8.8 Excellent
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Old Federal COE

Flowery Branch, Georgia


6219 Old Federal Rd
Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 83
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 34.22185
Longitude: -83.94816

Elevation: 1096' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Public Phone Public Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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28 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $14.00
Overall Rating:

One of the best COE parks we have stayed in and we have seen many. Lots of large, awesome water front sites that easily handle our 43' motorhome. We did not use the showers but did use the restrooms and they were clean. No way to dry your hands however. This site did not allow for satellite tv because of trees. Many here would work great for satellite. Full hook ups are all that's missing here. Also be aware that upon entering, pull to the side before entering the gatehouse. When I pulled right up to the window, the old gal checking us in apparently thought I was an a##hole and chewed me out. I missed the sign. That's OK, an old biddy won't ruin our time. Our site faced the west for beautiful sunsets and we enjoyed every minute we were here. We'll be back! No alcohol policy here but there is a nice liquor store close by. Be sure to ask the old biddy for directions. lol. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
66
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

Excellent campground. Well maintained and clean. Park staff is friendly and efficient. Sites are level and require no blocking. Bath facilities clean and well maintained with plenty of hot water for showers. We enjoyed our stay and will return in the future. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
52
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed four nights at this campground and feel like I have found my favorite place to camp! Beautifully maintained grounds and camping sites along with wonderful views of Lake Sidney Lanier. I found the neighbors were very nice, respectful and tidy as well. Just a wonderful place! We camped at Old Federal COE in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
31
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 152
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $16.00
Overall Rating:

$28 a night Monday-Wednesday. $32 for Thursday-Sunday. We paid 1/2 price with our America the Beautiful ( senior ) pass. Located about 10 miles off I985 and about 30 miles north of Atlanta. Nice, clean, COE park. Roads are paved and easily accessible to any size rig. Sites are laid out in along a number of 'spurs', some are open and some are not. Some are pull thrus, some a back in. Most have a view of the lake and may or may not have easy access to it! Each restroom building contains one washer & dryer - .75 each to use, a nice surprise! The park is dry, and you have to sign on check in that you understand that rule. The reason for my 8 rating is that they lock a gate here at 10:30pm and open it at 7:00am. If you want to return later than that you have to park outside and walk in - this is 'technically' not allowed but had 'never' been a problem. This put a bit of a hitch in a few of our plans! Besides that, it's a wonderful place to stay! We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
44
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We had been here before and had jotted down the sites that were open as Satellite TV was important to us. 69, 60, 45, 44, 43,42,41 all met our needs. Next time I would try for #60, it's open and given it's orientation the sun would never beat in the front window!

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Review Count: 54
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

Delightful campground on Lake Lanier. Our site (#5) was in the trees so we didn't have as great a lake view as we would have liked, but it worked out just fine. Internal roads are tight for big rigs, but manageable. Roads and parking pads are paved, and there are concrete patios with picnic tables and a fire ring. Sites are placed with plenty of space and trees between them, so you're not parked right on top of your neighbor. Water and electric (30 & 50 amp) available, but no sewer hook-up, although there is a dump station. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
5
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
No Others In Sight
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $15.00
Overall Rating:

We have stayed here many times over the years. The park itself is still lovely. The person at the desk was not very pleasant. We arrived on a busy Saturday. I don't know if she was overwhelmed but she was quite rude to everyone that we observed her interacting with. We will still return, of course but hope she is in a better mood. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 184
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 32

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

Rate was with federal senior's America the Beautiful discount. We reserved an open site so the rooftop dish worked fine, Verizon cell phone and internet hotspot worked fine also. When we arrived one leg of the 50a outlet was bad, the host had an electrician respond within 2 hours to replace the pedestal breaker which resolved the problem, in the mean time we used the 30a outlet. Our site had a very good view of Lake Lanier, site was back-in blacktop with large packed, very fine, sand patio with fire ring and picnic table. All roads are blacktop in excellent shape. Dump station access with 37' fifth wheel tight but OK. The water often was a rusty brown color out of the spigot when turned on but cleared up in few seconds, I think. The park is well kept, staff friendly and a scenic location. There was another site parallel but forward of ours and the RV there had their slide extended slightly over our drive, we had to be careful parking the truck but it didn't block our lake view. I would have given higher rating if water was always clear, they had sewer hook ups and the parallel site wasn't so close to our sites drive. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
27
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 120
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 48

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $14.00
Overall Rating:

This is one of my all-time favorite places to sit and enjoy the view--even had a friendly bluebird sit on my windshield wipers and look in last time. As with most Corps of Engineering campgrounds, seniors get a 50% discount on camping fees. I've stayed at another of the Lake Lanier COE campgrounds and like this one better because almost every site is right on the lake, with some more wooded and some more open. I chose a site at the base of a peninsula where I had views of the lake on both sides, which was a bonus. As with all COE parks I have been to, roads and campsites are paved and in very good condition. Site was very large and fairly level with water and electric service. Laundromat was nearby and clean. Verizon service was adequate. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 99
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed in Site 58 for 3 nights while visiting friends in the area. The park has beautiful views of the lake and is maintained well. We especially liked the guidelines of no alcohol which kept things peaceful so we could enjoy the nature. We definitely will return. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
58
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

15 minutes to restaurants and grocery.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We camped here at site 62. Very shaded, with a concrete pad and gravel picnic area and fire ring. Our site was lake-front, but we couldn't access the lake from our site due to a steep ledge. Some other campers on our loop (sites 62-75) had their boats tied up to their sites. There is a nice swimming area and beach very close to our loop and the bath house was about 100 yards away. The bath house was clean, and is your typical state park type of facility. We would camp here again. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

This Corps Of Engineer (COE) park is one of the best on Lake Lanier. It is a favorable campground for the large RVs and motor homes because of the availability of 50 amp electric hookups. Also, because the layouts are spacious and nicely surrounded by the lake. Majority of the lops and sites have a very generous view of the lake. Even though it has a designated playground and swim area, there are several camp sites that have easy access to other swim areas. They even provided additional parking space at strategic parks of the campground for campers who arrive with more that one automobile. It is no wonder the campground was full the weekend of May 9th when we camped here, considering that the schools were still in session and the meteorologists had rain on their forecasts much of that weekend. TV and mobile phone reception are at their best here. The camp hosts are very nice folks. They graciously helped me with to contact a mobile RV repair guy when I intimated them that my A/C unit was broken. We will surely return to this campground. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $16.00
Overall Rating:

Very beautiful park. Was in pull through (4) near lake although it is a steep incline to walk to the lake. Restrooms were very clean and staff very friendly. A nice peaceful stay. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 138
States Visited: 37
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Typical of COE campgrounds. Old Federal is beautiful and laid out in fingers along the lake. Since check out is 3 pm, our "reserved" site was still occupied. We were directed to park at a sports complex several miles away, and we would be called when the site was vacated. We offered to take an alternative if one became available, but were denied. Just before 3pm we were called and proceeded to the gate. That is apparently the time campers can re-up, so the attendant was very busy. We didn't receive a map or any paperwork except the site tag. Our site was so lumpy we needed to park partially on the "patio" in order to become level. Showers were far away, so I didn't even check them. In spite of this, we would return for a short stay again or chose another park on this lovely lake. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $26.00
Overall Rating:

We were in a level/concrete site. Beware of sites which have not been renovated. Power fully upgraded 50amp. Great views. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for three days while visiting the Atlanta area. This park is beautiful and the setting is beautiful. It is right on the shores of Lake Lanier, the way it is laid out most, if not all sites, have lake views. There are no sewer sites but we still had such a wonderful stay. Each site has a patio area with picnic table and fire ring. We camped at Old Federal COE in a Motorhome.

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