Lake Russell Recreation Area

Only an hour and a half from Atlanta, Lake Russell is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle. Make this your next adventure destination.


3059 Lake Russell Road
Mt. Airy, GA 30563
Office Phone

(706) 778-8427

Reservations CANNOT be made by calling the office. Use the reserve link or phone number below.


Need help with reservations? Try this step-by-step guide.


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There’s something about a camping trip that inspires adventure.  Escape to a place where you can enjoy a family fishing excursion, take a rejuvenating bike ride on one of the four nearby trails, or simply relax by the campfire.  Situated along the peaceful shore of the 100-acre Lake Russell, this developed recreation area offers 42 campsites that accommodate both tent and RV camping and a picnic shelter with seating for 30. This North Georgia mountain mecca has something for everyone; swimming, camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing and boating.  Plan your getaway and find your next adventure here!

Now open year-round!  During the winter, Loop B will be open with one heated bathroom.  Loop A will be closed.

While getting “out there” and getting your hands dirty, make sure to do your part to recreate responsibly. Take a minute to visit our FIND forest friends and learn how!

Site Info.

Escape to a mountain lake this summer!

Standard / Interagency & Senior Discount

  • Single Campsite – $24/$12
    (5 persons & 2 vehicles)
  • Double Campsite  – $48
    (10 persons & 4 vehicles)
  • Winter Camping – $24/$12
    (Limited Services)
  • Day Use Parking – $5/vehicle
    (1-6 persons)
  • Day Use Parking  – $5/vehicle + $1/person
    (Buses & Vans)
  • Picnic Pavilion – $40/Full Day
  • Annual Day Use Pass – $30/$15
  • Nancytown Day Use – $5
  • Boat Launch – $5
    Campground Map & Rules
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FIND Adventure - On Site

  • Open year-round (Nov – March limited to one loop only)
  • 42 campsites for tents and RV’s (no hook-ups)
  • 2 double campsites and 7 walk-in sites
  • Grass-covered beach and swimming area
  • Picnic shelter
  • Boat launch
  • Fishing dock
  • Dump station
  • Hiking trails
  • Picnic areas

FIND Adventure - Off Site

Love the RV life?

you could be a campground host!

Being a campground host is an exciting opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, meet new friends and provide assistance and information to visitors.  

Lets Go Find Outdoors