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Castleberry Bridge

· Dahlonega, Lumpkin, Georgia
16 acres hosted by George & Gini F.
11 tent sites
George & Gini is a Star Host
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Come join us at this unforgettable camping spot at Historic Castleberry Bridge where the Gold Rush happened, the Indian fish trap still exist, the birth place of Denver Colorado and the hideout of Jesse James just some of the history that happened at your campsite on the Etowah River. Our motto is "Thanks for keeping it clean," so help us spread the word and keep it true! Look for the gate at 850 Castleberry Bridge Rd (right where the bridge crosses the river) and park on the left or the right of the gate in the parking areas. Walk past the gate and follow the trail to the right and continue until you see the number sign of your campsite. Campsites numbers are consecutive with #1 being closest to the entry gate. To the left of the gate is the community area with toilet, grills, picnic tables, etc. Remember, your phone might not work near the river. If you need help, you might have to go back up to the road to call us. George (the owner) is there most every day pretty much all day. For help contact George or Gini Ferris 4044312564 7272043932. There's so much fun waiting for you to explore! Imagine climbing onto a tube and floating down the river for a whole 15 minutes. And guess what? You can start this awesome ride by the walking up river trail through the community area , under the bridge to the last bench that sits on a sand bar then float back down to your camp site. . If you're feeling extra adventurous, there are rope swings that let you swing over the river, and there are super cool places to splash around and swim, part of which, is in the Indian Fish Trap. When your tummy starts rumbling, don't worry. We've got you covered with grills in the community area where you can cook delicious food. So you can have a tasty meal with the sound of the river flowing in the background. Also we are within 5-10 minutes to stores, restaurant , etc. But wait, there's more excitement! If you're looking for an even bigger adventure, this is the perfect spot to begin an awesome kayaking trip if you brought your kayak. Castleberry Bridge is where people from all over the country come to experience going through the Minor's Tunnel. ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=jW3ESWCNdLA ) This 4 hour trip and is an experience of a life time you will never forget. So whether you want to float, swing, swim, or paddle, Castleberry Bridge is the place to be for all kinds of outdoor fun! Camping groups are limited to two adults. Kids camp free. For an additional fee you may add more adults to your group. George can arrange a pick for your kayak trip for $39 if needed. Amenities Free Firewood Community area for your use has: Restroom Grills Tubes and life jackets for children First Aid Kits Tube Pumping Stations Trashcans Benches and Picnic Tables
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8 ratings · 7 reviews
Shelby S.recommends
June 15, 2024
Campsite 2
Peaceful, quiet, and great vibes. Perfect getaway from the city.
David B.recommends
June 9, 2024
Campsite 2
Host was incredibly helpful and the area is beautiful and well taken care of. Would definitely visit again.
Elena K.recommends
June 9, 2024
Campsite 1
Fun place, great amenities, fantastic host, easy to access!! Highly recommend! The sound of the river is so relaxing at night!
Corey H.recommends
June 9, 2024
Campsite 2
Castleberry is one of my favorite spots to go hang out during the week and definitely one of my favorite camping spots George got it hooked up out there right that’s for sure. 100% one of the best camping spots around.
Beau B.recommends
May 27, 2024
Campsite 3
This is a really great spot for small or large group camping. Right on the river with lots to do
Lisa M.recommends
May 26, 2024
Campsite 2
Hanging Hammocks
Awesome place! Loved falling asleep to the sound of the river. Very clean and well kept place. I will visit again on my next trip to Georgia.
Dahlonega, Lumpkin, Georgia, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of ᏣᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East), S’atsoyaha (Yuchi), and Miccosukee First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by George & Gini F.Joined in August 2023
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