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Busy Memorial Day Weekend Camping on Lake Allatoona

Upper Stamp Creek Park

The unofficial start of summer is here.  That means it’s going to be a busy Memorial Day Weekend camping around Lake Allatoona.

First-Time Campers Can Borrow Gear in Georgia’s State Parks

First-time campers can borrow gear at state parks in Georgia!

If you’ve never gone camping before, you might think that sleeping outside means being eaten by bears, but (most of the time) that’s not true.  First-time campers hardly ever get hit by lightning or have trees fall on them.  What really happens is they giggle in the dark, dine on s’mores baked over a real […]

Georgia State Parks Offer Warm Deals for Camping Snowbirds

The Atlanta Camping and RV Show

First the geese fly south from the northern parts of the United States.  Then snowbirds — folks fleeing winter to enjoy a few months of almost-perfect weather in Georgia — are right behind them, in their RVs or towing their campers. When the weather cools off, the deals warm up for campers who want to […]

Judge Upholds Weapons Ban at Lake Allatoona

Woods around Lake Allatoona ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

On August 18, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Harold Murphy denied a request filed in federal court on June 12, 2014, by and one of its members, Paulding County resident David James, to overturn a weapons ban at Lake Allatoona. Mr. James sought permission to carry a concealed weapon on Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) property […]