Many of us can agree that there is nothing better than escaping the distractions of everyday life and spending quality time with our loved ones in the tranquility of nature. That’s why an old-fashioned camping trip is an absolute must every once in awhile. If you’re looking for the perfect place to rough it with your family, we highly recommend spending a night or two in Unicoi State Park. This popular haven, located within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, is filled with a variety of campsites and activities for all of you to enjoy together. Sound perfect? Here is everything you need to know about Unicoi State Parking camping!
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General Unicoi State Park Camping Information
Throughout the year, visitors are welcome to camp within Unicoi State at any of the designated campsites. All of the campsites are located in the northeastern section of the park. To check in, you’ll need to stop by the Unicoi State Park camping office before you set up your site. On the day of your departure, you must vacate your site by 1 p.m. If you would like to make a reservation (highly recommended during the summer season), you can claim your spot anytime on the Georgia State Parks website. Dogs are welcome on campsites, but they must be kept on a 6-inch leash at all times.
Unicoi State Park Campsites
Little Brook Spur and Laurel Ridge
This small camp loop with space for RV’s and tents. Each campsite has water, electricity, a fire ring, and a picnic table. No more than 6 people are permitted at each site.
Hickory Hollow is a walk-in tent campsite with fire rings and picnic tables. Water is also available at every third site. This camp also has a 6-person limit.
Big Brook RV
This area accommodates RVs and has full hookups at each site. Fire rings and picnic tables are also available.
Unicoi State Park Squirrel’s Nest
This campsite is perfect for individual or group camping. It consists of numerous platforms located on a steep hillside. Each of these platforms is covered, so there will be no need for a tent. A flat area at the bottom of the hill is where you’ll find a large fire ring, BBQ grills, a picnic area, and water. Bathrooms are located within a short walk of the campsite.
The Trading Post is a small shop within Unicoi State Park that sells camping supplies. If you forget anything at home, no worries! The Trading Post has everything you need for a successful camping trip including fishing supplies, firewood, ice, books, snacks, drinks, and more!
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