McKinney Campground – Acworth, GA

Campground and RV Park Reviews |

This campground is absolutely wonderful! The property is clean and beautiful. The location is convenient, off I-75 in Georgia, North of Atlanta. I was pleasantly surprised to see the deer. All sites have water and 30 or 50 amp electric. Bathrooms are clean. Many sites for larger motorhomes. Several pull-throughs.

The variety of sites with over 100 to choose from and almost 2/3 are reservable online at or by telephone. They also have walk-up sites that you can get the day you want to camp. Great care has been taken on the grounds. For us, we were glad to see that the gate locked at 10:30 pm during the summer which made us feel safer. Many campgrounds have no gate.

The four campground attendants we met were both professional and courteous. However, they do ask that you follow the guidelines and rules of the Corps that are printed on the back of the green map. While we were at the window checking in, there were customers who were very rude to the attendants who were trying their best to explain “Please park your car behind the other customers and come up to the front window to register.” Many wanted to argue and insist they didn’t need a parking pass and could just drive through to tour the park or visit their friends. I now understand why I have seen poor reviews of this campground. The campers don’t want to follow the rules. They want their dogs off the leash, park anywhere, stay after visiting hours, and not stand in line. And still, it was one of the best campgrounds we have ever visited.

Atlanta, Georga is nearby; a day trip to Tennessee; and many small historic towns nearby.

Overall, once we got to our site and began to camp, we had a great time.


  1. McKinney Campground now has a 11 AM checkout. You still cant check in until 4 pm! Many ppl are mad about this. 5 hours to clean the sites? When we were there recently, there was pinestraw all over the sites access roads. They arent cleaning up at all! A few minutes until 11, there were about 16 campers waiting to use the dump station!

  2. We stay in 124 and had a great time. As for the park attendants, she wasn’t mean… nor was she nice. She just seemed mad that she had a “job” to do. I was forwarded by many campers to mind my mouth and just do what they say. We are on vacation. I know you have a job, but if your that pissed at people camping or pulling passed the dreaded white line, get another a job. We are nice people. But I’ll be darned if I’m going to tolerate your attitude on my vacation. Just smile. We are happy to be there…

  3. I do not believe he was saying he didn’t want to follow the rules, just how you enforce the rules. Just by the way you stated this message, I can feel the rudeness coming from it. Learn how to communicate with others (even when there are issues) and everything will flow better. People tend to listen to others when they are not feeling hassled. I was planning a stay, I think I just changed my mind.


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