Shady Grove Campground

7800 Allyn Lane Memorial Way, Cumming
Phone - 770.205.6850

March 6 to November 12

March 6 to November 12
11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.


110 campsites (Tent and RV sites (30/50 amp) with water)
Beach and swim area
Boat ramp with courtesy dock
Group campsites with picnic shelters
Restrooms and showers
Wash house 


30 amp electric site w/ water    $ 28.00
50 amp electric site w/ water   $ 30.00 
Tent site with no hook ups   $ 18.00
Group campsite (north)   $ 200.00
Group campsite (south)   $ 175.00
Visitors (per vehicle)   $ 5.00
Dump station   $ 15 (free w/ stay)


• All Payments must be made by Visa or MasterCard (credit or debit is accepted).
• Reservations are first come, first served.  

Individual camp site reservations can be made online, by phone or in person at the campground visitor center. Group sites can be reserved by phone or in person at the campground visitor center.

Reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance for individual and group sites.

Same day reservations can be made in person by 6:30 pm; online reservations must be made at least 1 day in advance.

To receive a discount, the initial reservation must be made in person and requires official documentation via Driver’s License, Military ID or Tax Exempt paperwork.

Seniors (10%) Applied only to 1 site that the individual is occupying
Military (10%) Applied only to 1 site that the individual is occupying
Non-Profits (20%) Can be applied to 1 group campsite reservation only


Refunds will not be given due to inclement weather, no shows, early departures, or cancellations after the scheduled arrival date. No penalty if requested 48 hours prior to reservation date or check in time. If canceling stay within 48 hours of date/check in time a $10 service fee per site will be assessed. 

Date changes - are considered a cancellation and will be assessed a $10 service fee per site if requested 48 hours prior to check in date.

Changing Sites - $10 Service fee assessed per site/per length of stay

To request a refund or change, please call 770-205-6850




  1. Alcoholic beverages and Intoxicants are prohibited.
  2. All campers and their visitors must register at the Visitor Center upon arrival.
  3. ADA designated campsites may only be reserved and occupied by a party who can provide proof of disability upon arrival. Proof of eligibility for at least one member of your party will be required in the form of a DMV (or other states equivalent) issued person with disabilities placard or disabilities motor vehicle license plate. The eligible member of your party must be an occupant of the site for the entire reserved period. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the cancellation of your reservation and forfeiture of your reservation fee. Additional cancellation fees will be applied.
  4. Campsite Occupancy is limited to a maximum of eight (8) people and three (3) vehicles. Due to limited parking only one camper trailer or motor home is allowed per site.
  5. All tents must be placed on the designated impact area. No more than 2 tents per site.
  6. Visitors of registered campers must depart the campground by 9:30 p.m. or when the camper checks out prior to this time.
  7. Checkout time is 3:00 p.m.  An additional fee will be charged for late departure.
  8. Check in time for reservations are guaranteed after 4:00 p.m.
  9. Length of stay is no longer than 14 days during any 30 consecutive day period.   Those wishing to stay longer than 15 days in a 30 day period, due to extenuating circumstances, must make an official request to the Natural Resource Division Manager in writing 3 days prior to end of 15 day period of stay.  All requests will be reviewed by the Manager and campground staff and a decision given to guest within 24 hours of receipt.
  10. Only adults (18 years or older) may rent a camp site. Minors may not be left in the campground without adult supervision.
  11. Motorized Vehicles operated by visitors in the park must have a license tag and be operated by licensed drivers.  Vehicles may not be operated or parked off the roadway.  Golf Carts and Hover Boards are not permitted in the campground.
  12. Garbage should be deposited at the dumpster located near the Visitor Center.
  13. The discharge of grey water and sewerage is prohibited. Please use the dump station.
  14. Park gates are locked from 10 p.m. until 7 a.m. For emergencies, please contact the Park Attendant at his/her trailer located next to the Visitor Center.
  15. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Unreasonable or excessive noise at any time is prohibited.
  16. Pets must be kept on a leash not exceeding 10 feet in length. Pets are not allowed in restrooms, playground areas, shelters or designated swim areas.
  17. Fires must be confined in a designated fire ring or grill. Only dead wood on the ground may be collected for firewood.  No chainsaws can be used.

Contact Us


P.O. Box 2417
Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: 770-781-2215
 Fax: 770-781-2221
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Forsyth County by providing passive and active recreational, educational and cultural programming services and to provide parks and recreational facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.