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

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup, Number of Sites, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Archery for Beginners

    Archery for Beginners

    05/27/2017 - 10/22/2017

    Haven't shot an arrow yet? Would you like to learn and sharpen your archery skills? Either way, you'll be guided and taught by our experienced ranger. Pre-registration is encouraged. Arrive at 10 a.m. This event will be every Saturday starting March 18, 2017 until October 21, 2017. We have 3 time frames 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM

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  • National Trails Day Night Hike

    National Trails Day Night Hike

    06/03/2017 - 06/03/2017

    We will explore the sounds and smells of the night. You may even hear an owl hoot or a coyote howl. Bring a flashlight for safety. However, we will not be using them through the hike.

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  • Junior Ranger Camp

    Junior Ranger Camp

    06/08/2017 - 06/10/2017

    Junior Ranger Camp will be a three-day camp for children ages 6-12 to experience the outdoors through a variety of activities. Day 1: Children will master the skill of archery and learn pioneer games and crafts. Day 2: Children will participate in a GPS scavenger hunt and make a T-shirt craft. Day 3: Children will canoe and play water games.

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  • Full Moon Paddle

    Full Moon Paddle

    06/09/2017 - 06/09/2017

    Join a guided tour of Clark Hill Lake and enjoy a peaceful paddle under the bright moon. Enjoy the night sky as you star gaze and hear the different night sounds. The program will go on if it is cloudy or light rain. Life jackets and paddles provided.

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  • Moonlight Canoe Trip

    Moonlight Canoe Trip

    06/09/2017 - 10/05/2017

    Join us on a moonlit canoe paddle. Register in advance because space is limited. Cost $10 per person or $15 for a canoe. Meet at the bath house down by the canoes to get your paddles and life jacket.

    Friday, June 9, 2017
    8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Monday, August 7, 2017
    8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, September 6, 2017
    7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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  • Hats Off To America

    Hats Off To America

    07/01/2017 - 07/01/2017

    Come celebrate our independence with a bicycle parade and many fun contests, such as the best patriotic costume, best patriotic bicycle, watermelon eating contest, golf cart parade, best decorated campsite, water wars, bingo, and an ice cream party.

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