Lake Russell Recreation Area

The Lake Russell Recreation Area location is in Mt. Airy, Georgia
30563. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Lake Russell Recreation Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

P.O. Box 494

Mt. Airy

Phone number


Campground information Mt. Airy, Georgia


This North Georgia mountain mecca has something for everyone; swimming, camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing and boating.


The campground has easy access to the beach area, boat ramp, and the adjacent Lake Russell Wildlife management area. There are numerous hiking and biking trails including the Lady Slipper Trail, Lake Russell Foot Trail, Rhododendron Trail and Sourwood Trail. Swimming, fishing and boating opportunities abound.


The campground offers 42 campsites for tents and RVs, however there are no hook ups. Campsites have a fire ring, picnic table and lantern hook. Water is available throughout the campground via water hydrants. Bathrooms are have flush toilets with showers.

The campground area includes a grass covered beach and swimming area, picnic shelter/picnic area, biking, boat launch, fishing dock and dump station.

Natural Features

Nestled in the Chattahoochee Oconee Forest, 100-acre Lake Russell is an ideal summer camping location because of the cool mountain air. There are two paved campground loops for easy access to anything you might want to do here.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors to the area can enjoy exploring Anna Ruby Falls; Brasstown Bald Recreation Area (Georgia’s highest point); Cornelia, GA; and the Chenocetah Fire Tower.

Frequently Asked Questions About P.O. Box 494 Mt. Airy, GA

How do I make a reservation with Lake Russell Recreation Area?

To make reservations at Lake Russell Recreation Area, you can call the office at 1-706-778-8427.

Where is Lake Russell Recreation Area located?

The Lake Russell Recreation Area is located at P.O. Box 494 in Mt. Airy,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Lake Russell Recreation Area have tent or RV camping?

Lake Russell Recreation Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 1-706-778-8427 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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