Historic High Country / Oakman

Carters Lake

Highway 382
Oakman, GA 30732

706-334-2248
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Carters Lake embraces a spectacular tract of foothills scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northwest Georgia. Its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which include camping, fishing, picnicking, boating, hikingĀ and bird watching.

Carters Lake has 3,200 surface acres and is more than 450 feet deep. Carters Dam is the tallest earthen dam east of Mississippi river. Carters Lake shoreline has no private docks or development along 62 miles of natural shoreline. The lake is named after Farrish Carter who owned property nearby in the 1800s.

Carters Lake has a privately ran, full service marina offering boat docks, cabins rentals and boat rentals. 706-276-4891

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

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee 4.00

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Lodging On Site, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Rentals Available

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Near Interstate Highway

    575, 75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages