Carters Lake

Oakman
Historic High Country

Carters Lake

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.

  • 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 $0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

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