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Tugaloo State Park

 
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"The serene setting of Tugaloo State Park is your starting point to creating family memories with spectacular sunrise and sunset views from the shores of Lake Hartwell, exceptional recreational opportunities, rich cultural heritage and natural resources of the Appalachian Mountains Foothills."

Situated on a wooded peninsula, Tugaloo’s cottages and most campsites offer spectacular views of 55,590-acre Lake Hartwell in every direction. Some cottages even have private boat docks for overnight guests. Tent campers can choose between the developed campground or primitive sites located a short walk from the parking area. During summer, the lake is a popular destination for swimming, water skiing, sailing and boating. Both the Sassafras and Muscadine hiking trails wind through oak, walnut, mulberry and cherry trees.
 
Tugaloo State Park boasts a six-lane mega ramp used for large fishing tournaments and easy lake access. Fishing is excellent year-round, and large-mouth bass are plentiful. The name “Tugaloo” comes from an Indian name for the river which once flowed freely prior to the construction of Hartwell Dam.

Backyard Games - Kids to parks day
Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Youth Kayak 101 (Ages 9-12) - Kids to outdoors day
Saturday, May 21, 2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Tugaloo's Moonshine "Hidden Gem"
Saturday, May 28, 2016 10 AM - 11:30 AM

A Memorable Memorial Day
Saturday, May 28, 2016 10 AM - 9 PM

Folk Roots, Shoreline Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM - 11:15 AM

Fire on the Lake, Sunset Paddle
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Shoreline Cleanup
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 10 AM - 11 AM

Kayaking 101
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 1 PM - 2 PM

Angling 101 - Get outdoors month
Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Jr. Ranger Camp (ages 8-12)
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 10 AM - 3 PM

Junior Ranger Camp, ages 5-7
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 10 AM - 2 PM

Night Time Astronomy with the Atlanta Astronomy Club
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 6 PM - 9 PM

Mushroom Walk
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Harvest Happenings
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 7 PM - 9 PM




Address
1763 Tugaloo State Park Road
Lavonia, GA 30553

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 34.499100 | W -083.078100


Take I-85 exit #173 north on Georgia 17; follow park signs to Gerrard Road, turn right. Go 1.5 miles to Highway 328 and turn left. Proceed 3.3 miles to park; entrance on right.



Phone
(706) 356-4362

 
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