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Peace Valley Campground & Cabins
(800) 421-7116, (828) 837-6223
117 Happy Valley Road
Murphy, NC
Number of Sites
51 Total Camp/RV Sites,51 30 Amp Service,51 50 Amp Service,51 Electric and Water,42 Full Hookups,10 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,20 Pull-Thru Sites,48 Sideouts,10 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Swimming Pool,

Trackrock Campground & Cabins
(800) 421-7116, (706) 745-2420
141 Trackrock Camp Road
Blairsville, GA
Number of Sites
90 Total Camp/RV Sites,55 50 Amp Service,90 Electric and Water,67 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,30 Pull-Thru Sites,23 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Firewood,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Flyfishing,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Playground,Swimming - Lake,arcade/game room,

Canal Lake Bible Camp
(706) 745-6591
855 Murphy Road
Blairsville, GA
 
Blairsville RV Sales Detailing
(706) 379-2004
4991 Young Harris Highway
Blairsville, GA
 
Camp Morganton
(706) 632-8385
236 Morganton Camp Road
Morganton, GA
 
Nix Harrison Cedar Mountain Camping & Fishing
(706) 745-5853
6550 Cedar Mountain Trout
Blairsville, GA
 
Nottely River Campground-Cabins-Tubing
(706) 745-6711
3695 Nottley River Campgr
Blairsville, GA
 
Trackrock Campground
(706) 745-2420
-4887 Trackrock Camp Road
Blairsville, GA
 
Whispering Pines
(706) 374-6494
290 Whispering Pines Rd
Morganton, GA
 
Whispering Pines Campground
(706) 374-6494
290 Whispering Pines Road
Morganton, GA
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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