Lake Winfield Scott Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Lake Winfield Scott provides a great backdrop for a family photo on a sunny autumn afternoon.

Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area is a destination recreation location situated high in a mountain valley.  The recreation area offers  year-round recreation opportunities including camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, swimming and hiking centered around the beautiful 18-acre lake.  The campground is divided into a north loop and a south loop.


At a Glance

Current Conditions:  
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm – 6am.
Reservations: Required - South Loop, Cabin, Group Site and the Large and Small Picnic Pavilions Only. Call
1-877-444-6777 or go to

(North Loop is first-come, first-serve.)
Fees Peak Season: 4/14/2021 - 10/30/2021
Single site: $24/site/night
Site with electric and water: $33/site/night
Double site: $48.00
Group Campsite: $75/night
Cabin Fees: $125/night

Off Peak Season(18 sites in north loop, no water or flush  toilet; vault facility open): 10/31/2021 - 4/13/2022
Single site: $12.00
Double site: $24.00

Picnic Shelters 4/14/2021 - 10/30/2021
Large Picnic Shelter - $100 
Small Picnic Shelter - $50

Day Use Fee
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license required
Open Season: Yearlong - North Loop Only
Water: Drinking water is provided by faucets centrally located in the campground
Restroom: 3 flush facilities and 2 vault facilites
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 and some day use fees.  Click here for detailed information on passes!

Contact FIND Outdoors at (706) 747-3816 (mid-April through October) or (828) 883-FIND for information regarding a $30/vehicle/year Annual Pass for Swimming, Day Use areas and boat launches at concession areas.
Operated By: FIND Outdoors under permit by U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Please contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District office at 706-745-6928 or FIND Outdoors at 706-747-3816.

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From Blairsville, GA take U.S. 19/129 south for 10 miles; turn right on GA Hwy. 180 for 7 miles.

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