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24 RV Parks near Rydal, Georgia
We did however find 24 campgrounds within 25 miles of Rydal. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Rydal in the left hand column.
Sep 2019 - $36.00
You have to remember that this is a KOA "Journey" so won't have all the bells and whistles as a Holiday or other type KOA. There are really three areas of camping. Up front is about three rows of angled pull thru sites that appear to be for most transients. We got to our site which was at the end of the row and asked if we could be moved and they were nice enough to accommodate (gave us more space and shade). The middle of the campground is up on a hill and has a mix of more seasonal folks and also mix of services available (some do not have sewer). The back appears to be filled with longer stay campers from what I could tell. It has two fenced dog areas up front plus a HUGE field between the campground and the road. Some might be troubled by the amount of truck traffic but we barely noticed and were right on the front row. Cable and Wifi very good (although WiFi did go out for a couple of days thanks to AT&T and a strike that delayed repairs, not the campground's fault) but they were very apologetic and kept us updated. We have to visit Atlanta a lot for Dr appts and to see friends (we are now FT) and after trying a few other campgrounds, feel this may be the best of the lot. - saxontheroad
Aug 2019 - $32.00
Very friendly staff, even offering free peaches and sausage that she was preparing to freeze. Then she gave me directions to get back to I20 West without getting on bad roads. The only negative was that this site was on a hill, so the site was unlevel. We had to use our ramps and blocks to level. - Texas E-S
May 2019 - $42.00
What can we say, it is a KOA. We are not real fans of KOA but it said there was a pool opened after Memorial Day Weekend, so we booked and we payed 41.20 for a night, no discounts at all. Convenient just off the Interstate, otherwise we would have gone elsewhere. Check in at a hot temp of 95 F was friendly, but later on we found out that the pool was closed, we called and there was a guy who told us that we should have read the sign on the desk when checking in. Ehhh well: when you are driving all day doesn't make you read everything in front of you and it was after Memorial Day and it was HOT! We asked why and he said if you don't like it go elsewhere. Well wrong answer: in our opinion the customer is always right (even sometimes not), it was really rude, so no discounts for no pool and as we where told the pool was officially not included anyways. So that is it for this KOA: sites are close together, dust, some shade. We will skip this one next time. - Traveller Excel
Aug 2019 - $22.00
Small campground with 18 sites having electric and water. 2 sites with water only for tents. Beach area and boat launch for campers only. Large bath houses. Clean dump area. - ferguson08 __--
May 2019 - $28.00
This is a Corps of Engineers park on Allatoona Lake. Of the seven campgrounds that the Corps operates on this lake it is the smallest at 20 sites. And most of the sites are are built for small rigs or tents. Most sites have power and water but there are a few that are for tents only and have no connections. Some of the sites are built on the edge of a slope and instead of a gravel tent pad, they have wooden decks. The view from these, and most of the campsites is pretty, overlooking the lake. RV pads are mostly level, maybe one block needed here and there. Virtually no cell service, Verizon gets through sometimes but never better than a very weak signal. All of the campground is heavily shaded, picking up a satellite TV signal is not possible, OTA is very poor but at least you get a couple of channels. The campground beach and swimming area is super-nice and there is also an in-campground boat ramp and trailer parking. Steady voltage even on hottest days with everybody running A/Cs. Special Note: This campground has abbreviated operating hours. They are open for camping from Friday night to checkout on Monday. They do stay open for the 4th of July if it falls during the week. Despite being open for weekends only, this is a popular campground and sells out weeks in advance. Make your reservation early. - jperry29
Aug 2019 - $14.00
Campground is designed for tent camping with just a very few sites suitable for trailers or motorhomes. Has a nice swimming beach and a good boat launch. The showers are all tiled and reasonably clean, but I couldn't regulate the shower temperature. It was very hot or scalding or off. The dump had a very steep approach and we dragged getting into it. We won't return to what would be a great spot for tent or possibly pop-up campers. - Appleknocker
Aug 2016 - $26.00
Paved interior roads and sites. We opted to get a 'premium' site overlooking Lake Allatoona. Had walk down access to the lake also.
Sites are very large with a gravel pad for tents/shelter. Concrete picnic table and grill.
Nice beach and boat launch.
A word of caution to big rig owners, call in advance. Didn't see too many sites that would accommodate a 40' rig. - Iceman567
Jun 2015 - $26.00
This campground is small with some tight turns. We stayed here during the week and the campground was nearly empty. The beach for the kids was nice and clean. Thursday and Friday it starting filling up and the quiet went away. The crowds also increased the demand on the shower facility. We would stay here again but I will be very selective of the campsite I choose. - walterwegozz
May 2017 - $13.00
This is an older county park. Clean and neat. The roads were paved but narrow, twisty and hilly. The spots were cement and very level. Large rigs may have a difficult time maneuvering. There were picnic tables and fire rings and garbage barrel with a recycle bin at each spot. The view of the lake is beautiful. Bath house is dated but clean. Staff was very friendly and helpful. - esta34950
Sep 2016 - $25.00
We stayed here Labor Day Weekend. All of the State Park and COE campgrounds on Lake Allatoona tend to get reserved early, but this one doesn't. This is a little jewel of a campground. I think the sites are better than the ones at McCaskey Creek COE campground a few miles away. Some of the spots are really better left for tents as they are hard to get into with anything bigger than a class B. Rear lounge trailers have a lot of choices for great views as the back-in sites face the lake. However, in these same sites the patio faces the road or adjacent space with limited views of the lake. The better sites in the park are 8, 11 and 12 if you have a rear lounge and don't require the patio to be facing the lake. We stayed in site 11 and angled our trailer about 45 degrees to the pad and had a good view of the lake from the patio area. Site 14 is a very nice back-in with the patio facing the lake, but is only about 16 ft wide. Sites 24, 25 and 27 are also very nice, but are also a little narrow. Site 27 is on the end of a peninsula with lots of water surrounding it. Site 54 is nice, but also only about 16 ft wide. I would avoid sites 32-37 as they are very close together and on the main road through the campground with not much to view.
The roads are narrow, but easily navigable unless there is a vehicle coming the other way as all roads are two-way. There is a nice beach as you enter the park and nearby in another section of the park is the boat launch area. Water pressure is high (120psi).
The only complaint is how the spots are left by previous campers. Our fire ring was filled with partially burned trash, and we observed many empty spots where the fire rings were used as trash dumps. Despite this, we will return here again.
The campground is closed October through February. - GA Bob
Nov 2008 - $18.00
We have been RVers for 36 years. We find Georgia State and County parks to be among the nation's best. Bartow Gatewood Park was not a disappointment. The foliage was stunning, the campground well kept and beautiful. The roads are paved as are many of the RV sites. There are plenty of lakefront sites with beautiful views, with decks built for the picnic tables. One side of the campground has a great view of the dam. We were greeted by the nicest hosts (Dicky & Vicky), who even delivered some firewood to our campsite for us. They were seen often driving through the park and if we were walking, they always stopped and asked if everything was OK and if we were enjoying our stay. I can't remember having such a nice reception in a government-owned park! Even though it is called Bartow Beach Campground, the beach was closed years ago, but there is a natural little beach that people enjoy swimming from. If I had to guess, I would say it's about 5 miles off I-75 out SR 20, and well worth the drive! - n2fun
Oct 2019 - $20.00
Found this park through Passport America and it was along our route. Large pull through, level site, next to the office. Wifi was excellent, laundry was convenient and reasonable. Full hook ups with 50 amp, what more do you need? There are a lot of full time residents here, but that doesn't bother us. Office staff was extremely nice, and there is a community fire pit and chairs in front of the office/conveniently located to this site. Would stay here again if in the area. $20 for a full hook up site is a reasonable rate. - Retiredgirls
Apr 2018 - $20.00
Stayed here as an overnight stop, staff very friendly. Park is mostly permanent residents, our spot was ha hose and cable stretched to a parking spot in front of the office. There were about 3 or 4 of these spots near the office but no real "sites". This parks was OK for an overnight where you don't need facilities but I would not stay here any longer. We stayed here in a motorhome. - Papabee49
Apr 2018 - $20.00
Passport park, rate was 20.00 for 1 night, cash only. Weird setup they only have 2 spots for over night and both are beside the bath house/laundry room. Water pressure was low, cable and wifi worked well. Some train noise thru the night. not worth the full rate for 1 night. - DBSnowbirds
Jul 2019 - $39.00
We have stayed here before & will stay here again. Very nice park with a big dog walk area. Lots of grass at the sites, too. The laundry is complementary. No pool. Cable & Wi fi & our site was satellite friendly. Trash cans conveniently located. Park is quiet. Office is closed from noon until 1:00. There is a small service fee to pay with a credit card. Free popcorn in office. A special shout out to the lady that registered us. When I explained that although I loved popcorn I no longer eat it after breaking a tooth the last time I had it. She told me of a popcorn with no hulls & no kernels. I have tried it since & love it. - Connie's Co-Owner
Jul 2019 - $41.00
$41 per night was for a pull-thru gravel "buddy" site with full hookups (clear water, fine pressure), wooden picnic tables, and full sun. As others mentioned, it is veteran owned, very clean, and nicely landscaped. We appreciated the free laundry and popcorn. It was pleasantly quiet during our stay as most of the campers work off-site during the day and weren't rowdy at night. The campground office staff were very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. AT&T had four bars 4G LTE and Verizon five bars 4G LTE. I received many radio stations and 15 over-the-air TV channels. And, of course, Atlanta is a not-too-far drive where attractions abound. - DD Rolling Ranch
Jun 2019 - $40.00
Park is very clean and well maintained with good roads and attractive street lamps. Small trees and nice landscaping with good satellite and Verizon service. Very long lots. We are 45 ft with tow and had extra length. Some sites appear to be buddy but ours was not. Lots are close but staggered so you have privacy. - wickyvic
Jun 2019 - $14.00
The Corps of Engineers does everything right here at Sweetwater. Super clean campground, spacious sites, and plenty of open grounds. A lovely park! Great swimming beach with clean sand and a large area roped off with floats. Pretty views of the lake from every loop. Staff was super helpful. We used Sweetwater as an overnight stop and it was a perfect choice. - Flying Mantis
Apr 2019 - $23.00
We stayed at site 15. It is away from all other sites except site 14 (not close to the bathhouse). It is not on the lake but is in the woods, making me feel like we were really isolated. The campground hosts are very very nice. They always have a smile and remember my name. Campsite was clean and level. - Shelli Renee
Jun 2018 - $28.00
We stayed here over Father's Day Weekend and had a blast with the kids. I would recommend staying near the loop we were in if you plan on going to the beach or playground as it was a quick walk over there. If you want more privacy, I would say 130's to 140's. You might want to bring water shoes for the kids as there are sticks and rocks in the lake. Sites are well maintained...very quiet and peaceful at night. Next time I would try to stay at 108 or 110 as there is more grass there for the kids to run around. - Adam3
Aug 2019 - $35.00
This is a beautiful campground. Campsite are far apart. Very quiet with great views. Site are up higher looking down at lake. Paved road and gravel at each site. Wish we had more time for we would have loved to take the trails. Larger campground but doesn’t feel crowded whatsoever. Our dogs loved the walks. - Shopinful
Mar 2019 - $40.00
Very tight roads for any motorhome over 32 feet. Leveling on most sites is difficult due to the terrain. No WiFi. Cable was useless with all channels pixelated. If you have satellite TV it is near impossible to get with the trees especially now in the Spring. Verizon service is good. Asked for assistance with cable and was promised some but never happened. Dump station is at the intersection of two roads. When coming out of one the station is directly in front of you and across the road. You have to make a wide swing passing it and then back up to it. From the other road it is a straight shot. Not well placed from the lower number camp sites. Bathrooms were clean. Family bath shower control handle disappeared one day. No one knew about it until reported. No hot water at the sinks for shaving or washing. Sink faucets are automatic so no temp control. Small issues but not real convenient for face washing and shaving. - Caroga
Jan 2019 - $35.00
Very spacious sites. Had our 36 foot fifth wheel with the truck parked in front and our visitors pulled in behind the camper. We reserved a pull through site and you make a hard left turn right after entering, but can be managed. Walked through the rest of the park and agree that the turns can be tight, but again, you have a LOT of room when you get into your site. Trails well marked for hiking. - Graying Mantis
Apr 2016 - $18.00
Nice campground. It's a county run park but it rivals most state parks, and most of the facilities look pretty new (in 2015). All camping spaces are paved, with decks, nice fire rings, etc. Restrooms are pretty standard in the campground. Several really nice playgrounds for the kids.
Only thing to be aware of is the steepness of the roads and some campsites. This campground is HILLY so many of the sites, the only flat space is the paved pad and the wood deck.
Caretaker was very nice. Beach area looks nice and has canoes to rent, but we were here in April and it wasn't open for the season yet. - Buddy Ray
May 2019 - $28.00
This COE park is difficult to get to with small 2 lane roads The entrance is much smaller than most. Several pull thru sites Nice sites on water Big rig friendly. - GLowe
Sep 2018 - $32.00
Site 12: pull thru, level, paved, long. No sewer. Camp host sent us the wrong way going in to our site. Fortunately, there was room and road to make a turn then back up to get lined up for the site. Camp host leaving was clueless regarding narrow, single exit lane and low limbs and trying to protect our rig. Intended to exit via the entrance since it has two lanes and it was early enough that there was no incoming traffic. The camp host could not understand. Very aggravating! So the last 2 minutes of our stay left a bad taste. Gates in and out are locked from 10:30 PM until 7:30 AM which was a little discomforting regarding safety. I pray no one has a need for an ambulance or firetruck between those hours. A delay in opening the gate could mean life or death. - DandA83
Apr 2018 - $14.00
Nice COE park on the water. Premium sites along the waterfront cost more. Many pull-throughs, only two sites have sewer and they're both back-ins. Paved roads, paved sites, easy access for big rigs. Our site would be shady once the trees fully leaf out, but things were still a bit bare the first week of April. That meant we could see the lake, though! Very quiet at night. There's a day-use area with a large beach, and a marina within biking distance with a nice little bar and grill. The men's bathrooms could use a bit more attention, hubby said they were filthy with feces that needed to be cleaned before he could use the toilet. Not the hosts' fault, probably people who aren't monitoring their children, but if that's going to be the case then perhaps they should be checked/cleaned more often. The ladies side was fine, clean and really good water pressure in the shower. Overall a very nice COE campground. We would return, it's fairly close to Atlanta if you needed to do stuff in the city. - Denise and Glenn