Classic South / Lincolnton

Bussey Point Recreation Area

Double Branches Rd.
Lincolnton, GA 30817

864-333-1100 | 800-533-3478
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Bussey Point is a hidden gem of horse trails on the shore of J. Strom Thurmond Lake/Clarks Hill.

The area consists of over 2,500 forested acres with an abundance of wildlife, making it ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Closed to vehicular traffic, there are over 20 miles of well-marked wooded equestrian trails and natural surfaced roads, perfect for hours of riding enjoyment.

Thanks to a 2013 partnership project between local equestrian volunteers and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, there is now an enlarged day parking (free) area, as well as 14 primitive campsites large enough for living quarter horse trailers. Highlines for tethering horses have been erected at each campsite, and there is a new well with a hand pump. Ten sites, many of which are pull through, are immediately adjacent to the day parking area, and four others are located approximately a quarter mile away in close proximity to the boat ramp.

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

    Admission Free


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Pet-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

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