Camping in Atlanta’s Backyard… at Stone Mountain Park

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January 20, 2017

Stone Mountain Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®

Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain ParkStone Mountain Park sits as an urban oasis just minutes away from downtown Atlanta and is home to the largest piece of exposed granite in the world with 3,200 acres of activities for every member of the family.

Georgia’s most visited destination includes more than a dozen attractions, historical and natural sights. There are also two Marriott hotels, two championship golf courses, expansive natural woodlands with hiking trails and the state’s largest campground.

Stone Mountain Park Campground

Stone Mountain Park CampgroundAt Stone Mountain Park Campground there are 250 full or partial hook-up (water/electric/sewer) campsites for RVs. There’s also a variety of pull-through, head-in, and back-in campsites available. Plus 125 partial hook-up (water/electric) campsites for tents and pop-ups, and 46 primitive tent sites.

For those looking for a new camping or “glamping” experience, try Stone Mountain Park Campground’s new yurts made of wood and canvas. Positioned on the lakefront, yurts provide an interesting twist on the outdoor experience and comfortable camping experience. Featuring outside decks, picnic tables, charcoal grill, metal fire pit, as well as a water spigot for convenience. The interiors feature log furniture, heat/air conditioning, electrical outlets, large windows, skylight, ceiling fan and lockable doors. Each yurt sleeps up to five guests.  Campers will only need to bring sleeping bags or linens and personal items.

The park now offers four new rental trailer sites, helping guests enjoy the pleasure and relaxation of RV camping without all the hassle and cost of owning a RV.  The Campground amenities include grills, picnic tables, and fire rings at each site.  As well as heated comfort station, laundry facilities, a swimming pool, sand volleyball court, children’s playground, on-site general store, and more.

Stone Mountain Park’s Adventure Pass

One of the highlights to the Stone Mountain Park Campground is the proximity to the park’s attractions and special events. Stone Mountain Park’s Adventure Pass guarantees a full day of fun with access to of the park’s family fun attractions. Enjoy  the Summit Skyride, 4D Theater, Geyser Towers®, Sky Hike, ®The Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf, The Great Barn®, Scenic Railroad, Historic Square and Discovering Stone Mountain Museum.

In addition to the park attractions, Stone Mountain Park is the only place in the state where guests can Ride The Ducks. The amphibious sightseeing adventure takes visitors on a 20 minute tour on land and in water throughout the park.

One of the events the park is most famous for is the seasonal Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®. The show features 45 minutes of dazzling fireworks, lights and laser effects all choreographed to great music. The Lasershow runs from March to October. Please check the operating calendar on the Stone Mountain Park website for show dates and times. During the winter, Campground guests may enjoy a visit to Stone Mountain Christmas or Snow Mountain, offering snow tubing lanes from mid-November to February.

Stone Mountain Park is directly off of U.S. Hwy. 78 and is easily accessible from Atlanta interstates. For more information, visit www.stonemountainpark.com or (770) 498-5710

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