Lake Lanier Parks Directory

 

Bald Ridge Creek Park

Bald Ridge Creek Park Bald Ridge Creek Park has a boat ramp and swimming beach. The park is very close to Cumming, Browns Bridge Road and exit 17 from the 400 highway. There

Address: Bald Ridge Road Park Rd   City: Cumming

 

 

Balus Creek Park

Balus Creek Park Balus Creek Park is on Balus Creek Drive in Flowery Branch.

It is primarily for launching boats. Facilities are limited to four boat ramps and bathrooms. Pets are allowed.

The park is also popular with fishermen.

Address: Balus Creek Drive   City: Gainesville

 

Bethel Park

Bethel Park Bethel Park is located on Swiss Air Road (off Bethel Road from Browns Bridge Road/Ga. 369). Currently there are restrooms, a boat ramp, and a dock. To see the plans Forsyth County has developed for Bethel Park’s future, go to www.savebethelpark.com

Address: Swiss Air Road

 

Big Creek Park

Big Creek Park Big Creek Park is located at the end of Big Creek Road, off Holiday Road in Buford. It is a popular boat launching park, especially on the weekends in the summer. There is a boat ramp, a boat launch, restrooms, and a small white sanded beach. It is locate
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Address: Big Creek Road   City: Buford

 

Bolding Mill Park

Bolding Mill Park Bolding Mill Park is located off Chestatee Road. It has a boat ramp and dock. It also has a campground though be sure to call ahead to check if the campground is open.

Address: 4055 Chestatee Road   City: Gainesville

 

Buford Dam Park

Buford Dam Park Buford Dam Park is a fee park and costs $4 per vehicle and $1 for pedestrians. It has a beach with a designated swim area, picnic tables on and near the beach, volleyball and basketball areas, a couple of playgrounds, and picnic shelters/pavilions. Shelte
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Address: Buford Dam Park   City: Buford

 

Burton Mill Park

Burton Mill Park Burton Mill Park is located on Yacht Club Road off Gaines Ferry Road. There are picnic tables and grills that line a path bordering the lake, as well as a beach with a designated swim area. Looking out from the beach the University Yacht Club and marinas
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Address: Yacht Club Road   City: Flowery Branch

 

Charleston Park

Charleston Park Charleston Park is located off Browns Bridge Road (Ga. 369). It is a fee park and will cost you $3 to launch your boat. It also has some picnic tables and grills. Restrooms are available at this site.

Address: 6020 Browns Bridge Road

 

Clarks Bridge Park

Clarks Bridge Park A 1996 Olympic Venue and home to the Lake Lanier Rowing Club and the Canoe and Kayak Club, Clarks Bridge Park is an excellent place to enjoy on a summer afternoon. Like other parks on the lake, Clarks Bridge has a boat ramp and dock. Unlike the other park
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Address: Clarks Bridge Park   City: Gainesville

 

Duckett Mill Park

Duckett Mill Park Duckett Mill Park is located in Oakwood on Duckett Mill Road off Dawsonville Highway (Ga. 53). It has a campground and a day use park with a boat ramp.

Address: 3720 Duckett Mill Road   City: Gainesville

 

East Bank Park

East Bank Park East Bank Park is located in Buford off Buford Dam Road (close to the Dam Store). It is a fee park and is mainly used as a boat launching park. There is a boat ramp, dock, and restrooms.

Address: East Bank Park   City: Buford

 

Flowery Branch Park

Flowery Branch Park Flowery Branch Park is close to Starboard Marina. Although it doesn’t have a boat ramp, it does have a small picnic area, playground, nice views, and good fishing.

Address: Flowery Branch Park   City: Flowery Branch

 

Holly Park

Holly Park Holly Park is on Holly Park Drive (off Old Thompson Bridge Road from Thompson Bridge Road) in Gainesville.

The park has a small boat ramp and two positions with beautiful locations overlooking the lake. It also has a reasonably large, sandy swimming b
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Address: Holly Park   City: Gainesville

 

Keith Bridge Park

Keith Bridge Park Keith’s Bridge Park is located off Rt. 306 and Keith Bridge Road. This park is a picnic haven. There are loads of picnic tables and grills that line gorgeous walkways around the lake. If you are looking for something more secluded, drive to the end of t
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Address: Old Keith Bridge Road   City: Gainesville

 

Lanier Park

Lanier Park Located off Budford Dam Road in Buford, Lanier Park is a lovely place to enjoy a nice summer day. It is a fee park, costing $4 per vehicle or $1 for pedestrians. It has a beach, a picnic area with picnic tables and grills, a boat ramp, a 1/2 mile walking
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Address: Lanier Park   City: Buford

 

Lanier Point Park

Lanier Point Park Lanier Point Park is located on Lanier Valley Drive off Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 in Gainesville. It has a softball and baseball complex that has lighting, as well as a picnic pavilion with three picnic tables, a boat ramp, and playground. To reserve the
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Address: Lanier Point Park   City: Gainesville

 

Laurel Park

Laurel Park Laurel Park is one of the very best parks on Lake Lanier.

Set close to the venue for the 1996 Olympic rowing competition, it has tennis, baseball, softball and volleyball facilities in addition to a mile-long running track.

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Address: Laurel Park   City: Gainesville

 

Little Hall Park

Little Hall Park Little Hall Park is a fee park that is located off of Dawsonville Highway (Ga. 53). It includes a boat ramp, picnic tables, and grills. The fee to get in to the park is $1 for pedestrians and bikes and $4 for vehicles.

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Address: Little Hall Park   City: Gainesville

 

Little Ridge Park

Little Ridge Park Little Ridge Park is off Holtzclaw Road and close to Habersham Marina on the south of the lake. It features the Little Ridge walking trail and two boat ramps which are often busy on weekends.

Address: 3295 Lanier Beach South Road   City: Cumming

 

 

Little River Park

Little River Park Little River Park is one of the smaller parks on the lake and is tucked just off Cleveland Highway, north of Gainesville. The park is a popular spot for early morning fishermen and is one of the best bass fishing areas on Lake Lanier. It has restrooms, t
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Address: Little River Park   City: Gainesville

 

Long Hollow Park

Long Hollow Park Long Hollow Park is located off GA 306 on Bryant Road (off Waldrip Road). Long Hollow Park has a boat ramp and some picnic tables along an elevated path that lines the lake. It is a peaceful spot for a picnic. If you want to get to the lake, there are som
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Address: Long Hollow Park Bryant Road   City: Cumming

 

Longwood Park

Longwood Park Longwood Park is located in Gainesville just off Pearl Nix Parkway across from Gainesville High School. It is open from 7am to dark. Though the park does not have a boat ramp, it’s a true family park with many facilities for a nice picnic, party, or famil
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Address: Longwood Park   City: Gainesville

 

Lower Overlook Park

Lower Overlook Park Lower Overlook Park is located in Buford off Buford Dam Road. It has picnic tables and grills and a winter view of Buford Dam. Laurel Ridge Trail (3.8 miles) goes through Lower Overlook Park (as well as Powerhouse Park and Buford Dam Park). There are rest
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Address: Buford Dam Road   City: Buford

 

Lower Pool Park

Lower Pool Park Lower Pool Park is located directly behind Buford Dam.

It is a popular park with canoers and kayakers who launch onto the Chattahoochee River. Its also often visited by fishermen.

Its has picnic spots, benches, large green spaces and large, clean ba
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Address: Buford Dam   City: Buford

 

Mary Alice Park

Mary Alice Park Mary Alice is a Corps of Engineers park and has restroom facilities, picnic, beach and boat ramps. It has been considered as a potential development location because of its south lake location and close proximity to the city Cumming.

Address: 1999 Mary Alice Park Road   City: Cumming

 

Mountain View Park

Mountain View Park Mountain View Park is located on Old 141 Road off Browns Bridge Road (Ga. 369). This quiet and serene park has a boat ramp and dock. It’s a nice, quiet fishing spot and there is a good sheltered beach front in the cove.

Address: Old 141 Road   City: Gainesville

 

Nix Bridge Park

Nix Bridge Park Nix Bridge Park is a small park and boat launch area off Ga. 226.

It has picnic tables with grills and nice views of the lake.

To reach the park, turn right onto Ga. 136 just north of the Dawsonville Outlet Malls and after a mile, turn right onto Ga
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Address: Nix Bridge Park   City: Dawsonville

 

Old Federal Park

Old Federal Park Old Federal Park is off Old Federal Road in Flowery Branch. The park has three boat ramps, beaches, swimming areas, picnic areas and a volleyball court. Old Federal Campground is down the round.

Address: 6219 Old Federal Road   City: Flowery Branch

 

 

Powerhouse Park

Powerhouse Park Located in Buford off Buford Dam Road, Powerhouse Park backs up to the Buford Dam and has lovely views of the Chattahoochee River. It is a favorite spot for hikers, fishermen, tubers, and kayakers. The Laurel Ridge Trail (3.8 miles) goes through this park
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Address: 1050 Buford Dam Road   City: Buford

 

River Forks Park

River Forks Park Located on Keith Bridge Road off Browns Bridge Road (Ga. 369), River Forks Park is a camper’s delight. It offers a 40,000 square foot beach, 63 campsites with electric and water hook-ups (47 lakeside RV campsites), a sewer pump-out station, and much more.
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Address: 3500 Keith Bridge Road   City: Gainesville

 

Robinson Park

Robinson Park Robinson Park is located on Robinson Road off Dawsonville Highway (Ga. 53). It is a small park that has a boat ramp and some restrooms.

Address: Robinson Road   City: Gainesville

 

 

Sardis Creek Park

Sardis Creek Park Sardis Creek Park is located off Antioch Church Road. Locals enjoy picnicking, fishing, and kayaking at this park. It has a boat ramp, many picinic tables with gorgeous views of the lake, and loads of good spots for fishing or putting in a canoe.

Address: Antioch Trail   City: Gainesville

 

Shoal Creek Park

Shoal Creek Park Shoal Creek Park is located in Buford off Shadburn Ferry Road (off Buford Dam Road). It has an access point with one boat ramp. There is a campground called Shoal Creek Campground further down Shadburn Ferry Road.

Address: 6300 Shadburn Ferry Road   City: Buford

 

Simpson Park

Simpson Park Simpson Park is located off Dawsonville Highway (Ga. 53). There is a boat ramp and picnic tables. It has two picnic tables in a beautiful secluded area with gorgeous views of the lake, and then a couple picnic tables more set off in the woods.

Address: Simpson Park Road   City: Gainesville

 

Six Mile Park

Boat ramp, user fee and pets allowed. Six Mile ramp did not open at all during. It was just used for overflow parking for Charleston Park. However, the Metro Atlanta Marine Trade Association paid to have the ramp extended and it is now open more regularly
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Address: 6020 Browns Bridge Road   City: Cumming

 

Thompson Bridge Park

Thompson Bridge Park Located off Thompson Bridge Road (Ga. 60) in Gainesville, Thompson Bridge Park has pretty views of the lake, a boat ramp, a boat dock, and plenty of parking.

Address: Dunlap Landing Road   City: Gainesville

 

 

Thompson Creek Park

Thompson Creek Park Thompson Creek Park is a small park and boat launch area close to the Dawsonville Outlet Malls.

It has a picnic pavilion, large covered BBQ area, bathrooms, plus a boat ramp and dock.

Address: Thompson Creek Park Road   City: Dawsonville

 

Tidwell Park

Tidwell Park Tidwell Park is located off exit 16 on 400. To get to Tidwell Park, follow Pilgrim Mill to the end. Tidwell Park is in a great location for beautiful views. Although there aren’t any picnic tables, there are many benches throughout the park with nice view
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Address: Tidwell Park Boat Ramp   City: Cumming

 

Two Mile Creek Park

Two Mile Creek Park Two Mile Creek is located off Bethel Road (off GA Hwy 369). As the name suggests, this park spreads over a wide area and includes many lovely picnic sites, swimming sites, and fishing spots. Two Mile Creek’s facilities include: a boat ramp, restrooms, pic
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Address: Bethel Road   City: Gainesville

 

Van Pugh Park

Van Pugh Park

Van Pugh North Park is located off Gaines Ferry Road and is a fee park. This park is a popular park, especially on summer weekends when many use the facilities for barbecues and parties. Amenities include: a boat ramp, many picnic tables and grills sca
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Address: Van Pugh Park   City: Flowery Branch

 

Vann’s Tavern Park

Vann's Tavern Park Vann’s Tavern is located on Vann Tavern Road (off Waldrip Circle from Browns Bridge Road/Ga. 369). There is a boat ramp and dock. With its white sand, Vann’s Tavern is a popular swimming hole during the summer months. There is a nice secluded beach fro
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Address: Vann’s Tavern Park   City: Gainesville

 

Wahoo Creek Park

Wahoo Creek Park Located off Mount Vernon Road in Gainesville, Wahoo is a quiet park where you might catch a taxi driver taking a cat nap admist the natural beauty. It’s a small park with a boat ramp, parking, and some secluded paths that lead to the lake.

Address: Mount Vernon Road   City: Gainesville

 

War Hill Park

War Hill Park War Hill Park is a large park and campground on the north end of Lake Lanier, off Ga. 318. It has a large number of primitive campgrounds and for day visitors it has beaches, boat ramps and numerous picnic tables and grills alongside the lake.

Recentl
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Address: War Hill Park   City: Dawsonville

 

West Bank Overlook Park

West Bank Overlook Park West Bank Overlook Park is simply the best place to get good views of Buford Dam. It has a large guide to Lake Lanier at the entrance, but no boat ramp and few picnic tables. People come here to fish or to see the dam.

Address: Buford Dam   City: Buford

 

West Bank Park

West Bank Park West Bank Park is a large, attractive, fee park with great facilities. It has lots of bathrooms, picnic tables, BBQ grills, playgrounds, picnic shelters and pavilions. Pavilions can be reserved by calling 770-945-9531. West Bank Park also has views of Bu
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Address: Buford Dam

 

Young Deer Park

Young Deer Park Young Deer Park is located off Browns Bridge Road (Ga. 369). There is a boat ramp and dock, swing set, beach with designated swim area (though not very accessible with the current lake levels), picnic tables and grills, and a pavilion available for rent.
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Address7300 Heard Road
City: Cumming

 

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