Victoria Bryant State Park RV & Campground Guide
Located just outside Royston and Franklin Springs, Victoria Bryant State Park basks in the rolling hills of Georgia's Piedmont plateau. The 502-acre park features two small ponds for fishing or swimming in the summertime. Additionally, the park boasts an 18-hole golf course, which features water hazards formed by the North Fork of the Broad River. If you didn't bring your clubs, no matter; you can still enjoy the picnic shelters, swimming pool, and short nature trail. The nearest mid-sized city is Athens, which is 30 miles south.
RV Resorts & Campsites in Victoria Bryant State Park
Visitors traveling through Northern Georgia should be prepared to enjoy traditional mouth-watering Southern cuisine, mobs obsessed with Georgia Bulldogs football, and lots of southern hospitality. You'll be able to soak in the best of the area, including Victoria Bryant State Park's campground, when you travel via RV. If you don't own one, consider getting a rental through RVshare.com.
Lake Hartwell RV Park
Lake Hartwell RV Park in Westminster, South Carolina, is an adults-only campground located about 41 minutes away from Royston. The park is pet-friendly and not far from the 15 different waterfalls in the area. Campsite fees are $40 per day, and for those campers who plan to stay for a week, it will run $240. Located down the road is Lake Hartwell, where campers can spend the day fishing, boating, or bird-watching. Park amenities include:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Electricity, sewer, and water hookups
- Picnic tables and fire rings at each site
- Ring toss
- TV room
- 30- and 50-amp sites
Pine Lake RV Campground
With various 30- and 50-amp RV sites, Pine Lake RV Campground is a great year-round camping spot. You can park your RV in a large site, roast some marshmallows around the fire, and make memories with fellow campers as you experience this hidden gem in the city of Athens, Georgia. Rates start at $42 per night. For fun, campers can take a long hike along the nature trails while looking out for local wildlife. You can also do a bit of fishing, or take your dog over to the designated pet area where they can meet a furry companion or two. Park amenities include:
- Full hookup 30- and 50-amp sites
- Restrooms and showers
- Free Wi-Fi
- Pet area
- Cabin rental
- Handicap accessible restrooms
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What to Do at
Victoria Bryant State Park
Inside Victoria Bryant State Park
Victoria Bryant State Park offers many traditional types of outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, and bird-watching. What makes it unique, however, is the full 18-hole golf course located on-site. In addition to spending a full day or weekend playing golf, visitors can practice their bow and arrow skills at the Victoria Bryant State Park Archery Range or spend time geocaching.
Outside Victoria Bryant State Park
The northern Georgia region outside Victoria Bryant State Park has a lot to offer visitors. Royston and the adjacent college town of Franklin Springs have lots of amenities and charming sights. You won’t want to miss out on the local shops, restaurants, and attractions to see before you head home from the Peach State.
Although the first half of this shop's name sounds as though you would find tools and other various hardware items here, you will be happy to find out this is not the case at the Old Corner Hardware Store Sandwich Shop. You may want to drop in for a nice lunch because there are plenty of sandwiches to try here.
Location: 919 Church Street, Royston, GA 30662
Little Japan serves up traditional Japanese dishes such as sushi and various noodle platters. If these two menu ideas don’t do it for you, rest assured that they offer much more. Stop by here for a nice quiet dinner.
Location: 16 Skeleton Street, Royston, GA 30662
Three Sister’s Café
Each day brings a new special to Three Sister’s Café; it can be baked spaghetti and sweet corn one day while the next one brings smothered pork chops and buttered rice. This family-style restaurant is located in Carnesville, which is only about 15 minutes away from the city of Royston.
Type: Southern, Family Restaurant
Location: 9211 Lavonia Road, Carnesville, GA 30521
For a filling dinner or date night, J Peters Grill & Bar is open. You will find burgers, steaks, salads, and ribs on the menu with a decent sized offering of signature drinks and wines.
Type: American, Casual Dining
Location: 95 Owens Drive, Lavonia, GA 30553
211 Main Street Restaurant is a unique restaurant concept that functions as a half-bakery and half-restaurant operation. On the menu, you’ll find salads and specialty sandwiches as well as a long list of sweet treats to calm that sweet tooth. Diners can even purchase freshly frozen dinner casseroles to bring back home and heat up if they prefer to dine that way.
Type: Bakery, Deli
Location: 211 W. Main Street, Lavonia, GA 30553
This discount store located in Royston has everything, including towels, bedding, furniture, clothing, and toys. If you are away camping and realized that you forgot an essential item, chances are high that you will be able to find it here at Roses Discount Stores.
Location: 1059 Franklin Springs Street, Royston, GA 30662
For those who are in the mood for a little bit of energy healing, South Eastern Reiki Institute in Lavonia, Georgia, offers these services as well as educational courses about the benefits and techniques used in Reiki. It is a spiritual practice that focuses on distributing energy to appropriate centers in the body to help relax your mind and body. Even if you have not heard of this practice before, or even believe in it, it still may be an interesting place to stop.
Location: 5730 Vickery Street, Lavonia, GA 30553
Lavonia Antique Market
For people who enjoy spending time browsing the shelves at antique markets – and the spontaneous shopping that comes along with it – Lavonia Antique Market makes for a fun-filled and fascinating afternoon. They have a great collection of antique items sprinkled throughout their store. If you are the type to go into a store with no expectations and come out with an unexpected jewel, this is a stop for you.
Location: 180 Lauren Drive, Lavonia, GA 30553
Vintage Owl is an eclectic little shop that sells home décor, clothing, jewelry, and other unique items that you would commonly find in a gift shop. Just like the antique market, what you find here won’t be found elsewhere, and items change daily.
Location: 5271 West Avenue, Lavonia, GA 30553
Baseball fans will love visiting the Ty Cobb Museum. Ty Cobb was a baseball player who, to this day, still has one of the best all-time batting averages. At the museum, various items that once belonged to this baseball champ are on display. His shoes, hunting gun, and a gifted cigar are among the items at the museum.
Location: 461 Cook Street, Royston, GA 30662
This is one of the smaller waterfalls nearby, but this does not make it any less breathtaking. Riley Moore Waterfall is located right off of the Chauga River, and visitors may want to plan to bring their hiking boots so that they can explore the wooded trails surrounding the waterfall.
Location: Riley Moore Falls Trail, Westminster, SC 29693
The Sandbar is a family-owned business that offers excitement seekers kayak rentals, ziplining tours over the Broad River, and cabin rentals right on the river. Cabin rentals are $75/day Mondays through Thursdays and $80/day from Friday to Sunday. Tent camping is also available for $25/day.
Location: 3435 King Mall Hill Road, Bowman, GA 30624
Operated by the University of Georgia, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia has a variety of gardens for visitors to explore. There is even a garden dedicated to children, which sits on 2.5 acres and teaches families about nature via interactive garden plots and edible plants. Additionally, there is a heritage garden and a more traditional flower garden.
Location: 2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605
Catch a concert or a play at the Georgia Theatre. The theater was originally the YMCA of the city of Athens from 1889 until 1919. Through the years, it was also a church, a Sears store, and a Masonic Temple until it became what it is today.
Location: 215 North Lumpsk in Street, Athens, GA 30601
How to Get to
Victoria Bryant State Park
If you are coming from Atlanta, travel north on highway I-85 and take Exit 160 for Highway 51. Go up the ramp, turn right, and stay on Highway 51 for 10 miles. Turn right at Highway 145 and drive down two miles. Take a left at Highway 29, and go about 100 yards before turning left onto Highway 327. Continue driving to the park entrance on the left.
Entering Victoria Bryant State Park
Victoria Bryant State Park is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Reservations can be made in advance using the park website.
Per person daily pass : $5
Per vehicle (1-12 adults) : $5
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