River Forks Park

NE Georgia Mountains

River Forks Park

River Forks Park

3500 Keith Bridge Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504

770-531-3952 | 770-535-8280


The "Crown Jewel" of the park system, River Forks Park is located off Brown's Bridge Road West, on Old Keith Bridge Road, four miles from downtown Gainesville. Lake Sidney Lanier surrounds the 118-acre park, and the primary features include a large sand and grass swimming beach with large restrooms and hot showers. The park has 60 picnic sites with tables and grills in the day-use area. In the center of the park is a multipurpose activity hall with fireplace, restrooms, catering kitchen, large outdoor patio with six picnic tables and a large grill for rent. (Facility will accommodate 75 to 100 people and is ideal for parties and small family reunions.) Adjacent to this facility are horseshoe and shuffleboard courts. Other park amenities offer fishing, hiking, and a sand volleyball court.

RV and tent campers are welcome with 63 sites. Park is closed January and February.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Monday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Thursday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Friday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Saturday: 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    12-15 Person $12.00

    6-8 Persons $8.00

    9-11 Persons $10.00

    Use for Boat Ramp $5.00

    Van/Buses $17.00

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Shower Facilities

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Site Information

    Dump Station, Number of Sites, Pull-thru Sites, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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