Tallulah River Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Happy Campers Around Fire

At an elevation of 2,080 ft., on the banks of the Tallulah River,this campground is a favorite. If you like hiking, the Coleman River Trail is there for you to enjoy the outdoors and nature. This river is routinely stocked with Rainbow Trout! Find the location for Tallulah River Campground on the Interactive Visitor Map.


View of boulders in at Tallulah river Campground Picnic table along the bank at Tallulah River Campground The portal sign leading to Tallulah River Campground The peaceful, meandering Tallulah River at the Tallulah River Campground Camping area along the water at Tallulah River Campground

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Tallhlah River Campground is opened. We are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from USDA regarding COVID-19, and we are closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions.
Operational Hours: Open year-round. 14 day maximum stay limit.
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites are on a first come first serve basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Camping: $15/site/night, year round
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license and trout stamp required for fishing
Open Season: Open Year Round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: The maximum length of stay is 14 days.
Closest Towns: The nearest town is approximately 30 minutes southeast in Clayton, GA.  Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Water: Clorinated well system
Restroom: Dual Vault Toilet
Passes: 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
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Please contact the Chattooga River Ranger District office at 706-754-6221

General Information


Physical Address: 1441 Tallulah River Rd., Clayton, GA

Take U.S. 76 west from Clayton for 8 miles; turn right (north) Persimmon Rd. (a paved county road) for 5 miles; turn left (northwest) on Forest Service Road 70 for 1 mile to Tallulah River (another 3 miles to reach Tate Branch and another 5 miles to Sandy Bottom).


This campground is accessible to those with disabilities.

General Notes:

There are 3 RV pull-throughs for your convenience.


This campground is accessible to those with disabilities.



General Notes:

Good, hard-surface roads until you reach Forest Service Road 70; expect narrow gravel road that is crooked and steep in parts.

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