Description

Anything but pocket-sized, The Pocket Recreational Area is surrounded by the rocky outcrops of both the Horn and Mill Mountains. Canvassed by the ever changing colors of hardwoods in Autumn months, this area’s know to paint quite an alluring portrait during the latter months of the year. And, with it’s string of primitive campsites available solely on a FCFS (first-come, first-served) basis, you’ll want to make the trek out early to gawk at the verdure-brushed backdrops canvassed by The Packet Recreational Area.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
26 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
RV details
Ask about water hookup
Ask about sewage hookup
Ask about television hookup
Ask about generators
Access type unknown, max length unknown
Surface type unknown, levelness unknown
No hookups

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Pocket Recreation Area.

Cave
Forest
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Jason
Jason C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 31st, 2017

A hidden gem, The Pocket Campground is adjacent to Johns Mountain and located on a tributary of John's Creek that winds around the camping area. Heavily wooded sites offer more privacy than most developed camping areas.

The campsite has 26 spots with short paved aprons and gravel tent pads. Each campsite has a picnic table, fire ring with grill, and lantern post. Water is available throughout the site from communal spigots, but there are no RV hookups. No Electricity.

Bathrooms are flush toilets with sinks and were clean and stocked when we visited. The ranger in charge was nice and pointed out a few nearby hikes and landmarks for us.

Less than 2 miles away is Keown Falls, a beautiful and easy 2-mile hike great for kids!

Hipcamper DAN
Dan B.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 5th, 2017

stopped here in 2016 for a quick 1-nighter on the way to NE Tennessee. Great hidden camping area; deep in mosquitos - bring bug spray.

The Pocket Recreation Areastopped here in 2016 for a quick 1-nighter on the way to NE Tennessee. Great hidden camping area; deep in mosquitos - bring bug spray. Fills up pretty quick too, and the registration box was stuffed.
Hipcamper Dan B.
recommends this listing.
May 5th, 2017
Hipcamper Dawn S.
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February 12th, 2017
Hipcamper Emily L.
recommends this listing.
December 5th, 2016
Park
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
State
Georgia
Phone Number
770-297-3000
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
34.585° N, 85.085° W
$10/night
Tent / Van: 26 Sites
(Up to people per site)