|Wildcat Creek Upper Campground & General Information
|The creek, seasonally stocked with rainbow trout, runs directly adjacent to the campsites and provides for an astounding setting, so be prepared to capture nature at its best, and bring your camera. On clear nights the stars appear to be just an arm’s reach away!
Campground Amenities: Wildcat Road is a curvey, gravel one-lane road with turn-out. It is not RV friendly. There are 16 camping sites. There is a restroom facility on site. Standard amenities include a grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc. You have access to the Appalachian Trail and Wildcat Creek from your campsite.
Reservations Reservations are not required. Campsites are on a first come, first serve basis.
Camping Fees: $10 per night
Permit Info: Georgia fishing license and trout stamp required for fishing.
Open: All year 24 hours a day. Quite hours are 10pm until 7am.
Restrictions: The maximum stay is 21 days.
Closest Town: The nearest town is approximately 28 miles, or 40 minutes, to Clarkesville, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Water: Drinking water is not provided at this site.
Restroom Facilities: 1 Chemical Vault 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. You may call them at 706-490-1246.
|River and Stream Fishing - Wild Creek is stocked seasonally with rainbow trout.
Hiking - Enjoy hiking throughout this scenic area.
|Contact, Address & Directions
|USDA Forest Service, Chattooga River Ranger District office - Phone: 706-754-6221 Address: 9975 Highway 441S, Lakemont, GA 30552
Office hours: Monday - Friday at 8-12 & 1-4:30 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 Clayton, GA, take U.S. Rt. 76 west for 9.7 miles to State Rt. 197. Turn left onto Rt. 197 and go 5.1 miles to Wildcat Rd. (Forest Rt. 26). Turn right onto Wildcat Rd. and go 4.4 miles to campground. Note: Wildcat Rd. is gravel, steep (in places), single lane with turnouts. There are minimal potholes and washboards.
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