Area Status: Open
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
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: 3/21/14 - 11/12/14
$8.00 per night/site
Camping Limited Services: 11/13/14 - 12/21/14
$4.00 per night/site
Closed: 12/22/14 - mid-March 2015
||Georgia fishing license and trout license
||March 21, 2014 - November 12, 2014
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
||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 fees. Click here for detailed information on passes!
||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.