Amity Campground and Camping
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About the Campground
Amity Recreation Area is one of the most popular parks on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. The park is located on Georgia State Highway 43 known as Thomson Highway between Lincolnton, Georgia and Thomson, Georgia. Amity Recreation Area is a wooded day-use area for boat launching with a courtesy dock, fishing with a fishing pier, swimming, ballpark, playgrounds and picnicking.
PROXIMITY: 340 feet above sea level. Near I-20, approx. 40 min. to Augusta, GA, approx. 2 hrs. to Atlanta, GA. Located on the largest Corps of Engineers project east of the Mississippi River. Weather is hot, humid summers, mild, pleasant winters. Wildlife includes Bald Eagles, Ospreys, White Tail Deer, Turkey.
ATTRIBUTES: 70,000 acre lake, 1,000 plus mi. of shoreline, easy access to major cities, Augusta, GA, approx. 40 min., Atlanta, GA, approx. 2 hrs.
ACTIVITIES: Some of the best fishing, hunting and water sports in the SE United States
Site Name Fees
Services & Amenities
- Boat Launch Ramp
- Flush Toilet
- Pit Restroom
- Potable Water
Apr 01 2010 -
Sep 30 2010
|GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC
Apr 01 2011 -
Sep 30 2011
|GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC
Alerts and Important Information
Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance.
No alcoholic beverages
No pets allowed
Nets & volleyballs/horseshoes are not provided
A separate fee for day use area ($4.00 day use fee)will be charged at the park
Park hours 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Park open Apr 1st - September 30th
A $10.00 service fee will apply if reservations are changed or cancelled
Shelter must be occupied before 2 p.m. or the reservation will be considered not fulfilled (no-show), a $20.00 service fee will be charged for no-shows.
Reservations are for the exclusive use of the shelter for the entire day.
The beach area and other park amenities are available for the reserving group as well as to the general public.
There are NO discounts given for Golden Age Passports, Golden Access Passports and America The Beautiful Pass.
Think Water Safety! Visitors are encouraged to wear life jackets at all times while on or around the water. Swimmers should use designated swim areas and never swim alone.
Please make sure that you have your confirmation letter in hand for each and every reservation when checking into the recreation area.
Campground Contact Information
Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Amity
Campground Phone: 800-533-3478
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
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More About Amity Campground
Amity is a campground located in Evans, Georgia. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.
To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -82.47722 latitude, and -82.47722 longitude into your GPS device.
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