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28 Joy Bridge Rd, Lakemont, GA 30552-2316
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#2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Lakemont
Tucked away in the Chattanooga National Forest, River Campground is a historic camping destination that will provide you with a truly memorable camping experience. We are conveniently located off Highway 441 in Lakemont, Georgia and we offer full lodging options for every vacationer. Our options include campsites, RV sites, and private Chateau's and Cabins on the Tallulah River.
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M D wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
After planning to stay at another campground about 20 miles away which was...awful....we bailed and prayed for another solution down the road. The owner was kind enough to find us a lovely, last minute site. We wish we would have booked several nights here. The spot was level and included a covered picnic table on the river. The campground was quiet and felt very secluded even though it’s right next to the highway. The layout was not a cookie cutter RV park, it was original and fun. We will be back to spend more than one night soon.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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B P wrote a review Jul 2019
St. Augustine, Florida4 contributions1 helpful vote
This campground feels calm and secluded, but it is close to the gorge and plenty of restaurants. They provide primitive tent camping, spots for RVs, and cabins. We had our tent, but the owner let us stay in a "hut" style building right on the river. There is a cool recreation building to hang out in if you are feeling sociable, or if you want to relax and read inside during an afternoon rain shower. Bathrooms were clean. I want to live at this campground!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
carleeking wrote a review Jun 2019
15 contributions1 helpful vote
Owner was very nice but first night neighbors arrived and set up 1:30 a.m. We complained and 2nd night they were up partying till 3 a.m. Showers and bathroom needed cleaning and smelled like rotten eggs. Will not return.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from garivercamp, Owner at River Campground
Responded Jun 25, 2019
Sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay at River Campground, we will take your feedback seriously and strive to keep all of our quests comfortable.
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Lacey wrote a review Nov 2018
Mathews, Virginia4 contributions1 helpful vote
We visited north Georgia from VA for my birthday and happened to stumble upon this place during an internet search. We were lucky enough to stay during the hippie fest and the music was amazing. They even had breakfast Sunday morning. What a great place to stay! Beautiful tent camping on the river, not to mention such nice people that run the place. The nearby hiking was great and this was a beautiful place to return to in the evening.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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Julia K wrote a review Jul 2018
Boca Raton, Florida5 contributions3 helpful votes
What an amazing place! We enjoyed camping at River Campground for 5 days. Wish we could stay longer. This place is very serene and peaceful. Not far from Tallulah Gorge State Park, close enough to restaurants and shopping in a little charming down of Clayton, and minutes away from South Carolina border. I would highly recommend River Campground to everyone.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from mheiden, Owner at River Campground
Responded Aug 2, 2018
Thank you, Julia, Michael, and Sasha! You were delightful customers and Sasha is super cute, hope we see you again soon!
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Frequently Asked Questions about River Campground
Which popular attractions are close to River Campground?
Nearby attractions include Tallulah Gorge State Park (2.4 miles), Goats on the Roof (4.5 miles), and Angel Falls Trail (3.2 miles).
What are some restaurants close to River Campground?
Conveniently located restaurants include Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Restaurant, Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, and Oinkers BBQ.
Are pets allowed at River Campground?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to River Campground?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Rabun County Historical Society (7.1 miles).