Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests Waives Campground Fees for Hurricane Dorian Evacuees

Hurricane Dorian Fee Waiver

Gainesville, GA, August 31, 2019 — The Southern Region of the USDA Forest Service, including the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests in Georgia, is waiving fees and making campgrounds available for people displaced by Hurricane Dorian.

People seeking shelter in a Southern Region Forest Service campground should:

  • Select a desired National Forest and call or check online to see if any campgrounds are closed.
  • Call or visit the desired campground to see if it has space available.
  • Upon arrival, notify the campground host that you are being displaced due to the storm and no fee will be collected for those displaced by Hurricane Dorian.
  • Exercise caution and keep aware of changing weather conditions.

Some Southern Region campgrounds will be closed due to the weather. Visitors may locate campgrounds on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests at:

For information on campgrounds in the Southern Region, find the Recreation link on each forest’s website.  

National Forests in Alabama (

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests (

Cherokee National Forest (

Daniel Boone National Forest (

National Forests in Florida (

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests  (

Kisatchie National Forest (

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (

National Forests in Mississippi (

National Forests in North Carolina  (

Ouachita National Forest (

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests (

National Forests and Grasslands in Texas (

George Washington and Jefferson National Forests  (