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FORT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, GA

Photo: FORT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Sep 27 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:3 MOONSHINE, FORT MTN BACKCOUNTRY SITES
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Reservation Window: Wed Aug 27 2014 – Sun Sep 27 2015


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Check-out: 1:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Backcountry Campsite
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Checkout Time: 1:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Looking For Category: Tent Site
  • Hike Type: Moderate
  • Water Available: Y

Alerts and Important Information

Site

Backcounty Campsite known as #1 Hogpen: Backpacking only. Located 1.4 miles from trail head. Moderate terrain. Water may be available from wet weather creeks. Campers must arrive in time to allow at least 1 hour of hiking before dark as no permits are issued for night hikes. Obtain permit in park office during normal hours. Backcountry Campsite known as #2 Goldmine: Backpacking only. No water source. Located 3.3 miles from trail head. Campers must arrive in time to allow at least 1 hour of hiking before dark as no permits are issued for night hikes. Obtain permit in park office during normal hours. Backcountry Campsite known as #3 Moonshine: Backpacking only. Water source 150 yds east of campsite. Primarily wet weather stream. Located 2.5 miles from trail head. Campers must arrive in time to allow at least 1 hour of hiking before dark as no permits are issued for night hikes. Obtain permit in park office during normal hours. Backcounty Campsite #4 known as Rock Creek: Backpacking only. 20-25 minute hike to site. Water may be available from wet weather creek. Fire pit only. Park in Cool Springs or Fort parking lot. Campers must arrive in time to allow at least 1 hour of hiking before dark as no permits are issued for night hikes. Obtain permit in park office during normal hours.

Check-in is between 1 pm and one hour before dark. Check-out is before 1 pm. Campers must register and present a reservation confirmation before setting up. If you do not arrive on the first night of your stay, you will be counted as a no-show, your reservation will be cancelled, and you will forfeit your deposit.

Park gates open at 7 am and close at 10 pm. No entry after 10 pm. Park office is open 8 am-5 pm Sunday-Thursday, 8 am-9 pm Friday, and 8 am-5 pm Saturday. Quiet hours are between 10 pm and 7 am. Radios, TV's, musical instruments, & all other noise-making devices are not to be used between 10 pm and 7 am and must be kept at a low volume at all other times.

Consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or intoxicants is unlawful in any public-use area.

A $9 fee per person per night will be collected at the park upon arrival .

Any device that discharges projectiles by any means is prohibited

Notes

Site

Park gate closes at 10:00 PM. Your reservation may be subject to additional discounts. Rates do not include parkpass fees. Prices are subject to change.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.