Burton Trout Hatchery is located in Rabun County on Moccasin Creek next to Lake Burton. The hatchery is approximately 20 miles north of Clarkesville on Georgia Highway 197. There is a family fishing pond open daily for channel catfish from 8 a.m.–6 p.m., with a limit of four fish. Burton Hatchery provides stocking support for Georgia trout streams and public waters.
Some parks are experiencing large crowds on certain days. Park staff may temporarily limit access to ensure social distancing and protect the health of the public and our employees. Please understand that admission may be limited for several hours and will reopen once there is available capacity. Click here to read our coronavirus response before visiting because some facilities & activities are limited.