Hart Outdoor Recreation Area

Hart Outdoor Recreation Area
Richard B. Russell State Park 706-213-2045

Site-specific reservations are here! You're now able to reserve select campsites at Hart.
Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing on Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hart Outdoor Recreation Area in northeast Georgia. Large mouth bass, hybrid bass, striper, black crappie, bream, rainbow trout and wall-eyed pike can be found in the sparkling waters of this 55,590-acre reservoir. 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. 

A campground is open seasonally, with most sites located on the scenic lake shore. Campsites feature water and electrical hook-ups, while hot showers and a pumping station are nearby.
Make a Reservation

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Reservation Season: March 15–September 15

From September 16–March 14, the campground is closed due to seasonal hours.

Park Hours:

7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 147 Acres
• 61 Campsites — self-registration, seasonal
• 16 Walk-In Campsites — self-registration, seasonal
• Boat Ramp
• Lake Hartwell

Things To Do & See:

• Fishing
• Boating
• Hiking & Biking — 1.5-mile trail
• Playground

Nearby Attractions:

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell
Brazell's Creek Golf Course at Gordonia-Alatamaha
• Cateechee Golf Club
• Elberton, GA
• Georgia Guidestones
• Hartwell Golf Club
Highland Walk Golf Course at Victoria Bryant
Richard B. Russell State Park
Tugaloo State Park
Victoria Bryant State Park

Hart Outdoor Recreation Area
330 Hart Park Road
Hartwell, GA 30643
Hart County

GPS Coordinates:

N 34.376433 | W -082.910666
From Hartwell, drive north on U.S. Highway 29; turn left on Ridge Road and proceed 2 miles to the park.

Park directions map

Hart Outdoor Recreation Area
330 Hart Park Road
Hartwell, GA 30643 View Details

Hart Outdoor Recreation Area