Jacks River Fields Campground

Area Status: Open
large Mountain laurel limb hangs lazily over  the South Fork of Jack's River during the fall

This quaint, secluded campground is situated on the bank of the south fork of the Jacks River.  Surrounded by the yellow poplar, oak, hickory, and white pine forests of north Georgia, these 7 campsites are popular with campers, hikers and equestrians.

Photos of campground

the portal sign to the Jack a typical camp site at Jack image of the Jack The South Fork o9f the Jack a wooden bridge from Jack

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites are on a first come, first served basis.
Fees: Camping: $5/site/night.  Campers may pay with checks or cash in the self-service fee tube.  Alternatively, you can pay for your campsite by scanning the QR code in the campground using the Recreation.gov mobile app. Download the free Recreation.gov mobile app on your mobile device prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.
Open Season: Year-round, but January through March the campground is only accessible from Blue Ridge, GA.
Restrictions: Road and campground access limited to recreational vehicles less than 24 feet.  FS 64 is closed west of the campground from January through March, so the campground is only accessible from Blue Ridge, GA during these months.  Quiet hours observed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Alcohol is prohibited.
Closest Towns: The nearest town is approximately 16 miles east in Blue Ridge, GA, where there are several restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations.
Restroom: 1 ADA vault facility
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 fees.  Click here for detailed information on passes!
Information Center: Please contact the Conasauga Ranger District office at 706-695-6736 for more information.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

This campground is located along the south fork of Jacks River, which is a native seasonal trout stream.

  • 7 tent campsites in main camping area, with limited sites in rear of campground.
  • 1 ADA accessible vault restroom
  • gravel loop through camping area
  • standard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic table, lantern post, etc.)

Horse Camping

Horse camping available; 7 sites in main campground and limited sites in rear of campground.  Horses must be tied to hitching posts provided.  Please bring your own rope.  Horse trailer parking in rear of recreation area across creek.  A horse watering station is provided.  The trailhead for South Fork and Pinhoti trails is located here--be alert, these are multi-use trails open to hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians.