Dispersed Camping

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Dispersed (primitive) camping—Dispersed camping is available in multiple locations throughout the forest, and is intended to provide a rustic, less manicured and natural experience.  Whether you decide to camp within a Congressionally-designated Wilderness or the general forest area, we ask that you follow the principles of Leave No Trace.  By leaving no trace you are reducing your impact to the natural environment and preserving the quality of experience for f...

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Dispersed Camping Areas

  • Appalachian Trail in Georgia
  • Blue Ridge Ranger District area description
  • Chattooga River District area description
  • Chattooga River Trail
  • Wildcat Creek Road Corridor
  • Conasauga Ranger District area description
  • Ball Field Dispersed Camping Area
  • Bear Creek Trail
  • Pinhoti Trail in Georgia
  • Oconee Ranger District area description

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities