|Low Gap Campground & General Information
|This clandestine campground is best known for its plethora of opportunities in camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, and simply basking in the light of the natural world. Low Gap is another one of our campgrounds located only a few miles from Georgia's much loved vacation destination, the alpine village of Helen, Georgia. A trip to this campground is sure to make memories. Elevation is 1840 feet above sea level.
Campground Amenities: 13 camping sites. Bear-proof food lockers are at some sites. Campsites have standard amenities such as a grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc. There is an site camp host.
Reservations Reservations are not required. Campsites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Fees: Camping is $12 per site per night.
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license and trout stamp required for fishing.
|Restrictions: The maximum stay is 21 days. Due to narrow, curving, and steep roads to and from this area, recommended size of RV is 28 ft.
Open: Season starts in third week in March. Campsite is closed for now. Call for specific open date. Open 24 hours a day, Quite hours are 10pm-7am
Closest Towns: The nearest town is approximately 5.7 miles, or 20 minutes, to Helen, GA. Helen is more than just a full service community with restaurants, holtels, and grocery stores.
Water: A hand-pump well provides drinking water.
Restroom Facilities: 1 chemical restroom facility
Passes: The Interagency Senior and Access Passes and the Golden Age and Access Passports are accepted. These passes entitle the pass holder to a 50% discount on camping fees.
Operated By: Chattahoochee Management, INC. under permit by the US Forest Service
|More Recreation Activities
|River and Stream Fishing Fishing - Low Gap Creek is routinely stocked, and offers an abundance of rainbow, brown, and brook trout.
|Contact, Directions & GPS Location
|USDA Forest Service, Chattooga River Ranger District office - Phone: 706-754-6221 - Address: 9975 Highway 441 S, Lakemont, GA 30552 - Office hours: Monday - Friday at 8 am - 12 Noon and 1-4:30 pm. Closed 12 Noon - 1 pm.
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests - Phone: 770 297-3000
Address: 1755 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501
Office hours: Tuesday - Friday at 9 - 12 & 1-4 - Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
Directions: From Helen, GA, head north on GA-17 N/GA-75 N/N Main St/Unicoi for 1.3 miles. Turn left onto GA-75 Alt N and go 0.1 mile.Take the first right onto Chattahoochee River Road and go 4.4 miles to the Low Gap Campground on the left.
Low Gap Campground GPS Location - Latitude is 34.750923 and Longitude is -83.782909.
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