Low Gap Campground

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

Located within the Chattahoochee National Forest and veiled by the Mark Trail Wilderness. This 13-site developed campground is as close as it gets to a dispersed camping experience with amenities. This clandestine campground is best known for its plethora of opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, and simply basking in the light of the natural world. Low Gap Campground is another one of our campgrounds located only a few miles from Georgia's much-loved vacation destination, the alpine village of Helen, Georgia. A trip to this campground is sure to make memories, so be sure to pack a camera and take some of those memories home with you.

Each site has a picnic table, a fire ring, and a lantern post. There are some bear food storage lockers for use if needed, please be sure they are cleaned out and empty for the next person that comes along to be able to use it. They are not a trash bin. There are 3 areas in the campground with trash bins for camping trash. There is one chemical vault toilet located across the bridge at the back section of the campground. Drinking water from our fresh well is located at the back section of the campground and has a seasonal hand pump to draw out the water.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Low Gap Campground is located in the Chattahoochee Wildlife Management Area of the Chattahoochee National Forest. It is a place for exploration and wonder. This National Forest is rich in history and is said to be a hiker's paradise with its winding trails, scenic mountains, and rolling hills.

Nearby Attractions

The alpine village of Helen, Georgia is located a few miles south of the campground where there are a host of water and non-water activities for all to enjoy. Anna Ruby Falls, Dukes Creek Falls, and Ravens Cliff are all a short distance away for those who love to hike. Other nearby recreation activities include the National Scenic Appalachian Trail (A.T.) and over the gap is Brasstown Bald the highest mountain peak in Georgia rising to 4784 feet above sea level.


The area is host to some of the most scenic views. Or you can take a drive along FS 44 Road (Upper Chattahoochee River Road) and see some waterfalls that are along the roadway and or others a short walk in nearby areas. If hiking is in your plans the National Scenic A.T. has two main entry points near the area. Other favorite nearby hiking areas are Ravens Cliff Falls, Dukes Creek Falls, and Anna Ruby Falls. All are only a short drive from this campground. If you like wetting fishing lines there is fishing is available in the campground, and along the nearby Chattahoochee River, whose headwaters are in the Mark Trail Wilderness. Be sure you are following the state fishing licensing regulations. Drive in towards Helen and enjoy some rafting on the river, swimming, and other activities.

Changes & Cancellations

If I book this reservation today, what are my options to change or cancel?

Please remember that reservations at these facilities prevent other visitors from using these sites. Planned changes to your stay should be made as far in advance as possible. You can make changes to your reservation ahead of your arrival date in My Reservations.


If your new stay dates are completely different from your original stay dates, there is a $10 change fee (per reserved site). There are no additional fees for:

Adding or removing nights to your stay.

Changing to a different campsite.

Balances will adjust based on your new stay's nightly rate.


You can cancel the reservation any time before the date of your scheduled arrival. You will receive a refund for your stay, minus the following fees:

$10 cancellation fee

Any reservation fees (only if paid when booking)

Any previous change fees

Late cancellation penalties may also apply:

What is “Late”?

For individual campsites, a late cancellation applies starting from midnight 1 calendar day before your scheduled check-in. For cabins and group sites, a late cancellation applies starting from midnight 14 calendar days or fewer before your scheduled check-in.

Late Fee

In addition to the fees listed above, a late cancellation will also subtract your first night's recreation use fee from any refund owed. As of the expected check-in day, cancellations or changes to your stay are not possible through My Reservations. It is at the facility's discretion to support additional Late Cancellations, No Show, or Early Departure updates – on-site personnel may not be able to assist. These changes carry penalties and may forfeit recreation use fees. For additional details, please visit here 

Contact Information


9975 Hwy 441 So Lakemont GA 30552


190 Low Gap Road Helen GA 30545

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 706-754-6221

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Helen, Georgia go North on Hwy 75 North, turn left on 75 Alt cross the bridge, and make the immediate right turn onto Poplar Stump/Upper Chattahoochee River Road. Continue on this road for approximately 4.5 miles and the campground is straight ahead. 

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