, in Blue Ridge, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
||Drinking water is provided by faucets centrally located in the campground
||3 flush facilities, 2 with showers
||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.
||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 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.