Learn about camping and boondocking in Georgia

GA Code § 32-6-6. Camping on roadways; penalty

This law, cited under the Title 32, OCGA, bans camping along highway and on highway facilities (bridges, or other property owned by the Georgia Department of Transportation), but makes an exception for sleeping in a vehicle at a rest area.

Georgia Camping Laws and Regulations

All the laws and regulations within the State of Georgia that pertain to camping, campfires, and other activities associated with camping, including overnight parking...

A Guide to Boondocking in Georgia

Boondocking in Georgia! Boondocking in Georgia is largely focused on the state’s two national forests, the Chattahoochie National Forest and the Oconee National Forest. But there are still state wildlife management areas that accommodate free campgrounds, and there are many state and county lakes that will allow for free camping. Before setting up camp somewhere, be sure to review the state’s laws and regulations on camping. Georgia Boondocking Map This Arizona Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews… [AK] [AL] ... Read more

Georgia Rest Area Map

Laws and regulations concerning use of rest areas in Georgia, as compiled from Georgia Transportation Code and regulations adopted by Georgia Department of Transportation...

Georgia Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Georgia rest areas? How long can you stay at a Georgia rest area? Can you sleep in your car at a Georgia rest area? Is camping allowed? What are the full Georgia rest area rules?