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Gee Gee Campground

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General Description

The Hiwassee State Scenic Rivers' "Gee Creek" campground is a haven and a home-away-from-home to many river users. Nestled in a pine forest with its carpet of soft pine needles underneath, this quiet campground is crowded each summer weekend. Campsites are more tent-friendly than most.

Some of the campsites are close enough to the river to be lulled to sleep each night by the sound of rushing water. An easy walk will lead you along the rivers edge for fishing, nature walks or a brisk dip in the cold waters.

Gee Creek primitive campground has 43 sites, each with a table, fire ring and a grill. Public water and a bathhouse containing sinks, commodes, and hot showers are located near the center of the campground.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking This campground is near the John Muir Trail.
ICON Dispersed Camping Primitive tent camping is permissible along the John Muir State Scenic Trail. Several nice spring areas and rock shelters afford good campsites along this trail.
ICON Fishing
ICON Hiking & Walking There are several trails along the river, including the John Muir Trail.
ICON Berry Picking Gee Gee Campground
ICON Swimming & Waterplay

More Information

Visitor Information:

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, P.O. Box 23170, 320 Sixth Avenue, North , Nashville, TN, 37202, Phone: 615-741-2158


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