Camping In Atlanta’s Backyard at Stone Mountain Park Campground

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April 23, 2019

USA June 15, 2008 The controversial carving at Stone Mountain, Georgia depicts three Civil War Confederate Generals on the side of a mountain

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

People have a picnic dinner under a large granite carving of Confederate Generals in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain, Georgia / Photo: Getty Images

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


At 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.

Man bbqing hot dogs on firepit with family at picnic table behind him

There’s Nothing Like Enjoying a Camping Meal / Photo Courtesy: Stone Mountain Park Campground

For those looking for a new camping or “glamping” experience, Stone Mountain Park Campground’s has great options. Yurts, made of wood and canvas and positioned on the lakefront, provide an interesting twist on the outdoor experience. If you are more adventurous and looking to “rough it” a little more, the park offers safari tents which are made of canvas and have a wooden frame to support the tent.  The park also offers rental trailer sites, helping guests enjoy the pleasure and relaxation of RV camping without needing to own an RV or Motor Home.

Amenities & Activites

The campground amenities include grills, picnic tables, and fire rings at each site. There are also heated comfort stations and laundry facilities, a swimming pool, sand volleyball court, children’s playground, on-site general store, and more.

One of the highlights of Stone Mountain Park Campground is the proximity to the park’s attractions and special events. Stone Mountain Park’s All-Attractions Pass guarantees a full day of fun. You’ll get access to the park’s family fun attractions.  These include Summit Skyride, 4D Theater, Geyser Towers, Sky Hike, The Great Barn, Scenic Railroad, Historic Square and Discovering Stone Mountain Museum.

One of A Kind Experiences

Yellow boat with many passengers in orange life vests on the water

Take an exciting tour of the lake / Photo: Stone Mountain Park Campground

In addition to the park attractions, Stone Mountain Park offers a 40-minute Rockin’ Land & Lake Tour. The journey starts with a scenic land tour through the park on Atlanta’s only double-decker bus. Then, you take to the water for a sightseeing cruise around Stone Mountain Lake.

One of the events the park is most famous for is the seasonal Lasershow Spectacular. 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

call: (770) 498-5710

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