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Historic Mountain Region, Georgia Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • Allatoona Lake

    Allatoona Lake Allatoona Lake is one of the most frequently visited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation with 270 miles of shoreline and over 12,000 surface aces of water. Located only 30 miles from Atlanta, more than 6 million visitors each year enjoy picnicking, camping, hunting, fishing, swimming ... Allatoona Lake
  • Blue Ridge Lake

    Blue Ridge Lake Blue Ridge Reservoir is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest of north Georgia on the Toccoa River, stretching 11 miles southeast from the dam. The river flows northwest into Tennessee, where it is called the Ocoee River. There's a scenic overlook above the dam and a shaded picnic area near ... Blue Ridge Lake
  • Carters Lake

    Carters Lake Carters Lake embraces a spectacular tract of foothills scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. With 3200 surface acres, its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which include camping, fishing, picnicking, ... Carters Lake
  • Hartwell Lake

    Hartwell Lake Hartwell Lake is one of the most popular Corps lakes in the nation. Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1955 and 1963 as part of a flood control, hydropower, and navigation project, authorized purposes now include recreation, water quality, water supply, and fish and wildlife ... Hartwell Lake
  • Russell Lake

    Russell Lake The Corps' newest lake project on the Savannah River, lying between J. Strom Thurmond Lake to the south and Hartwell Lake to the north, Russell is one of the finest fishing lakes in the Southeast. Hunting opportunities abound as well. The cost of construction of recreational facilities was shared ... Russell Lake
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