1138 GA Highway Spur 20
Cartersville, GA 30121
Phone: (678) 721-6700
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See the Allatoona Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.
Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Atlanta, 45 miles north on I-75 to Exit 290, east on GA 20, south on GA 20 Spur to the dam and visitor center.
Factoid: Allatoona Lake is one of the most frequently visited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation. Located only 30 miles from Atlanta, more than 6 million visitors each year enjoy picnicking, camping, hunting, fishing, swimming and other water sports, and observing the abundant wildlife along the shores of this beautiful lake. The visitor center features video exhibits and displays about the area's history, ranging from the time of early Indians to the gold mining and iron making days, from Civil War up to the present.
Happenings Around the Lake
August 8: Safe Boating Class
September 12: Safe Boating Class
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Recreation.Gov - Stories About our Lakes
Allatoona Lake: Recreation seekers in Atlanta flock to this destination
Age & Disability Discount Passes
Recreation areas 1 - 20 of 52 at Allatoona Lake
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|T||Pull Through Campsites|
|C||Fish Cleaning Stations|
|GS||Group Picnic Shelter|
|B||Bike Trails *|
|I||Hiking Trails - Interpretive|
|R||Off Road Vehicle Trails|
|S||Snow Mobile Trails|
|CC||Cross Country Skiing Trails|
* Bike trails upgraded with help from International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA). Visit www.imba.com for more information.
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