Campgrounds at Eatonton, Georgia

Campgrounds at Eatonton, Georgia
Eatonton is a city located in North Georgia. The main attractions of the area are Oconee Lake and Lake Sinclair, ideal for fishing, swimming or any form of boating. In addition, there are numerous hiking trails around Oconee National Forest and Oconee Springs Park. Whether you are hoping to camp down with a tent or bring your RV along, you will find a choice of campgrounds near both lakes.

Lawrence Shoals Park

Lawrence Shoals Park is located on Lake Oconee. The park has 49 sites, all with water and electricity hookups at 20/30/50 amps. In addition, some of the sites are for extended stay. Other facilities include RV storage, dump station and laundry. The campground is open year-round. Both pets and big rigs are welcome at Lawrence Shoals. The park's lakeside location makes it convenient for kayaking and lake fishing. The 19,000-acre lake is home to bass, catfish and bream. In addition, there is a ramp for boating and many hiking trails around the lake.

Lawrence Shoals Park
Highway 16
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 485-5494
georgiapower.com/lakes/Oconee.asp

Oconee National Forest Lake Sinclair Campground

The Lake Sinclair campground is located in Oconee National Forest. Lake Sinclair is the sister lake of Lake Oconee. The campgrounds have 44 sites with a maximum RV length of 22 feet. Just six of the sites have water and electricity hookups. Other amenities at the campground include a dump station, grills and picnic tables. The park is open from March 15 until Dec. 4. No reservations are required to stay at the campground, but the maximum length of stay is 14 days. Activities available nearby include hiking around the 1.8-mile Twin Bridges Foot Trail and swimming or water-skiing on Lake Sinclair.

Oconee National Forest Lake Sinclair Campground
Oconee National Forest,
Monticello, GA 31032
(770) 297-3000
fs.usda.gov

Oconee Springs Park

The campground at Oconee Springs Park is located on 12 acres adjacent to Lake Sinclair. The park has 40 sites in total and is open year-round. Of the 40 sites, 37 have water and electricity hookups (30 amps). There are also cabins available. In addition, there is a dump station, laundry facilities and a convenience store. At the campgrounds, you will find a boat launch. You can also fish Lake Sinclair, which is mostly populated with catfish and largemouth bass.

Oconee Springs Park
109 South Spring Road
Eatonton, GA 31024-8176
(706) 485-8423
putnamcountyga.us/oconee_springs.asp

Article Written By Shiromi Nassreen

Shiromi Nassreen has been writing professionally since 2005. She specializes in travel and outdoor topics, and her articles have appeared in various print and online publications, including "DISfunkshion Magazine" and Matador Travel. Nassreen holds a Bachelor of Arts in theatre studies from Rose Bruford College of Speech & Drama.

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