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Unread 05-14-2011, 06:56 PM   #1
rockcrusher
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2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Monroe, Georgia
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June 10th 11th trail ride/campout North Georgia

I dont get much time to get up to the mountains, seems like once a year. Well I,m going camping June 10th 11th and returning home on the 12th. I am going to stay at Low Gap Creek in Helen:

CAMPGROUND NAME: Low Gap Creek

VISIT DATE: 04/04/2000

UPDATE DATE: 11/8/2009

STATE: Georgia

REGION: Southern

RANGER DISTRICT: Chattooga River

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Helen

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
From Helen, GA, take State Rt. 17/75 north 0.8 miles to State Rt. 75 Alt.
Turn left onto Rt. 75 Alt and then turn right almost immediately onto Poplar
Stump Rd. Go 4.3 miles to campground.

NOTE: Poplar Stump Rd. changes to gravel in 1.6 miles and becomes River
Rd. (Forest Rt. 44) in 2.2 miles. At this point, the road continues as gravel
and becomes single-lane, rough and winding.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 1,800 ft.

The campground, located adjacent to Low Gap Creek, is comprised of White
pine, rhododendron and Mountain Laurel. The creek bisects the campground
- accessing sites 8 through 13 requires fording the creek and driving over a
low water bridge. The campground is a favorite location for anglers fishing
the Low Gap Creek. Each campsite has a lantern post.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open March through November 2.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $12 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13

Total Sites: 13

Tent Pads: Yes
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 13
No. Grilles on Sites: 13
Equestrian Camping: No

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 45'

Comments:
The parking aprons are gravel.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0
No. Threaded: 0

Comments:
The vault is a chemical flush toilet.

WATER SPORTS - None

HIKING - No

FISHING
Rainbow (stocked), Brown and Brook trout

We will be riding the trails around that area do some trout fishing. We will be going to Tray mountain and some othe areas if anyone wants to join just let me know. 678-200-6332 Shawn :xj: :camping: :driving: {toast}

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