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Hartwell Lakeside Park

Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing on Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hartwell Lakeside Park 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.


Reservations, Accommodations & Facilities

  • 147 Acres
  • Lake Hartwell
  • 42 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites (NOTE: campsites 4, 5, & 7 only have one 30amp receptacle)
  • 16 Walk-In Campsites — site-specific
  • 3 Picnic Shelters
  • Boat Ramp
  • Playground

Things To Do & See


Nearby Attractions