Morganton Point Campground

Area Status: Open

Morganton Point Recreation Area is the only developed campground located on the shoreline of Blue Ridge Lake, a 3,290 acre Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) reservoir, near the town of Blue Ridge, GA. Morganton Point offers a wide arrange of recreation opportunities such as camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, skiing and fishing.


At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day. Quiet hours 10pm – 7am.  
Reservations: Required-Sites 1-30 and Tent Walk-in Sites A-F, Call 1-877-444-6777 or go to
Fees: Camping
Single sites and tent walk-in sites: $24/site/night
Single sites with electric: $31
Single sites with electric and water: $36/site/night
Double sites: $48

Day Use
$5.00/per person/day for 16+
$5.00 Boat Trailer and Launch

Pavilion: $40

Permit Info: Georgia fishing license, valid boating registration.
Open Season: Yearlong
  • No alcoholic beverages in Campground and Day Use Areas
  • 14 day stay limit.
  • 2 vehicles per campsite, except for group sites (#9, #13) four vehicles are allowed. Boat trailers and self propelled campers count as a vehicle. All guest or visitors must park in day use area and pay parking fee.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
Closest Towns: The nearest town is approximately 8 miles, or 15 minutes, in Blue Ridge, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Water: Drinking water is provided by faucets centrally located in the campground
Restroom: 3 flush facilities, 2 with showers
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 for single family campsites (excluding hook-ups) and some day use fees. Click here for detailed information on passes!

Contact the campground at 706-374-1645 for information regarding a $50 for up to four people for a year CFIA 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 Morganton Point Recreation Area at 706-374-1645 or the Blue Ridge Ranger District at 706-745-6928.

General Information


From Blue Ridge, GA take US 515 north for 4 miles to GA Hwy. 60; turn right and go 0.5 miles to stop sign. Turn left, go 1.5 miles to the town of Morganton, GA. In Morganton, turn right on Lake Drive for 1 mile.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

The 36 reservation sites have water and electrical hook-ups at each site, except 11 & 14 and tent walk-in sites A-F. Dump station available at the campground. Sites 31-37 are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All sites are a short walk to the lake.

  • 43 sites (2 group sites, 8 tent walk-in sites)
  • Paved boat ramp with parking
  • Designated beach area with a bath house
  • Picnic area (1 covered picnic pavilion)
  • 3 flush facilities, 2 with showers
  • Standard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc)

RV Camping

The 36 reservation sites have water and electrical hook-ups at each site, except 11 & 14 and tent walk-in sites A-F. Dump station available at the campground.

Reservations are required at sites 1-30 and Tent Walk-in Sites A-F,
call 1-877-444-6777 or go to

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing for bass, crappie, etc. in the 3,290-acre lake is popular. Check State fishing regulations before fishing at

Day Hiking

Trails within a 30 minute drive:

The Aska Trail System provides approximately 17.0 miles of recreational trails for bicyclists and hikers.


Picnickers have 13 picnic tables and a covered shelter to enjoy.

Boating - Motorized

A paved boat launch has two ramps and is located near the campground.


No lifeguard on duty at lake; swimming in designated area only


Water skiing is popular on Blue Ridge Lake.