Monday, March 11, 2013

Augusta georgia area campgrounds

Augusta, georgia area campgrounds

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Augusta, Georgia, is a city that offers something for everyone, be they historians, golfers, musicians or campers. The city has an old cotton exchange as well as several Civil War sites. Excellent golfing is available, including the Augusta National and Masters tournaments. Close to the border with South Carolina, Augusta is considered home by the legendary musician/performer James Brown. What more could campers ask for?

  1. Mistletoe State Park

    • Operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Mistletoe State Park is located a few miles out of Augusta on Clark Hill Lake, which the state reports as one of the best spots for bass fishing in the United States. Mistletoe has 96 sites for tents, trailers or recreational vehicles up to 40 feet long- these sites have water and electrical hook-ups, picnic tables and fire rings. The park also has four walk-in campsites. Mistletoe also has a wildlife viewing area, 3.5 miles of nature trails, 12 miles of hiking trails and three boat launches.

      Mistletoe State Park

      3725 Mistletoe Rd.

      Appling, GA 30802


    Lick Fork Lake Campground

    • Lick Fork Lake Campground is located in Francis Marion Natural Forest where it is operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Lick Fork cam be found in South Carolina just 17 miles away from Augusta. Lick Fork is a small campground with only nine sites located along a 12-acre lake, which makes it ideal for campers who want to get away from it all. Campground amenities include showers, garbage cans, swimming, fishing, non-motorized boating and a 2-mile nature walk. The campground is open April 15 through Dec. 15.

      Lick Fork Lake Campground

      c/o Long Cane Ranger District

      810 Buncombe St.

      Edgefield, SC 29824


    Petersburg Campground

    • Petersburg Campground is located 21 miles away from Augusta on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. It is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is its closest campground to Augusta. This campground has 93 sites, most of which offer 50-amp electricity and water- a dump station is on-site. Open year-round, the campground has swimming beaches, a hiking trail, pond, and fishing dock and cleaning station. It is close to Lake Springs Recreation Area, which has more beaches, playgrounds and a boat launch.

      Petersburg Campground

      3998 Petersburg Road

      Appling GA 30802



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