Northeast Georgia Mountains / Lavonia

Tugaloo State Park

1763 Tugaloo State Park Rd.
Lavonia, GA 30553

706-356-4362 | 800-864-7275
  • Lake Hartwell at Tugaloo State Park

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  • Camping at Tugaloo State Park

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Situated on a wooded peninsula, Tugaloo's cottages and most campsites offer spectacular views of 55,590-acre Lake Hartwell in every direction. Some cottages even have private boat docks for overnight guests. Tent campers can choose between the developed campground or primitive sites located a short walk from the parking area. During summer, the lake is a popular destination for swimming, water skiing, sailing and boating. Both the Sassafras and Muscadine hiking trails wind through oak, walnut, mulberry and cherry trees.

Tugaloo State Park boasts a six-lane mega ramp used for large fishing tournaments and easy lake access. Fishing is excellent year-round, and large-mouth bass are plentiful. The name "Tugaloo" comes from an Indian name for the river which once flowed freely prior to the construction of Hartwell Dam.

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

    Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Rentals

    Canoe / Kayak

    Site Information

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals, Dump Station, Number of Sites, Pull-thru Sites, RVs Permitted, Tenters Welcome, Yurts

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Trail Clean Up - Your State Parks Day

    Trail Clean Up - Your State Parks Day

    09/30/2017 - 09/30/2017

    Calling all volunteers! Join the park staff to help cleanup our trail system. We will organize groups to help gather and dispose of trash and nature debris. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water and work gloves. The rest of the equipment will be provided. All volunteers will receive a free park pass for the day of the event.

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