The Hiwassee State Scenic Rivers’ Gee Creek campground is a special place for those seeking outdoor adventure. The campground is riderside, providing an opportunity to relax and listen to the sound of rushing water. The campsites offer amenities such as picnic tables, fire rings and grills. The bathhouse provides hot showers and sinks for campers. You can have pleasant dreams about your rafting trips.
In addition to tent camping for families, Gee Creek also offers 8 group sites for larger groups. These sites range in size from 10-75 people and provide picnic tables and fire rings. They are great for family reunions, scout trips, or any other large group gathering. The campground is great place for a quiet night as there are no RV hook-ups and nor are generators permitted.
For those looking for a more remote experience, the John Muir Trail is a great option. It is a USDA FS managed area of the Cherokee National Forest, and although it is not a State Scenic Trail, it does parallel the State Scenic River. This trail is great for those who want to explore the beauty of the Hiwassee River while staying away from the more crowded campgrounds.
Overall, the Hiwassee State Scenic Rivers’ Gee Creek campground is a great place for anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The campsites are well-maintained, the group sites are great for larger gatherings, and the John Muir Trail is a great option for those looking for a more remote experience. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or an adventure, Gee Creek has something for everyone.