This week’s featured camping & RV getaway is the Grassy Pond FamCamp & Recreation Area at Moody AFB in Georgia! This beautiful recreation area is newly open to the public, making it a perfect spot for a camping trip with family and friends. At the time of publication, Grassy Pond currently has relaxed protocol regarding COVID-19 closures and has returned to their normal operating hours, with the main office open 7 days a week from 0800-1900. Make sure to bring face masks and hand sanitizer, but most activities available on this base are back to their normal operations.
This recreation facility operates year-round, perfect for enjoying the warmer temperatures one can find in Georgia. Reservations can be made up to a year in advance for active duty servicemembers, and up to 6 months in advance for all other patrons. Available spaces include those for campers and trailers, tent spaces, cabins, and cottages. With all of this variety of lodging options for your stay, it’s sure to be a comfortable camping trip! Prices are lower for Military and DoD ID holders, and just slightly higher for civilians. Park entry is free for Military and DoD ID holders, and $5 per vehicle for civilians. Pets are welcome, though they must be leashed and a nightly fee does apply.
Airmen running near Grassy Pond//Image by the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing Public Affairs
Opportunities for adventure are plentiful in and around Grassy Pond. At the recreation site itself, visitors can enjoy basketball courts, boating, fishing, horseshoes, a nature trail, and volleyball. For fishing, note that base and state permits are required. Moody AFB sells fishing licenses on-site, but state licenses must be acquired off base. Hunting is not permitted at Grassy Pond. The water play area, open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, is great for kids. Guests can also rent screened-in pavilions for events, perfect for large family gatherings!
If you’re looking for a beautiful recreation area that operates year-round and has plenty of facilities to support groups both large and small, the Grassy Pond FamCamp & Recreation Area is an excellent option. If you’d like to plan a getaway to Grassy Pond, make sure you bring a copy of our 2021 RV, Camping & Getaways Travel Guide™, for information that will help you travel on less per day, the military way!
** Please note: Due to the impact of COVID 19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.