Skim across the placid waters of Lake Lanier in a canoe or kayak, or “Shoot the Hooch” – Chattahoochee River – within sight of the Atlanta skyline. Tube along North Georgia’s Toccoa River, or Chattahoochee headwaters near Helen. Paddle across the state, from the Coosa River to the Satilla River, and rivers throughout the state.
Explore Gainesville’s Upper Lanier Water Trail by Kayak! Five lake parks within Gainesville serve as the perfect launch, landing or stopover site for avid or beginning paddlers. This 14 mile section of Lake Lanier is a continuation of the Upper Chattahoochee River Water Trail.
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Recreational area with 32 RV sites: 30-amp electric hook-ups, water, fire ring, picnic table, deck and dump station; 25 primitive camping sites with restrooms and showers; lake, swimming and beach area, playgrounds, picnic pavilion, boat launch, john boat rentals, and a 1.5 mile nature trail. Pet friendly.
Located on beautiful Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, Georgia. They offer accommodations for a family vacation or a romantic getaway. Also offering a full service marina (200 covered wet slips and certified marine mechanical services) and boat rentals (canoe, kayak and pontoon).
Big Hart Campground is located at the confluence of Big Creek and Hart Creek on the western end of beautiful J. Strom Thurmond Lake, the largest Corps of Engineers lake project east of the Mississippi River. This campground has 31 water/electric hookups (50-amp) all spacious and shaded.
New Echota is one of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation and was where the tragic 'Trail of Tears' officially began. Visitors can see 12 original and reconstructed buildings. Nature trails leads visitors to New Town Creek and a small beaver pond.
Brannen Outfitters is a premier outdoor outfitter serving the Southeast. We offer a large selection of guns, bows, and accessories. Come check out our new indoor archery range. We are also the Southeast's largest kayak dealer. We having hunting and fishing supplies, as well as high end clothing for your everyday needs.
This 48-mile stretch of trout water begins at the base of Buford Dam, near Lake Lanier. The river is home to brown and rainbow trout; yellow perch; large-mouth, striped and shoal bass, chain pickerel, bream, catfish and crappie. From Buford Dam to Georgia 500, 19 public accesspoints offer bank access, wading and boating. Restriction: The upper port
15 acres, indoor 25-yard by 25 meter swimming/diving competition pool, outdoor leisure pool with a lazy river, water play structures and two slides, 1.0-mile paved multi-purpose trail with a road crossing to Collins Hill Park across the street. Swimming lessons, water aerobics and other aquatic activities for all ages.
The mountain is similar to both Stone Mountain and Heritage Area sister, Arabia Mountain but unlike either, it has never been quarried. Today, the park has expanded to more than 1,600 acres and includes lakes, a former golf course now returned to nature and early settler homesteads.
Experience Georgia's #1 campground - as rated by Woodall's,locatedintheheartofstate's most popular attraction. We have 431 campsites - 202 with full hook-ups (water/electric/sewer) for R Vs; 191 partial hook-ups (water/electric) for tents, pop-ups and R Vs; plus 56 primitive tent sites.
AOK Watersports is Georgia's premier shop and school for kiteboarding, kitesurfing, stand up paddleboarding, sailing, surfing, skate, and apparel. We specialize in paddleboard lessons, tours, and rentals. We also offer kiteboarding and sailing lessons through our certified instructors.
The Cockpur Lighthouse is on an islet off Cockspur Island, at the South Channel of the Savannah River by Lazaretto Creek. The beacon appears to float at high tide when water covers the islet. As a result of this flooding, access to the lighthouse is most often by small boat or kayak. Crossing by land is not advisable.
Operated by Carroll County, John Tanner Park is best known for its large sand swimming beach. It is a recreational haven for water lovers looking for boating and fishing, and for land-lovers who want to camp, picnic, play mini-golf, volleyball or horseshoes, or hike the nature trail.
Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing on Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hart Outdoor Recreation Area in northeast Georgia. The park's boat ramps and docks offer easy access to all water sports. Visitors can also enjoy hiking/biking trails and a children's playground.
Habersham, home to both the Chattahoochee and Soque Rivers, boasts the best fishing east of the Mississippi. The 30-mile Soque starts and ends in Habersham County, feeding into the Chattahoochee. The Soque is a favorite among fly fishermen. It is not uncommon for anglers to catch a 30+ inch trout.