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WINFIELD, GA

part ofJ. Strom Thurmond Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: WINFIELD
Status: Closed through Thu Mar 26 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Winfield Campground is located on the Little River near Mistletoe State Park on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The 70,000 acre lake and its 1,000+ miles of shoreline provide excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

Natural Features:

Hot, humid summers and mild, pleasant winters characterize this heavily wooded area on the shore of Thurmond Lake. A mixed pine and hardwood forest covers the site, providing summer shade and fall color.

Wildlife is abundant around the lake. Visitors regularly see southern bald eagles, migratory waterfowl, wild turkeys and whitetail deer.

Recreation:

Thurmond Lake provides some of the best fishing, hunting, and water sports in the southeastern US. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish and striped bass. The large lake offers endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing and swimming opportunities.

Mistletoe State Park is nearby, offering many hiking trails, a nature center and wildlife viewing.

Facilities:

This wooded, waterfront campground contains 80 sites with electrical hookups. Amenities include flush and vault toilets, showers, drinking water, a dump station, playground and boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

Numerous parks and recreation areas lie around Thurmond Lake, providing additional boating, swimming, hunting, and hiking opportunities. Nearby cities house museums, art galleries, zoos, restaurants, and shopping areas.

The Augusta National Golf Club hosts the Masters Golf Tournament annually the first week of April.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hunting
  • Pay Phone
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Sites are limited to four vehicles total
  • Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.
  • Visitor hours end at 9:30 p.m.
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • Scooters and ATVs are prohibited; however, golf carts are allowed per campground rules. See Park Attendant at the campground gatehouse for more information.
  • Check out time is 2 p.m.
  • Winfield Campground, 7701 Winfield Rd., Appling, GA 30802; Gatehouse 706-541-0147
  • For current lake conditions, call 1-800-533-3478 ext 1147

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.65194, -82.42194
33°39'7"N, 82°25'19"W

From I-20, take Exit 175 (HWY 150) north 7 miles to campground sign. Turn left onto Mistletoe Road, go 2 miles and turn left onto Winfield Road. Campground is at the end of the road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WINFIELD
7701 WINFIELD ROAD
APPLING  GA  30802

Phone Number:

Information:  (706)541-0147
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