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Unread 10-26-2007, 02:23 PM   #1
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N.Georgia:OffRoad+Camping?

Hi,

Does anyone know where 3 couples could do some moderate off-roading, then camp safely out there for the night? Maybe an off-road trail to a great camping spot? Ideally it would be somewhere we could light a fire, cook, and hang-out for the evening without being too close to anyone else. We're city slickers looking to get away for a weekend!

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Unread 10-28-2007, 06:30 PM   #2
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amicolola falls(sp?) some of the trails actually cross the AT
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Unread 10-28-2007, 07:10 PM   #3
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beasley offers campgrounds as well and i dont really ever see people camping there
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Unread 10-29-2007, 07:49 PM   #4
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not sure how far you're wanting to drive... but, Land between the lakes is pretty cool.
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Unread 11-08-2007, 03:10 PM   #5
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unicoi state park has some camping up in north georgia and coopers creek
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Unread 11-08-2007, 09:36 PM   #6
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If you want secluded, the Blue Ridge WMA has some good spots. Get a map of the forest from one of the ranger info centers. Don't ask me where, some friends brought me a map back. There are some primitive camp areas up FS77. Frank Gross Campground is on Rock Creek, FS69. It is a little more civilized with a restroom. The wheeling is just forest roads, but the scenery is nice. Check the WMA websites. The website will also tell you if any hunting is allowed, and the dates. I prefer to stay away during those times. I think there is also a fire ban at the moment, so I would check with the ranger station, or the website, as to whether you can use the fire rings or not.
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Unread 11-27-2007, 08:05 AM   #7
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Thanks guys this is great info. I can do some homework over the winter and have a plan for Spring.
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