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Lakes & Recreation

Georgia Power is the largest non-government
provider of recreation facilities in the state. If you are in Georgia, you probably aren't far from a Georgia Power lake or park—and great boating, fishing and swimming!

Nearby areas feature picturesque scenery, hiking trails, picnic areas and campgrounds. In addition, Georgia Power leases about 30,000 acres for use as wildlife management areas operated by the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Come on out and enjoy our great outdoors!

Find And Explore Our Georgia Power Lakes by Region:

West Georgia Lakes
Bartletts Ferry land management office:
1516 Bartletts Ferry Road
Fortson, GA 31808
706-322-0228

Blanton Creek campground
706-643-7737
6111 Lick Skillet Rd
Hamilton GA 31811
Open from March 1st – September 2nd

Central Georgia Lakes
Lake Jackson land management office:
180 Dam Road
Jackson, GA 30233
404-954-4040

Dames Ferry Park campground
478-994-7945
9564 Highway 87
Juliette, GA 31046
Open from March – early September

North Georgia Lakes
North Georgia land management office:
4 Seed Lake Road
Lakemont, GA 30552
706-782-4014

Tallulah Gorge State Park
706-754-7891 (park office)
706-754-7979 (campground)
338 Jane Hurt Yarn Drive
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
Open Year Round

Tugalo Park on Lake Yonah (primitive campsites)
706-754-7970
5264 Tugalo Village Road
Clarksville, GA 30523
Open Year Round

Lake Seed (primitive campsites)
706-782-4014
3633 Crow Creek Road (off Burton Dam Road)
Lakemont, GA 30552
Open from April 1st – November 1st

Tallulah Gorge State Park White Water Releases
First two weekends in April
First three weekends in November

East Georgia Lakes
Lake Oconee/Sinclair land management office:
125 Wallace Dam Road
Eatonton, GA 31024
706-484-7500

Lawrence Shoals campground
706-485-5494
123 Wallace Dam Road
Eatonton, GA 30124
(Located near Wallace Dam; off Highway 16)
Open from March 1st – September 2nd

Old Salem campground
706-467-2850
1530 Old Salem Road
Greensboro, GA 30642
(Located near the middle of Lake;
off Highway 44)

Open from March 1 – September 29

Parks Ferry campground
706-453-4308
1491 Parks Mill Road
Greensboro, GA 30642
(Located off Highway 44; near I-20)
Open from May 1st – September 22nd

Rocky Creek (Day-Use Only)
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Open from May 1st – September 2nd


Recreational Activities

Want to jump in? Get details and tips for safely enjoying our lakes and parks.

Fishing Our Lakes

On the lookout for a great fishing spot? See what you can catch on one of our lakes.

Living on The Lakes

If you live on one of our lakes, stay connected with us at GeorgiaPowerLakes.com.


Water Safety
Before going in the water, review these water safety rules and reminders.

Volunteer Programs
Georgia's 70,150 miles of streams and rivers need your help. Join a local cleanup group.

Hydroelectric Power
Why does Georgia Power own lakes? See how we use water to generate electricity in our state.

Lakes & Recreation FAQs
Questions about our lakes and recreation areas? We may already have your answer here.


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