Reserve this site at Reserve America, campsite 3, New River, Tate’s Hell State Forest, New River section. When you arrive at this campsite, find the closest cell phone connection location. If you call 911, give this address: 3200 Billy’s Road, Tate’s Hell State Forest, GPS29.98360, -84.73929. First responders will not be able to find you if you only give a campsite number. Reserve America will not have this information on your confirmation.
This is perhaps the largest of Tate’s Hell State Forest’s individual primitive sites. It has two ways to drive in. This side is 2 miles north of Gully Branch Road west of the bridge at the Gully Branch Day Use area. It is on the west side of the New River. Although right off Billy’s Road, there is hardly any traffic on this road.
There is a landing for kayaks and canoes to the New River, but at low water levels, there is a steep drop.
Views of the river, first downriver and below that, upriver.
If this wasn’t a large enough site, there are wide pathways.
This would be an excellent 8 person group campsite which insures some privacy for each tent. Or a large family outing.
If you camp here, please comment on your experience.