offers a multitude of water recreation. For those of you that want to take in
every aspect of beauty in the Northeast Georgia mountains, you can paddle down
the waterways in a canoe or go tubing in Helen. For the risk-takers, whitewater
rafting with class 5 waterfalls may be just right for you. There are 5 lakes
just in this area most of which have white sandy beaches for sunning and roped
off areas for your children to swim. There are equipment rentals including
canoes, jet-skis, pontoon boats, etc.
Created in 1925
when Georgia Power flooded the deep valley, Lake Burton is the
largest of the north Georgia lakes at 2,775 acres. With over 62
miles of shoreline, Lake Burton is suitable for boating, camping,
picnicking, swimming, and fishing. Timpson Cove Beach features a
white sand beach that is the perfect spot for a day of family fun.
Located 9 miles from Clayton, Ga.
lake is the perfect spot for boating, fishing, and swimming. Formed
by the Mathis Dam and fed by the Tallulah River, Lake Rabun has 25
beautiful miles of shoreline. Nacoochee Park is just one of the
recreation areas along Lake Rabun's shore. Located 9 miles from
Formed by the
Nacoochee Dam and fed by the Tallulah River, Lake Seed is a 240-acre
lake with 13 miles of shoreline. Its boat ramp and family-friendly
campground with picnic tables, a fishing pier, restrooms, and beach
make this a great spot for a day of fun. Located 10 miles from
At 63 acres and
3.6 miles of shoreline, Tallulah Lake is the smallest and also the
oldest of the north Georgia lakes. Now part of Tallulah Gorge State
Park, the lake features a white sand beach, covered pavilion, picnic
tables, and playground. Located 8 miles South of Clayton.
development, Lake Tugalo remains one of the most serene lakes in
Georgia. Formed by Tugalo Dam and fed by the Tallulah and Chattooga
Rivers, this 597-acre lake has 18 miles of shoreline and is perfect
for fishing and boating. Located 14 miles from Clayton.