Classic South / Lincolnton

Elijah Clark State Park

2959 McCormick Hwy.
Lincolnton, GA 30817

706-359-3458 | 800-864-7275
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Located on the western shore of 70,000-acre Clarks Hill Lake, this park is named for a frontiersman and Georgia war hero who led pioneers during the Revolutionary War. A renovated and furnished log cabin museum displays furniture, utensils and tools circa 1780 and is open for weekend tours April through November. Visitors can also view the graves of Clark and his wife, Hannah. Anglers and boaters will enjoy the park's location on the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River. Cottages are located on the lakes edge, and the spacious campground is nestled into the forest.

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

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Lodging On Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Archery for Beginners

    Archery for Beginners

    07/30/2016 - 10/22/2016

    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.

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  • Night Hike

    Night Hike

    08/05/2016 - 08/05/2016

    Who-Who - what animal makes that sound? Discover what animal makes that sound as hikers explore Georgia's nightlife on a walk through the woods after dark.

    Saturday, Jul 9, 2016
    8 p.m.

    Saturday, Jul 23, 2016
    8 p.m.

    Friday, Aug 5, 2016
    8 p.m.

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  • Full Moon Paddle

    Full Moon Paddle

    08/18/2016 - 09/16/2016

    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. Meet at Bathhouse 1 to receive your life jackets. Time: 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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  • Your State Parks Day

    Your State Parks Day

    09/24/2016 - 09/24/2016

    We will begin the day with a beach sweep. Help us clean the shoreline beginning at 8 a.m. At 10 a.m., our kids fishing rodeo begins. Kids 15 and younger will enjoy fishing in a stock cove. The fun will continue from 12 p.m.- 2 p.m. with a kids bouncy house and water fun.

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  • Junior Ranger Camping 101

    Junior Ranger Camping 101

    10/01/2016 - 10/01/2016

    Teach our Junior Rangers how to set up a tent properly, share with them tips on camping, lightning safety, and what to do if they get lost in the woods. Learn about snake awareness and the different species we have in Georgia.

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  • Fall Fest

    Fall Fest

    10/07/2016 - 10/10/2016

    Fall Fest kick off begins Friday night with movies. On Saturday at 10 a.m., we will offer archery with scarecrows and pumpkins. Starting at 4 p.m., Fall Fest activities include pumpkin bowling, mini-golf, hayrides, apple bobbing, bouncy house, ring the scarecrows and more. The night will end with storytelling. Sunday night bingo and Monday Jr. Rangers.

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  • Haunted Park

    Haunted Park

    10/28/2016 - 10/29/2016

    Our haunted park will start off with movie night on Friday. Archery Saturday morning will include witches and ghosts. On Saturday, we will have a costume contest and Halloween activities which will include Elijah Clark house tours, witches and ghosts mini-golf, ring the monsters and more. Our haunted house will open from 6-9:30 p.m.

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  • Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival

    Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival

    05/04/2017 - 05/06/2017

    Adams Bluegrass, LLC presents the 5th Annual Little Roy & Lizzy Music Festival at Elijah Clark State Park. Little Roy and Lizzy will perform all three days. Thursday festivities will include The Band Kelley, The Marksmen, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, Jeff & Sheri Easter & Connie Smith. Friday's line-up will include Leroy Troy, The Rebekah Long Band, The Chuck Wagon Gang, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage & Daryle Singletary. Saturday's line-up will feature The Jeff Little Trio, The Doug Flowers Band, ... read more