Lanier Park Shelter (Ga)

Lake Sidney Lanier

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Overview

Lanier Park lies just 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, named for 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.

Recreation

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.

Facilities

Lanier Park offers access to a designated swim beach, 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
Buford Dam Park Shelters (Ga)
Lake Sidney Lanier
0.3mi
West Bank Park Shelters (Ga)
Lake Sidney Lanier
1.4mi
Sawnee
Lake Sidney Lanier
2.0mi
Bald Ridge Creek
Lake Sidney Lanier
4.2mi
Van Pugh South Campground
Lake Sidney Lanier
4.3mi
Van Pugh North Park Shelter (Ga)
Lake Sidney Lanier
4.9mi
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