Best Camping in Georgia

Looking for the best camping in Georgia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Georgia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike Blood Mountain

    The Chattahoochee National Forest and Cohutta Wilderness make up the wild and scenic southern tip of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blood Mountain trail offers the day hiker a taste of the Appalachian Trail that does not disappoint.The hike starts ...

    4.3 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

    The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'. The trail stays below moderate tree coverage until around the halfway point where you will come upon a clearing known as the first LZ (landing...

    4.4 miles 1644 ft gain

  • Hike the Canyon Loop in Providence Canyon

    Miniscule compared to the Grand Canyon, this vibrant-colored canyon offers a unique adventure unlike any other in Georgia. The most popular way to explore the canyon is through the 4.8 mile Canyon Loop Trail in the Providence Canyon Outdoor Recrea...

    4.8 miles 298 ft gain

  • Hike through High Falls State Park

    Parking areas are on the opposite side of the road where the trailhead is located and the fee is $5. If paying for parking isn't in your agenda, there is a gas station down the road on the same side as the trailhead where free parking is occasiona...

    1.2 miles 600 ft gain

  • Hike to Panther Creek Falls, Georgia

    Park at the Panther Creek Recreation Area. The fee to park here is $4. There is extra parking alongside the road if the parking lot is full.The trail begins opposite the parking area, noted by a wooden sign. The trail gains elevation here and ther...

    7 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike the West Rim Trail to Cherokee Falls

    Good luck finding something you dislike about Cloudland Canyon State Park - one of Georgia's largest and most scenic parks. Sitting on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, it is home to a plethora of luscious trails, easily-accessible campgrounds...

    5.4 miles 1945 ft gain

  • Camp on Cumberland Island

    Cumberland Island is surreal. Although a ferry ride is required from the mainland, it is well worth it. Hopping off of the short boat ride, you can feel that this place is something special. Live Oaks covered in Spanish Moss cover the entire islan...

  • Camp at Tallulah Gorge State Park

    Tallulah Gorge is a must-see feature of Georgia. Campers can lay low and experience the gorge from its floor, engaging in river activities such as kayaking or swimming. Those seeking a thrill can hike the rim trails of the gorge, and even cross an...

  • Hike to Springer Mountain

    Begin your journey from Amicalola Falls State Park. Despite the steep climb, you should park at the base of the falls and climb the steps for a great view of one of the grandest falls in the South. (For more on that hike, see: "Climb the Stairs to...

    19 miles 4346 ft gain

  • Camp at Cloudland Canyon State Park

    If you're looking to camp somewhere with exceptional hiking and beautiful waterfalls, Southeastern Tennessee locals know not to look further than Lookout Mountain. Located on the western edge, Cloudland Canyon State Park straddles Sitton Gulch Cre...

  • Hike to Desoto Falls, Georgia

    The Chattahoochee National Forest is another kind of jungle.  On hot summer days well over 95 degrees, the forest canopy provides a shelter for human and wildlife alike. Here adventurers can enjoy hiking the Desoto Falls trail(s), try their luck a...

    2 miles

  • Hike the Marble Mine Trail

    This 1.7 mile loop is almost entirely on a wide pebbled road making this hike perfect for getting families and friends outdoors. Though there is some elevation gain, the Marble Mine Loop is quite an easy walk. Go during the Fall and the trees are ...

    1.7 miles 200 ft gain