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Old 02-23-2006, 01:55 AM   #1
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UPDATED 4/1/2006

The campout will be at Bald Mountain Park. http://www.baldmountainpark.com in Hiawassee, Georgia the weekend of May 19-21, 2006.

The park office is open daily 10-5. Our group rate for the nights of our campout is $21 per night for a back in site and $25 for a pull through. Our sites surround the west pavillion near the creek. The park owner will keep us together and possibly shift us as the size of the group changes. To receive your discount, when making your reservation tell them you are a Fiberglass RVer. A $25 deposit is required for your reservation. The deposit is 100% refundable if you cancel at least 7 days before the reservation date. Please make your reservation by calling 1-706-896-2274.

The park honors Good Sam, Escapees and FMCA discounts.

All FGRVs are welcome.

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OK, a date has been set. We are still looking for the right spot. Several of us are having a get together / mini-rally in North Georgia where most of us live the weekend of May 21st. Im posting here to get your attention. If you are interested in joining in to make this happen, please speak up now to show your interest. Right now, we are considering private parks near Dahlonega, Helen and Hiawassee as well as Vogel State Park.

The topic will be moved to the Rally thread as it builds.
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Old 02-23-2006, 07:48 AM   #2
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OK, a date has been set. We are still looking for the right spot. Several of us are having a get together / mini-rally in North Georgia where most of us live the weekend of May 21st. Im posting here to get your attention. If you are interested in joining in to make this happen, please speak up now to show your interest.
Possiblity. Will see.
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Old 02-23-2006, 10:11 AM   #3
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OK, a date has been set. We are still looking for the right spot. Several of us are having a get together / mini-rally in North Georgia where most of us live the weekend of May 21st. Im posting here to get your attention. If you are interested in joining in to make this happen, please speak up now to show your interest. Right now, we are considering private parks near Dahlonega, Helen and Hiawassee as well as Vogel State Park.

The topic will be moved to the Rally thread as it builds.
I am new to this camping thing. Have purchased a used Trillium. live in Coastal North Carolina. May be interested. Will keep checking the posting for further information.
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Old 02-23-2006, 10:27 AM   #4
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Wish I still lived in North GA, any of those would be a great place to camp.
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Old 02-23-2006, 10:39 AM   #5
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Count me in! Let me know how I can help.

I know where there is a great waterfall slide in a mountain stream in that area (and it's free!)

Suz, I wish you still lived in N Ga, too. Any chance you could get here for this rally?
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Old 02-24-2006, 11:06 AM   #6
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Well Shucks!

We had so much fun over at the Myrtle Beach Rally we might sidle up the mountain and see what's happenin'. Especially if we can wake up some of our South Carolina eggheads so they can come on over too. We will be takin' off to the wild west to Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming and parts west the week after the rally...might be a good shakedown cruise.

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Any chance you could get here for this rally?
Unfortunately, it's not really feasible for me. I have several trips in the "works" for this spring and early summer, but they are all the opposite direction.
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Old 02-24-2006, 07:15 PM   #8
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I'm in. I have marked my calendar fot May 19th, 20th and 21st.
I am excited.
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Old 02-25-2006, 02:17 PM   #9
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There have been several state parks suggested for our gathering. The state parks in North Georgia are lovely and popular. The head count of those saying they are going (this site and other sites) is already at a point that I'm thinking that we may have to utilize a private park. Amicalola Falls has 24 total campsites and the group is already at 20 RVs and the notice hasn't been up a full weekend yet. Vogel and Unicoi are much larger parks but their current reservations have locked out 1/2 to 2/3 of their available spaces.

I'm currently talking to a couple of private parks to see if they will offer a group rate. The ballpark figure I'm giving them is 15-30 RVs, mostly 16ft and under with a few in the 17-20 ft range. Because the state parks are so nice, most of the private parks in the area are not booked this far out. The private parks tend to get the overflow from the state facilities.

I should be able to post a location or range of options in a few days.
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Old 02-25-2006, 03:57 PM   #10
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Slight possibility I can make it. I grew up near Ellijay, but I rarely return to the North Georgia mountains. I think my wife will be attending a convention in Las Vegas that weekend, but I'm not going with her. It will depend on whether I can get some time off from work.
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hmmm ... I moved to Alabama 8 months ago and have camped a few times in NE and NW Georgia ... might be fun to meet a bunch of folks in this end of the continent ... I'll keep checking back.
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Old 03-13-2006, 08:53 PM   #12
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I got an email from the campground today. They said they had reserved 20 pull-through sites for us. They seem to be trying to fill up the pull-throughs first. There are less expensive back in sites available. Don't let them bulldog you. Ask for what you want.
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Old 03-16-2006, 09:25 PM   #13
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Benita,
We are looking forward to the Bald Mountain Park weekend May 19-21 and seeing you again. We are in site 50. We plan to arrive on Friday afternoon.
Frank and Reba McFee
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Hi, the long-range weather forcast says we should be able to free L'EGGO from her ice and snow prison by mid-May. and Bald Mountain looks like a fun start to the camping season. We look forward to seeing another corner of the USA, putting faces on FGRV names and making new friends; maybe even seeing some old (i.e. long-time) friends?

We were all set to sign up today, then noticed the office is closed until Tues. at 10:00 -- we'll be on the blower then.

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