The Cassidy Bridge Hunt Camp is located in a nicely wooded area along the banks of the Chauga River, one of the popular fishing streams on the district.
During big-game and turkey hunting seasons, the campground is opened free of charge. During the rest of the year, the camp is available by reservation. Families like to reserve the camp for reunions, cookouts and camp outs. When the campground is reserved, the general public is not allowed to use the site.
Surrounding area: The Chattooga River and commercial river outfitters are within 15 minutes.
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At a Glance
Open free of charge during big-game hunting season (October 1 - December 31) and turkey season (April 1 - 30) and by reservation for a $30 fee per night, plus a $10 reservation fee during the remainder of the year.
Reserve sites up to 12 months in advance. Reservations may be made online at http://www.recreation.gov or by calling (877)444-6777. There is a 14-day stay limit.
Free during big game hunting season (October 1 - December 31) and turkey season (April 1 - 30) and $30 per night plus a $10 reservation fee during the remainder of the year.
A valid South Carolina fishing license is required to fish on the national forests.
Andrew Pickens Ranger District
112 Andrew Pickens Circle
Mountain Rest, SC 29664
Phone: (864) 638-9568
Fax: (864) 638-2659
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon
and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Camping & Cabins
From Walhalla, drive 5.0 miles north on Highway 28. Turn left onto Whetstone Road. Turn left onto Cassidy Bridge Road and follow it all the way to Cassidy Bridge Hunt Camp on the left