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Etowah River Campground

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read the reviews and decided to see for ourselves. It is close to Dahlonega and really is a decent campground. Nice and quiet with a pretty creek to wade in. I panned but no luck. Bathrooms were clean so all in all I didn't see any problems with it. I will definitely come back.

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Thank Patricia D
Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Upon Entering the campground the first thing I noticed was that the road was bumpy and clay, probably not ideal to drive on when it's been raining. Just further inside the road to the right up a little path on a hill, there's an old torn up and burned abandoned camper, very much of an eyesore. Upon arriving at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We read the reviews online and decided to give it a try anyway and we are glad we did. Not sure how many owners it has had or who or when they got a new owner, but they seem to be doing a good job keeping the area clean and mowed. No gate at the beginning that will tear a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We were recently in the area and previewed the campgrounds closest to Dahlonega.Etowah River CG is quite close, but I am glad we previewed it rather than showing up exhausted after a long drive. We did not stay here, so this is just from a first impression only, take it or leave it. Once you leave the paved road, there... More 

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Thank Gary T
Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The campground and the host are very laid back. Our site had plenty of space and backed up to the river. It was very quiet where we were. We couldn't hear any rv sounds. We were able to set up our large tent and an easy up with plenty of space. Our site had water,... More 

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3 Thank moelljk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My family and I had an amazing time. The campsites were clean. The staff is very kind and courteous. We had a great time playing in the river. My kids enjoyed the playground. It was very quiet and peaceful. I would definitely go back.

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3 Thank Anna W
Jefferson, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed at ERC for two nights while our son went through orientation at UNG. The campground is the closest one to the campus that we could find. It is an easy drive to the campus. The campground was very quiet, the grass was mowed and the roads had been recently scraped down. The river at the back of the... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. The campgrounds were clean and well kept. The bathrooms were older, but were clean. Soap and toilet paper were regularly replinished. It rained most of the time we were there - the roads do get quite muddy.

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2 Thank mamalirpa
Harrison, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Scenic and tranquil. We used to camp here for years. Last year we swore we wowouldn't return due to the filth and loud drunken brawls we witnessed. Previous owner is now gone. Campground is now clean and quiet. Grass mowed and tidy bathrooms. We plan on resuming our monthly camping trips to this beautiful campground. We plan to contact all... More 

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5 Thank cheerfulsalute
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Camped at this campground for 3 nights during Labor Day weekend. If you love the outdoors you will love this place. We picked lot 6 which is a short distance walk to the river. It is a nice, relaxing and remote location. The campground is only 7-10 minutes from the university of north Georgia Dalohnega campus. It is very rustic... More 

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Additional Information about Etowah River Campground

Address: 437 Rider Mill Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533-4315
Location: United States > Georgia > Dahlonega
Price Range: $15 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Etowah River Campground Hotel Dahlonega
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