Willis Knob Horse Camp

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

Located in the northern Georgia mountains, far from civilization, Willis Knob Horse Campground is one of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests most beloved horse-lover hideaways.

The campground features equestrian camping, riding and hiking trails and fishing in the nearby Chattooga River.

The campground provides single, double and group campsites for tent and RV camping. There are water and electric hookups at each of the horse campsites, along with tables, lantern posts and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are also provided. Sorry there is no dump station. Closes one is Black Rock State Park in Mountain City, GA.

Hitching highlines and a horse watering station are available. Campers are required to clean up after their horses using trailers provided on-site for manure only.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The horse camp is located in a heavily wooded area of the forest, amid deep canyons and near to the Georgia-South Carolina border.

Nearby Attractions

Chattooga River Wild and Scenic area is nearby


The 15-mile Willis Knob Trail in Georgia and 12.5 mile Rocky Gap Trail in South Carolina provide some of the most scenic horseback riding and hiking in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains. Winding across deeply dissected ridges, the trails descend into the vast Chattooga River.

The 10.7-mile Chattooga River Trail and the 37-mile Bartram Trail are also accessible nearby and are for hiking only. Fishing is available in the Chattooga River.

Contact Information


9975 HWY 441 SO LAKEMONT GA 30552


1922 Willis Knob Road Forest Service Road #157 Clayton GA 30525

Phone Number

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

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Clayton, Georgia, take Warwoman Road east for about 12 miles. Turn right on Willis Knob Road (Forest Service Road 157) and continue for 2 miles to the campground on the left. The physical address for the horse campground is 1922 Willis Knob Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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