Pocket Picnic Shelter

Pocket Picnic Shelter

The Pocket Picnic Shelter location is in Chatsworth, Georgia
30705. 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 Pocket Picnic Shelter facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

3941 Highway 76
Attn: Kim Winkler

Phone number


Campground information Chatsworth, Georgia


Pocket Picnic Shelter is a popular location for large groups that want to enjoy a secluded area. The densely forested area was a Civilian Conservation Corps camp from 1938 to 1942. Some remains of the old camp are still visible in the area.


Visitors enjoy the 3.5-mile Pocket Foot Trail that loops between the picnic area and a nearby campground. Interpretive signs are placed along the route, including a brief description of the area. It is a relatively wide path and a nice, easy walk.


The accessible picnic shelter is available for group use with a reservation. If the area is not reserved, it is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The facility can accommodate up to 75 people and 20 vehicles.

The site is equipped with tables and grills. Accessible vault toilets are also provided. Drinking water is available across the parking area, in the main picnic area.

Natural Features

The picnic shelter is located off the Ridge and Valley Scenic Byway. The area is named for its unique geology formed when water-soluble limestone was eroded over time, dropping the ground level. The surrounding ridges, which contain iron ore are filled with pockets.

Nearby Attractions

The closest town is Dalton, Georgia, which is about 25 miles east of the picnic area. Dalton has numerous grocery stores, restaurants and gas stations available.

Frequently Asked Questions About 3941 Highway 76 Chatsworth, GA

How do I make a reservation with Pocket Picnic Shelter?

To make reservations at Pocket Picnic Shelter, you can call the office at 706-695-6736.

Parking fee of $5 per vehicle in addition to shelter reservation fee of $35.

Where is Pocket Picnic Shelter located?

The Pocket Picnic Shelter is located at 3941 Highway 76 Attn: Kim Winkler in Chatsworth,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Pocket Picnic Shelter have tent or RV camping?

Pocket Picnic Shelter offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 706-695-6736 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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