Lake Conasauga Overflow Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This 6 site camping area is in a different part of the recreation area.  Each campsite is equipped with tent pad and picnic table. Vault toilet available; no water. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The winter gates will close January 4.  This is not the main camping loop.  There are only 6 campsites in the Overflow, no water and only a vault toilet.   The main camping loop does not open until mid-April.
Reservations: First come, first served.  Camp site must be occupied first night of stay.
Fees Camping: $8/site/night.  
Open Season: Mid-March - December 31
Restrictions: Dogs must be leashed in campground.  Alcohol is prohibited in the entire Lake Conasauga Recreation Area.
Closest Towns: The closest towns are Chatsworth, about 20 miles southwest, and Ellijay, about 15 miles southeast of the campground.  In these towns, campers will find a variety of grocery stores, restaurants, laundry mats and gas stations.
Restroom: Vault

General Information

Directions:

From Chatsworth, GA:  take U.S. Highway 411 north to Eton, GA and turn right onto Old CCC Camp Road.  After about 5 miles the pavement ends and becomes dirt and gravel (Forest Service Road 18).  Continue for about 4 miles to a fork in the road; take the left fork, FSR 68.  Continue on FSR 68 for about 6 miles to T-intersection at Potato Patch Mountain.  Turn left to remain on FSR 68 and follow for 4-5 miles to the entrance of the Lake Conasauga Recreation Area.

From Ellijay, GA:  from the town circle, travel on GA Highway 52 west for 5 miles to Gates Chapel Road. Turn right and travel about 9 miles (becomes dirt and gravel after 7 miles).  Turn right onto Forest Service Road 68 and continue for about 4 miles to a T-intersection at Potato Patch Mountain.  Turn left to remain on FSR 68 for about 5 miles to the entrance of the Lake Conasauga Recreation Area.


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  Latitude : 
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