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Hickey Gap Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Typical campsites at the Hickey Gap Campground along Mill Creek

Seated alongside the sparkling Mill Creek trout stream, and just east of the community of Crandall, GA,  is a beautiful gem of a campground named after the Hickey family who once lived there.

Photos of campground


View through Hcickey Gap Campground to the restroom view through the trees into Hickey Gap campground A family camping at Hickey Gap Campground Mill Creek runs through Hickey Gap Campground amidst old growth Hemlock trees Mill Creek road leading to Hickey Gap Campground

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites are on a first come, first served basis.
Fees Free
Open Season: Open year-round.
Restrictions: Tents must be placed on tent pads.  Limited to two vehicles per campsite.  Not appropriate for large groups.  Road and campground access limited to recreational vehicles less than 24 feet. Quiet hours observed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.  It is prohibited to possess, consume, receive or transport alcohol in the Hickey Gap campground, day use area and the related facilities.
Closest Towns: The nearest town is Chatsworth, GA, approximately 12 miles southwest of the campground.  Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations.
Water: This campground does not offer drinking water.
Restroom: 1 Vault facility
Information Center: Please contact the Conasauga Ranger District office at 706-695-6736.

General Information


From Chatsworth, GA: travel north on highway 411 for 6 miles, then turn right on Grassy Street (4 lane will narrow down to 2 lanes). Travel to "T" intersection and turn right, go 100 ft. and then turn left onto Mill Creek Rd. (FS 630).  Continue straight on FS 630 for approx. 6.5 miles, then turn right to enter campground at portal sign.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Located along Mill Creek, a stocked trout stream.

  • 5 campsites with parking for two vehicles
  • 1 ADA accessible vault restroom
  • Gravel driving loop through camping area
  • Used as a stop-over for Cohutta Wilderness adventures
  • Standard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc.)


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