Everett Springs Road,
The Pocket recreation area in northwest Georgia is named for lying in a low area surrounded by the steep ridges of Horn and Mill Mountains, and is the former site of Civilian Conservation Corp Camp F-16. Families camping here can enjoy the vibrant spring colors of mountain laurel as well as the brilliant fall color mix provided by mixed hardwoods.
|Operational Hours:||24 hours. Quiet hours 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.|
|Reservations:||Reservations are not accepted. Occupancy of sites are on a first come, first served basis.|
|Open Season:||April 1|
|Restrictions:||Campsites are for 1 family or 5 adults. Site must be occupied first night of stay. Maximum two vehicles per campsite. 14-day limit. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Alcohol is prohibited in the entire Pocket Recreation Area.|
|Closest Towns:||The nearest town, Dalton, GA, is approximately 25 miles east. Campers will find numerous restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations available.|
|Water:||Drinking water available at hydrants located throughout the campground.|
|Passes:||The Interagency Senior and Access Passes and the Golden Age and Access Passports are accepted. These passes entitle the holder to a 50% discount on camping fees.Click here for detailed information on passes!|
|Information Center:||Please contact the Conasauga Ranger District office at 706-695-6736.|
The 2.5 mile Pocket Trail is for foot travel only. It begins in the picnic area and end in the campground. The trail passes areas with seeps and springs. Take a liesurely walk and enjoy the landscape and forest of the Ridge and Valley area of northwest Georgia.