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6 Popular Fall Camping Spots in Georgia’s Lake Country

Beautiful nature is all around us here in Georgia’s Lake Country. The heat is dying down (kind of!), the leaves are changing, and everywhere you go looks like it’s straight out of a Bob Ross painting. Sometimes, the best way to experience all these fall changes is to spend a night or two outdoors. Here are the best places in Lake Country to get you out of your house, off your phone, and connect with nature.

1. Little River: Milledgeville, GA

Little River Park Campground & Marina is a great place to spend some time outdoors on Lake Sinclair. This campground offers RV spots, boat ramps, and even cabins to rent. The views of the lake provide a beautiful background for your vacation. Our mild changing seasons mean the lake temperatures are still perfect for a swim off of their beach.

2. Scenic Mountain: Milledgeville, GA

Scenic Mountain is a gorgeous spot for all of your outdoor needs. The RV park offers rentals from cabins to houses, along with several amenities for all to enjoy. Take a dip in the saltwater pool or hike one of the 3 trails on the property. Only a short drive from downtown Milledgeville, this site is sure to please with so much to see and do. For more information on booking your stay, click here.  

3. Parks Ferry Campground: Lake Oconee/Greensboro

Georgia Power’s Parks Ferry, located on Lake Oconee, is the perfect spot for fishing and camping. Offering full-service campgrounds and primitive sites, RV sites, boat ramps, an outdoor sports area, and a playground for the kiddos, this place has everything you need for a perfect lakeside family vacation.

4. Oconee Springs Park: Eatonton

Oconee Springs is home to cabin rentals, camper spots, and a beautiful pavilion event space. The playground and relaxing beach area are guaranteed to please every member of the family. The best family-fun surprise-an inflatable slide and water trampoline!

5. Lawrence Shoals Park: Eatonton

Another of Georgia Power’s parks, Lawrence Shoals offers a swimming beach, grills, a full-service campground, and camping for you to enjoy during your stay. Located on Lake Oconee, you can even take a boat out on the water for a fun afternoon and beautiful views.

6. Hard Labor Creek State Park: Madison, GA

Hard Labor Creek State Park is one of the most beautiful spots just a few minutes from Madison. The park is filled to the brim with activities such as a lakeside beach, golf course, and over 20 miles of trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders. You will definitely want to stay overnight so camping areas and cottages are available.