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SWEETWATER CG, GA

part ofAllatoona Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: SWEETWATER CG
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Sweetwater Campground sits on the banks of Allatoona Lake, providing visitors with a variety of water activities in the green rolling hills of Georgia.

Natural Features:

Located only 50 miles from Atlanta, Allatoona Lake is situated on the Etowah River, a tributary of the Coosa River. The serene lake and peaceful surroundings offer visitors respite from the rush of city living.

Recreation:

Allatoona Lake is one of the most frequently visited Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation. Nearly 7 million visitors each year enjoy picnicking, swimming, camping, hunting, fishing, boating and observing wildlife along the 270 miles of shoreline.

The lake is annually restocked with bass, crappie, bream, gar and catfish, making it a popular destination for anglers. Fishing jetties are available at numerous shoreline fishing locations, and a dock is provided at the campground.

Facilities:

Sweetwater Campground provides more than 150 spacious reservable campsites, conveniently located near the dock and swimming beach. Lake front sites are also available, giving visitors sweeping views of the vast lake. Fire rings, picnic areas, drinking water, flush toilets and showers are all provided, creating a comfortable camping experience for visitors.

Nearby Attractions:

The Visitor Center features video exhibits and displays about the area's history, ranging from the time of early Native Americans, to the Civil War and up to the present.

The nearby town of Cartersville also offers several attractions, including science and art museums.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Dock
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Entrance Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Host
  • Hot Showers
  • Lake Front Sites
  • Lantern holder
  • Laundry
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Sites
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
Know Before You Go
  • Additional first-come, first-serve campsites may be available
  • Maximum of two pets are permitted per campsite
  • Maximum of eight people per campsite
  • Maximum of three vehicles per campsite
  • Off-road vehicles, golf carts and ATVs are not permitted
  • Entrance gate is locked from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    34.19444, -84.57889
    34°11'40"N, 84°34'44"W

    From I-75 take exit 290 and head east on Highway 20 toward Canton/Rome. After approximately 12 miles turn right onto Fields Chapel Road and follow for 2 miles into the campground.

    Physical address: Sweetwater Campground, 1400 Field's Chapel Road
    CANTON, GA 30114

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    SWEETWATER CG
    1138 Georgia Highway Spur 20
    CARTERSVILLE GA 30121

    Phone Number:

    Information: (678)721-6700
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