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Lake Lanier Campgrounds

Lake Lanier has many wonderful campgrounds to choose from.  Most of the campgrounds offer both RV and primative (tent) sites and will have different amenities for your camping needs such as electrical hookups, bathrooms etc... 

The Corps of Engineers operates 7 campgrounds on Lake Lanier with 482 campsites.  There are other non Corps of Engineers campgrounds that are operated by the State, County or Cities.  A map of all the campgrounds on lake lanier is located below and the links above will give you more detailed information on each campground including directions, a list of the amenities each campground has and some pictures of those amenities and of campsites.


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Corps of Engineers Recreation Map

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Information on Corps of Engineers Campgrounds

Rules and Regulations

For an enjoyable visit, visitors entering Corps of Engineers operated campgrounds at Lake Lanier should become familiar with the rules and regulations.  The following guidelines are intended to ensure orderly park operation, visitor safety and protection of the environment and public property.  Complete rules and regulations are posted at the entrances to all campgrounds and copies are available at the campgroundā€™s entry station.

REGISTRATION: All campers and their visitors are required to register at the entry station.

CAMPSITE OCCUPANCY: To prevent overuse of park facilities each campsite is limited to a maximum of 8 people and 3 motorized vehicles (Does not include camper/RV). Due to limited parking space only one camping unit (trailer, motor home etc.) is allowed on each site. All tents must be placed on the designated impact area. 

VISITORS of registered campers are welcome. However, the total number of campers and visitors on the campsite must not exceed 8 people. Visitors must depart the campground by 9:30 p.m., or when the camper checks out prior to this time.

COURTESY PASSES will be issued to those who want to enter the park to inspect the facilities for future camping. Issuance of courtesy passes will be restricted to the hours of 7:00 AM until dark, seven days a week. Passes will not to be issued when the park is over 50% full because of safety considerations. 

CHECK-IN TIME is guaranteed for reservations after 4:00 p.m.

CHECKOUT TIME is 3:00 p.m. seven days a week. An additional camping fee will be charged for late departure. 


LENGTH OF STAY for campers is no longer than 14 days during any 30 consecutive day period.

MINORS: Only adults may rent a campsite. Children may not be left in the campground without adult supervision. 

MOTORIZED VEHICLES: Park passes must be displayed in vehicles where readily visible. All motorized vehicles in the park must be street legal and operated by licensed drivers. Vehicles may only be operated on roadways. Parking off designated areas is prohibited. 

GARBAGE: Please keep your campsite clean. Do not leave garbage bags on the site. Use the dumpsters located near the entry station.

GRAY WATER: The discharge of gray water and sewage is prohibited. Please use the dump station.

PARK GATES: Park gates are locked from 10:30 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. In the event of an emergency contact the park attendant at his trailer located near the entry station. 

NOISE: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Unreasonable or excessive noise at any time is prohibited. 

PETS must be kept on a leash not exceeding 6 feet in length. Pets are not allowed in rest rooms, playgrounds, shelters or designated swim areas.

FIRES must be confined in designated fire rings or grills. Campfires are not permitted on any of the islands. Only dead wood on the ground may be collected for firewood.

SWIMMING is recommended only at designated beach areas. No lifeguards are provided. Swimming is at your own risk. Never swim alone! 


Primitive campsites


Campsite without hookups


Campsite with 30 amp electricity and water hookups


Campsite with 50 amp electricity and water hookups