Find your adventure near Atlanta—where urban fun meets rugged mountain landscapes.
You don't have to look far from the busy streets of Atlanta to find a natural paradise. Mountain lakes, stone domes, and rugged forests are right at your fingertips. Ready for adventure? Just an hour's drive from downtown Atlanta brings you to secluded campgrounds and unspoiled Georgia state parks. Spanning 3,200 acres, Stone Mountain Park is one of the most-visited spots in Georgia. You can't help but gawk at the huge quartz mountain looming 825 feet high. While you're there, hop on one of the hiking trails, ride the scenic railroad, or take the tram to the Stone Mountain summit. The park campground has almost 500 campsites (no kidding) and includes RV sites. If big crowds aren't your thing, check out Sweetwater Creek State Park. The quiet hideaway is a lush haven for kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. At Panola Mountain State Park, rugged mountain trails abound. It's easy to forget downtown Atlanta is only 20 miles away. If you're camping with kids, Red Top Mountain State Park is a solid choice. Nestled on Lake Allatoona, the park has 15 miles of trails, a swimming beach, and a marina with boats for rent. Want to stay close to the city? There are plenty of RV parks in Atlanta offering picnic tables, swimming pools, Wi-Fi, and other extras. If glamping is more your speed, you're in luck. The state parks and private campgrounds keep it classy with yurts, safari tents, and deluxe cabins.