Magnolia Midlands / Lumber City

Ocmulgee River

Hwy. 341
Lumber City, GA 31549


The Ocmulgee River is known for its unspoiled and gentle currents. The World Record Largemouth Bass was caught in an oxbow on the Ocmulgee River in 1932 by George Perry. Along the Ocmulgee River are several prehistoric sites of Native American villages and Spanish explorer sites.

These waters are known for a truly amazing experience in canoeing, kayaking, fishing and camping.

The boat ramps in Telfair County along the river are:

1. Lumber City Boat Ramp located just off US Hwy 341 in Lumber City

2. McRae's Landing located own Hwy 117 (East River Road) about 3 miles west of Lumber City.

3. Staves Landing located just off of Hwy 117 (East River Road) about 10 miles west of Lumber City or 10 miles East of Jacksonville.

4. Jacksonville Landing located just off of US Hwy 441 in Jacksonville, Ga.

5. Hinson's Landing located on Hinson's Landing Rd off Hwy 221 north of Hazlehurst, Ga.A

6. Towns Bluff Landing located on Hwy 221 north of Hazlehurst.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Free Parking

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Open Year 'Round


    Canoe / Kayak

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Three Rivers BBQ Fest

    Three Rivers BBQ Fest

    05/04/2018 - 05/05/2018

    Join us for a professional BBQ competition held the first weekend in May on the banks of the Altamaha River. The contest is sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association. We hope to see you there!

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  • Three Rivers Festival

    Three Rivers Festival

    05/05/2018 - 05/05/2018

    Join us for the Three Rivers Festival at the Towns Bluff Heritage Center on the historic Altamaha River, eight miles north of Hazlehurst, Ga. The festival features arts and crafts, local musicians in concert, lots of food and fun.

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  • Three Rivers Paddle

    Three Rivers Paddle

    05/18/2018 - 05/20/2018

    Join paddlers from across the state for The Three Rivers Paddle and camping trip. 

    Participants will camp at Towns Bluff Park on the banks of the mighty Altamaha River. Full RV facilities are available along with tent camping under majestic south Georgia pines. The weekend will be spent exploring the natural wonders of three great Georgia rivers - the Ocmulgee, the Oconee and the Altamaha. 

    Camping space is limited, and a limited amount of camping gear is available from the Ge... read more