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Thompson Creek Park Shelter (Ga)

Lake Sidney Lanier



Thompson Creek Park is a beautiful 30 mile north of Buford Dam on Lake Sidney Lanier. Visitors can enjoy a variety of recreational activities such as fishing, swimming, wake boarding, kayaking and hiking. The park offers picnic areas and restrooms and stunning views of the lake and Chattahoochee River.


Thompson Creek Park lies approximately 30 miles north of Buford Dam on Lake Sidney Lanier. The site features beautiful views of the lake as well as excellent access to swimming, picnicking and boating. The lake, name of the poet, Sidney Lanier, is well known for its aqua-blue colored water, spectacular scenery and variety of recreational activities. Each year, approximately 11.8 million people come to visit.


Visitors can access the Laurel Ridge Hiking Trail from multiple locations and parks. The trail is a 3.5 mile loop that offers great views of the lake and Chattahoochee River. Fisherman can expect to catch a variety of species including bass, catfish and panfish. Activities include fishing, swimming, wake boarding, kayaking and hiking.


Thompson Creek Park offers access to picnic areas and restrooms.

Natural Features

Lake Lanier boasts 38,000 surface acres, 690 miles of shoreline and over 100 small islands. Its location in the forested foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, makes for a beautiful backdrop to any activity.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby attractions include boat ramps, other USACE parks, and Lake Lanier Islands.

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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Toto Creek
Lake Sidney Lanier
3.5mi 86%
Bolding Mill Shelters (Ga)
Lake Sidney Lanier
Bolding Mill
Lake Sidney Lanier
4.1mi 83%
Little Hall Shelter (Ga)
Lake Sidney Lanier
Duckett Mill
Lake Sidney Lanier
5.9mi 67%
Old Federal
Lake Sidney Lanier
9.8mi 80%
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