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

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm – 6am.
Reservations: Required - South Loop, Cabin and Group site Only. Call
1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov
Fees Camping Summer Service: 4/22/18 - 11/30/18
Single site: $18/site/night
Single site with electric and water: $30/site/night
Double site: $36.00
Group Campsite: $45/night
Cabin Fees: $95/night

Camping Winter Service (18 sites in north loop, no water or flush  toilet; vault facility open): 12/01/18 - Mid-April 2019
Single site: $9.00
Double site: $15.00

Picnic Shelters 4/22/18 - 11/30/18
Large Picnic Shelter - $80 
Small Picnic Shelter - $40

Day Use Fee
$5/vehicle/day
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 the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association at (828) 884-5713 or 706-757-3816 (mid-April through October) for information regarding a $30/vehicle/year CFIA Annual Pass for Swimming, Day Use areas and boat launches at concession areas.
Information Center: Please contact the Blue Ridge Ranger District office at
706-745-6928.

General Information

Directions:

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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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.733820

  Longitude : 
-83.97433

 

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Link to Recreation.com for easy reservations by the public.

Recreation.gov, where the public can make reservations easily.


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