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Toccoa River Sandy Bottoms Group

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

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Summary

This campground is located along the banks of the Toccoa River near Blue Ridge, Georgia, and offers the outdoors enthusiast camping, fishing and a canoe take-out. It is surrounded by attractions such as the Blue Ridge Community Theater, craft breweries, trails, Mercier Orchards, Georgia Wildlife Park and Zoo and more.

Overview

This small campground is located along the banks of the Toccoa River just south of Blue Ridge, GA. This recreation area is the take-out for the 13.8 mile Toccoa River Canoe Trail. The recreation area offers camping, fishing and a canoe take-out. 

Same day Reservations are accepted. Quiet hours 10pm to 6 am. Sandy Bottoms provides a rustic experience for the outdoor enthusiast to camp, swim, fish or just to sit back and enjoy the scenery.

Facilities

There is one vault toilet that is reasonbly close to the group sites. No running water, no hookups, no electriticy, and no dumpstation available. 

Nearby Attractions

Blue Ridge, Georgia is a mountain town in northern Georgia within 20 minutes of Deep Hole Recreation Area. Exhibitions and shows at the Art Center and the Blue Ridge Community Theater highlight the work of the town’s thriving artistic community. Craft breweries and restaurants dot the downtown. Antique trains head to nearby mountain villages along the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Trails run through the Chattahoochee National Forest to Long Creek and Fall Branch waterfalls.  

Mercier Orchards is an attraction that you must visit. This is a family-owned and operated apple orchard now in its 4th generation. Started back in 1943 by Bill & Adele Mercier. Mercier Orchards is now celebrating over 75 years of fruitful harvest! The combination of their U-PICK events, Bakery & Market Cafe, Market Store, and now their Farm Winery makes them a great choice for a day trip by yourself or with the family! Spend the day experiencing what makes them unique! They're constantly improving products and the store will give you the best experience that they can possibly offer.  

They currently grow strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, nectarines, and apples! Be sure to check out their upcoming events to see what’s going on at the orchard!   

COOPER CREEK STORE IS WITHIN 5MINS FROM DEEP HOLE. THEY HAVE ALL YOUR CAMPING SUPPLY NEEDS. ONCE YOU REACH HWY 60 EXITING THE CAMPGROUND, TURN RIGHT AND IT'S ABOUT A HALF A MILE ON THE RIGHT.    

Check Out These Areas As Well:  

The Tennessee Overhill including the Ducktown Basin Museum, Ocoee Whitewater Center, Ocoee Scenic Byway, and Hiwassee Rail Adventures in Etowah.

North Carolina - Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino in Murphy and John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown.

Check Out These Areas As Well:  

The Tennessee Overhill including the Ducktown Basin Museum, Ocoee Whitewater Center, Ocoee Scenic Byway, and Hiwassee Rail Adventures in Etowah.

North Carolina - Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino in Murphy and John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown.

Fort Mountain State Park – near Ellijay, GA

Amicalola State Park – near Dawsonville & Blue Ridge , GA

Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site – Dahlonega, GA

North Georgia Wildlife Park & Zoo – Cleveland, GA

Helen Alpine Village, Helen GA

Brasstown Bald-Highest Point in Georgia

Vogel State Park-Blairsvile, GA

Blairsville Farmer’s Market

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