Ghost Stories & Campfire Snacks — Firepit Family Fun

Ghost stories by the fire | Blue Ridge

Swapping spooky ghost stories while roasting marshmallows around a campfire is the icing on the cake of camping in Blue Ridge, Georgia. And if you’re not the camping type, you can still get a camping experience at your North Georgia cabin rental, sipping wine and chatting around the outdoor firepit with a mountain view. 

Campgrounds abound and offer a chance to experience nature like never before while cabins create a more luxurious experience and allow the whole family to take part. To serve both sides of the coin, we’ve narrowed down the best campgrounds in Blue Ridge, GA, and shared more on making memorable camping experiences at a cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can even split your getaway, camping for 1 night at a campsite and spending the rest at a cozy cabin! Either way, enjoy a taste of Appalachian beauty!

Best Campgrounds in Blue Ridge

Fannin County has plenty of campground options near downtown or within the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Whether you’re pitching a tent or parking an RV, our best camping spots in Blue Ridge, GA, have you covered!

Blue Ridge Mineral Springs RV Park & Tent Camping
Nestled on 20 acres, the pet-friendly Blue Ridge Mineral Springs RV Park offers space for RV camping and tent camping on both sides of Mineral Springs Creek that flows through the campground. It’s a lovely area to picnic by the water and take in the scenic valley views. Tent and RV sites are open year-round, and the site features electricity, laundry, showers, grills, picnic tables, and firepits for RVers.

Blue Ridge Toccoa River KOA
RV family fun starts at Blue Ridge Toccoa River KOA. Featuring full hookups for your convenience, easy access, free Wi-Fi to stay connected, restrooms, a splashy summertime pool, and a large pavilion, this KOA is a top camping spot in Blue Ridge. Endless recreational activities are nearby, and there’s even a Kamp K9 fur your precious doggies! 

Deep Hole Campground
Just over 30 minutes from downtown Blue Ridge is Deep Hole Campground in Suches, GA. This nature-riffic campground is located near the Toccoa River within the Chattahoochee National Forest. It’s a great camping spot for year-round water fun, like fishing and canoeing. Please keep in mind reservations are required with the National Recreation Reservation Service. 

Fox Mountain Camp & Artist Retreat
Tucked away in Cherry Log, GA, about 30 minutes from Blue Ridge, is Fox Mountain Camp & Artist Retreat. This one-of-a-kind tent campground in the North Georgia mountains is a secluded 18-acre property surrounded by the national forest. Fox Mountain Camp boasts a music stage, shower house, bathrooms, and a great location near hiking trails. Plus, this camp places a strong focus on women artists. 

Morganton Point Campground & Recreation Area
Swim, boat, fish, paddleboard, and soak up the sun on the beach at Lake Blue Ridge when you camp at Morganton Point Campground & Recreation Area near Blue Ridge. Gorgeous mountain and water views plus 60 miles of shoreline spread across 3,200 acres make this camping spot a top pick! There are 40 manicured sites for campers, and you can rent outdoor equipment at Morganton Point.

Camping Experience at YOUR Cabin Rental

If you’re not up for renting an RV or pitching a tent, try a camping experience cabin-style! Georgia Cabins for YOU features the best cabins to suit couples, families, or groups of friends seeking a memorable Blue Ridge Mountain experience. Many of our cabins feature stunning mountain, wooded, or river views plus a firepit for campfire s’mores. You can even set up a tent on the grounds if you like!

Conveniences of Home
Plus, you’ll have an entire home to use that features homey conveniences you won’t find in the forest. Cook meals with a fully equipped kitchen or toss burgers on a grill. Make sure the kids get a bath and you enjoy a shower. Kick back on the decks when rain strikes; some even feature lounges with TVs and fireplaces. Best of all, when you opt for a camping experience at a cabin rental, the whole family can come, even grandparents and pets. 

Glamping Amenities
Not to mention, a cabin rental adds to your glamping experience in Blue Ridge with an array of fun amenities. Soak tired muscles in the hot tub, watch movies in the home theater, shoot pool and play arcade classics in the game room, sip coffee by a crackling fireplace, and snooze in a king-size bed when you’re over tent life. 

Other Outdoor Fun
On top of camping, Blue Ridge, Ellijay, Blairsville, Dahlonega, Dawsonville, and surrounding towns offer plenty of outdoor fun! When you’re not cozied up in your cabin, try some trout fishing in Cooper Creek recreation area, play around in a county park, go rafting or kayaking down the Hiawassee River, take a hike, or go horseback riding!   

Whether you’re a camper or a glamper, the Blue Ridge Mountains is the perfect vacation destination for YOU. Need help planning? Reach out to us at 1.800.580.5524 anytime!