Cooper Creek Campground is located in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest along the banks of Cooper Creek in the North Georgia Mountains. The Campground offers many recreation activities including camping, hiking, trout fishing, and hunting. The campground is well kept and is a nice place for just a weekend getaway or an extended stay. Most of the campsites are fairly spaced apart so the privacy level is decent which makes for and enjoyable time. This Recreation area is well known for great trout fishing year-round and you can fish up and down the main creek or take the numerous trails along the bank of the creek if you’re not having any luck at the campground. Please make your way out to this beautiful campground for a pleasant and relaxing experience.
Cooper Creek Campgound has two vault toilets. One near site 23 at the Cooper Creek Loop and site 5 at Mulky. The campground has no flush toilets, showers, hook-ups, or dumstations. Drinking water is provided only during peak season, which is from April 1st though October 31st. Fees are reduced during off-peak when the water is shutoff and winterized. (November 1st through March 31st.
** MULKY CAMPGROUND IS RESERVABLE WITH THE COOPER CREEK CAMPGOUND...UNDER MULKY LOOP. SITES 1-11
• THERE IS NO CELLPHONE COVERAGE IN THIS RECREATION AREA
• QUIET HOURS ARE FROM 10PM UNTIL 6AM. DO NOT RUN GENERATORS DURING QUIET HOURS.
• ALTHOUGH TRASH RECEPTICLES ARE AVAILABLE, WE ASK THAT YOU TAKE AS MUCH TRASH WITH
YOU AS YOU CHECK-OUT.
• LIMIT OF TWO VEHICLES PER CAMPSITE EXCEPT FOR THE GROUP SITE. #24
• PETS MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES.
• CAMPFIRES ARE PERMITTED IN GRILLS ONLY.
• DISCHARGING OF FIREARMS AND FIREWORKS IS PROHIBITED.
• DRINKING WATER IS AVAILABLE FROM 4/1 THROUGH 10/31.
• DO NOT LEAVE FIRES UNATTENDED. THEY MUST BE EXTINGUISHED BEFORE CHECK-OUT.
• BE BEAR AWARE! KEEP ALL FOOD IN CONTAINERS OR LOCKED INSIDE A VEHICLE AS MUCH AS
POSSIBLE. THIS RULE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED!
• CHECK-IN 3:00PM / CHECK-OUT 2:00PM
Cooper Creek Campground is settled inside The Cooper Creek Wildlife Management Area. It spans more than 30,000 acres, and lies within the Chattahoochee National Forest. This WMA is located in the extreme northeast corner of Georgia and nearly borders North Carolina. This WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, bear, turkey and small game. The trails in this wildlife management area offer nearly eight miles of easy to moderate hiking. The trails follow old logging trails and new footpaths through a variety of hardwood, mixed pine and hardwood, and white pine and hemlock forests.
If cooper creek is booked please check out Deep Hole Campground which is 15 minutes South of Area. This campground has nine sites and is also a great place to catch fish along the Toccoa River. This campground can also be booked on recreation.gov or calling the reservation line. Blue Ridge, Blairsville, and Dahlonega GA, are all towns nearby to visit for all your supply needs. If you dont want to drive into town, visit the Cooper Creek Store which is about 5 miles south of the campground as they'll have all your camping supplies.
There are several hiking trails that start in or near the campground and all are interconnected, so forming a loop is a breeze. The Yellow Mountain Trail is the longest at 3.2 miles, so these are great little trails for taking the kids or the inexperienced hiker on. The Duncan Ridge Trail isn’t far up the road if you would like to do a more challenging hike.
Yellow Mtn. Trail – 3.2 miles
Connector Trail – 0.4 miles
Mill Shoals Trail – 0.9 miles
Shope Gap Trail – 0.6 miles
Cooper Creek Trail – 1.7 miles
6050 Appalachian Highway Suches GA 30572
For campground inquiries, please call: 706-745-6928
From Blue Ridge, GA: take US 515 north for 4 miles to GA Hwy. 60; turn right and go 2 miles to Morganton, GA. In Morganton, turn right on GA Hwy. 60 south for 15.5 miles. Turn left on Forest Service Road 4, go 6 miles.
From Blairsville, GA: GA take US 515 south 2.5 miles to Kiutuestia Creek Road. Turn left, go 1.3 miles. Turn left on Old 76 for 100 feet and then turn right on Mulky Gap Road. Go 9 miles to Cooper Creek Campground
From Dahlonega, GA: GA take GA Hwy. 60 north for 26 miles; turn right on Forest Service Road 4, go 6 miles.
Mulky Campground(Mulky Loop) is 1/10 of a Mile south of Cooper Creek Campgound(Cooper Creek Loop)