Morganton Point Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is 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 www.recreation.gov
Fees Camping
Single sites and tent walk-in sites: $18/site/night
Single sites with electric and water: $27/site/night
Double sites with water and electric: $45

Day Use
$5.00/vehicle/day
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license, valid boating registration.
Open Season: April 15, 2018 - November 30, 2018
Restrictions:
  • 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 on camping and some day use fees. Click here for detailed information on passes!

Contact 1-706-374-1645 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 706-374-1645.
 

General Information

Directions:

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

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Single sites with electric and water: $27/site/night
Double sites with water and electric: $45

  • 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.

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)

Fishing

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Hiking

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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