Top 10 Lakes in Georgia
Clarks Hill Lake: officially designated J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir at the federal level, and Clarks Hill Lake in Georgia, is a man-made reservoir at the border between Georgia and South Carolina .
Lake Sinclair:came to life in 1953. It is a man-made lake encompassing 15,300 acres (62.04 km2) of winding coves and several vast stretches of open water, boasting 417 miles of shoreline.
Lake Allatoona:is a reservoir built by the US Army Corps of Engineers on the Etowah River in Georgia’s northwest region. The ruins of Etowah’s town are now at the bottom of the lake.
Lake Seminole:located near the Florida border, is closer to the city of Tallahassee than any other metropolitan area in Georgia. Spanning 37,500 acres, it is the perfect spot for fishing, boating.
West Point Lake: Maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers, it is the smallest of the four major USACE lakes, containing 25,864 acres of water and has the second shortest shoreline at 604 miles.
Richard B. Russell Lake:The lake consists of 26,650 acres (108 km2) of water and 540 miles of shoreline, which has a couple of state parks that provide boating access and picnic spots.
Walter F. George Lake:is a 45,000-acre (182.8 km2) lake on the Chattahoochee River along the state line of Alabama and Georgia. Known as the “Big Bass Capital of the World,”.
Lake Hartwell: is the second largest lake in the state, with approximately 56,000 acres of water! Encompassing parts of the Savannah, Tugaloo, and Seneca rivers, Lake Hartwell has a 978-mile.
Lake Lanier:often referred to as Lake Lanier, is a reservoir that stretches out over 37,000 acres and 692 miles of shoreline along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northeast Georgia.
Lake Oconee: is a reservoir on the Oconee River near Greensboro and Eatonton in central Georgia, United States. This large lake covers a surface area of 19,071 acres and has 374 miles of shoreline.