Carters Lake

Location

1850 Carters Dam Rd.
Oakman GA 30732

Rates

  • Admission Fee: $4

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Tuesday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Wednesday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Thursday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Friday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Saturday : 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Sunday : 12:00am - 12:00am
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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, hiking 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 run, full-service marina offering boat docks, cabins rentals and boat rentals. 706-276-4891

Amenities
Facility Amenities
  • Parking on Site
  • Boat Launch
  • Lodging On Site
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Public Restrooms
  • Rentals Available
  • Maps & Brochures Available
Near Interstate Highway
  • 575
  • 75
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Partially Accessible
  • Open Year 'Round