Since it’s an easy drive from the Atlanta area, Lake Winfield Scott is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway or family camping vacation.
Situated high in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area allows you to experience Georgia camping at its finest. The 18-acre lake was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s and offers ample opportunities to swim, fish, boat & hike. Sleep under the stars on one of the 31 beautiful campsites, or rent a two-story cabin, accommodating up to 12 people. The Bavarian village of Helen, GA is close by and Atlanta is less than two hours away. Groceries in Blairsville are only 16 miles away. If you’re looking for true beauty, visit Brasstown Bald Recreation Area – Georgia’s tallest mountain and an incredible 360 degree view. The Bald is only 23 miles from Lake Winfield Scott. Escape the hustle and bustle and visit the best in Georgia mountain camping at Lake Winfield Scott! Take a look at our other nearby campground, Morganton Point, for more camping options.
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!
Cool off at the lake this summer!
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Being a campground host is an exciting opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, meet new friends and provide assistance and information to visitors.