Classic South / Lincolnton

Elijah Clark State Park

2959 McCormick Hwy.
Lincolnton, GA 30817

706-359-3458 | 800-864-7275
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This park is located on the western shore of 71,100-acre Clarks Hill Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Southeast. With its boat ramps and accessible fishing pier, it is especially popular with anglers and boaters. A sandy swimming beach welcomes visitors to cool off during Georgia summers. Rental cottages are located on the lake's edge, and the spacious campground is nestled into the forest. Tent campers will enjoy extra privacy in the walk-in section.
Elijah Clark State Park is named for a frontiersman and Georgia war hero who led pioneers during the Revolutionary War. A log cabin replica of the Clark home displays furniture, utensils and tools circa 1780 and is open weekends April through November. Visitors can also view the graves of Clark and his wife, Hannah.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Lodging On Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup

    Number of Sites: 160

    RVs Permitted

    Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Christmas Drive Thru Lights

    Christmas Drive Thru Lights

    12/01/2017 - 12/23/2017

    Friends of Elijah Clark State Park will be hosting Christmas Lights in the park. Drive-thru the park and enjoy the beautiful lighted Christmas displays from the comfort of your vehicle. Young and old will certainly enjoy the festive views sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

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  • Colonial Christmas

    Colonial Christmas

    12/17/2017 - 12/17/2017

    Visitors will create corn husk angles, clothes-pin reindeer, and visit Elijah Clark's home, which will be decorated for the season. Santa will be available for young children to visit during the house tour.

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  • First Day Hike and Polar Plunge

    First Day Hike and Polar Plunge

    01/01/2018 - 01/01/2018

    Join us the first day of 2018 on a three-mile hike through Elijah Clark State Park, then take a plunge into Clark's Hill Lake. Whose brave enough to bare the elements? We will complete the day with a bonfire, hot dog roast and hot chocolate. ($1 for food and drink items.)

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  • Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival

    Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival

    05/03/2018 - 05/05/2018

    Adams Bluegrass, LLC presents the 6th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival at Elijah Clark State Park. Little Roy and Lizzy will perform all three days.

    For all 3-day ticket holders, there will be a free barbeque and covered dish supper on Wednesday at 6 p.m. with jamming afterwards! Visit for details.

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