Overlooking Dockery Lake and nestled deep within the mountains 12 miles north of Dahlonega, GA. Dockery Lake Recreation Area offers camping, picnicking and fishing for all ages. The Dockery Lake Campground is small and located right along the banks of Dockery Lake.
At a Glance
Dockery Lake Campground is closed for the winter and will reopen mid-March 2016.
Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm - 6am.
Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Camping Summer Services: 3/20/15 - 11/12/15
$8.00 per night/site
Camping Winter Services (no water): 11/13/15 - 12/21/15
$4.00 per night/site
Closed: 12/22/15 - mid-March 2016
Georgia fishing license and trout license
14 day stay limit.
Maximum 2 vehicles per campsite
Dogs must be leashed at all times.
The nearest town is approximately 12 miles, or 30 minutes, in Dahlonega, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Drinking water is provided by faucets centrally located in the campground
1 Flush Facility and 1 vault facility at the day use area
Please contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District office at
From Dahlonega, GA take GA Highway 60 north approximately 13 miles to Forest Service Road 654 on the right. Turn right, go 1.0 mile to campground.
From Blairsville, GA take U.S. 19/129 south for 10.0 miles, turn right on GA Highway 180. Go approximately 11.0 miles. Turn left on GA Highway 60, go 4.0 miles to Forest Service Road 654 on the left. Turn left, go 1.0 mile to campground.