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Lake Hartwell Day Use Areas

Big Oaks Recreation Area

Open year-round. Park hours: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. unless ac-

tively fishing or boat launching.

Big Oaks is located off of US Hwy 29 in Hart County, ap-

proximately 1 mile from Hartwell Dam and the Georgia/

South Carolina state line, next to the Lake Hartwell Office.

Amenities: Two lane launching ramp, restrooms, drinking

water, picnic area, large picnic shelter (reservable!), facili-

ties for handicapped, playground, courtesy dock, ramp secu-

rity light, paved walking trail.

Picnic shelter can be reserved in advance for $100. $3 per

vehicle for boat launching.

Elrod Ferry Recreation Area

Boat launching ramp open year-round (restrooms open sea-

sonally); park open May 1 - Sept. 9. Park hours: 6 a.m. - 10

p.m. unless actively fishing or boat launching.

Elrod Ferry is located off of US Hwy 29 in Hart County,

approximately 2.5 miles north of the city of Hartwell and ap-

proximately 3 miles from the Hartwell Dam and the Georgia/

South Carolina state line.

Amenities:Launching ramp, restrooms, drinking water,

picnic area, 2 picnic shelters (reservable!), 2 playgrounds,

3 designated swim beach areas, facilities for handicapped,

courtesy dock, ramp security light, volleyball court.

Picnic shelters can be reserved in advance for $50 (each).

$4 per vehicle day use fee regardless of activity.

Georgia River Recreation Area

Area open year-round, restrooms and campground open sea-

sonally. Park hours: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. unless actively fishing.

Georgia River is located on the Savannah River just below

the Hartwell Dam in Hart County. It offers a great setting for

fishing, primitive camping, walking or sightseeing. Restroom

facilities are conveniently located in the park and there is a

picnic area and several fishing piers.

Mary Ann Branch Access

Season: Open year-round. Park hours: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. un-

less actively fishing or boat launching.

Mary Ann Branch is located in Hart County. From Hart-

well, take GA 51 (Chandler Street/Reed Creek Hwy) approxi-

mately 8 miles, follow brown directional signs. Amenities:

Launching ramp, courtesy dock. No fee.

Singing Pines Recreation Area

Boat launching ramp open year-round; park open April 1 -

Sept. 9. Park hours: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. unless actively fishing

or boat launching

Singing Pines is located in Anderson County, S.C. off US

Hwy 29, approximately 1 mile from GA/SC state line.

Amenities: Launching ramp (2 lanes), restrooms, drink-

ing water, picnic area, picnic shelters (reservable!) 2 play-

grounds, 2 designated swim beaches, facilities for handi-

capped, fishing pier, courtesy dock, ramp security light.

$4 per vehicle regardless of activity; picnic shelters can be

reserved in advance for $50 (each).

Fun Activities

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Picinic Shelters and Day Use Recreation Area Rentals:

are available at many U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oper-

ated parks on Lake Hartwell. These shelters and day use

areas are ideal for family reunions, birthday parties, church

picnics, civic group meetings, company picnics, and other

group outings.

Reservations are made by calling the the National Recre-

ation Reservation Service toll-free at 877-444-6777 or on-

line at

www.recreation.gov.

For general questions you may call the Lake Hartwell Of-

fice toll-free at 888-893-0678, however, reservations can no

longer be made through this office. Reservations must be

made a minimum of 2 days in advance and can be made up

to 360 days in advance.