Morganton Point Campground
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 www.recreation.gov|
Single sites and tent walk-in sites: $24/site/night
Single sites with electric and water: $33/site/night
Double sites: $48
|Permit Info:||Georgia fishing license, valid boating registration.|
|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 $30/vehicle/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.
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.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
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)
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 www.recreation.gov.
Lake and Pond Fishing
Fishing for bass, crappie, etc. in the 3,290-acre lake is popular. Check State fishing regulations before fishing at www.gofishgeorgia.com.
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.
Alerts & Warnings
- Conasauga Ranger District target ranges go cashless
- Coleman River Rd (FSR #54) Closure
- CAUTION Waterfall Dangers
- Road Closures on the Chattooga River Ranger District
- CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL - ATV and OHV
- Panther Creek Trail Temporary Hiker Restrictions
- Don't Move Firewood!