Most US Army Corps of Engineers campsites around Allatoona are closed for the 2018 season, although two USACE campgrounds open for autumn camping on Lake Allatoona. Opening dates for the 2019 season are listed below.
Sure has been a rough spring, hasn’t it? Any day now, the sun will come out. We’ll complain about the heat, and it will be time to go camping at Lake Allatoona to cool down.
Our friends with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have begun accepting advance reservations for all its campsites for the 2018 camping season at Lake Allatoona.
Purchasing a Corps of Engineers’ Annual Park Pass for Lake Allatoona might save you hundreds of dollars a year.
Camp, fish, hike, sail a boat or toss stones into the lake. Relax or have a blast. You can do it all at Red Top Mountain State Park on Lake Allatoona.
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 […]
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 […]
On August 18, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Harold Murphy denied a request filed in federal court on June 12, 2014, by GeorgiaCarry.org 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 […]
When you visit state parks in Georgia, chances are the first people you see are the camp hosts. The campground host program is one of the most popular volunteer opportunities at Georgia state parks. In exchange for a free campsite and utilities for your RV or motorhome, camp hosts serve the park and the public. Camp hosts […]
Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 60 on April 23, 2014. That new law, according to the governor’s office, “protects law-abiding, licensed Georgia citizens’ Second Amendment rights.” Governor Deal says, “This legislation will protect the constitutional rights of Georgians who have gone through a background check to legally obtain a Georgia Weapons Carry License. Roughly […]