Richard B. Russell State Park
OPEN SEASONALLY: From September 16–March 14, the park is closed.
» Campground Notice:
The campground is self-registration only. It is open on a first-come, first-served basis from March 15–September 15.
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 self-registration 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.