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Richard B. Russell Lake
4144 Russell Dam Dr.
Elberton, GA 30635-9271
Phone: (706) 213-3400

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See the Richard B. Russell Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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NRMC & PPVC (706) 213-3400

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Directions: Located on the Georgia / South Carolina border, 20 miles east of Elberton, GA, and 8 miles west of Calhoun, SC off US 72.

Lake History

Factoid: "Ole Dan Tucker was a grand ole man; He washed his face in a fryin' pan; Combed his hair with a wagon wheel; Died with a tooth ache in his heel!" During the 1700's, this famous folk song was sung by slaves in praise of the Reverend Dan Tucker. He was an early settler of the area and is buried on the Richard B. Russell project.

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Recreation areas 1 - 20 of 31 at Richard B. Russell Lake

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Allen Creek Ramp       X            
Beaverdam Marina     X X X          
Beergarden Ramp       X            
Blue Hole Recreation Area       X   P A GS X    
Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area           P        
Calhoun Falls State Park E N D   X X X C P A GS X BE H
Coldwater Creek Pier           P        
Coldwater Creek Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dam Fishing Pier           P GS     I M
Dry Fork Creek Ramp       X            
Elbert Ramp       X           M
Felkel Ramp       X            
Gregg Shoals Ramp       X            
Harper's Ferry Ramp       X           Q
Hwy 181 Pier           P        
Jim Rampey Park and Ramp       X     A GS X   M
Latimer Ramp & Pier       X   P        
Manor       X            
Mccalla Natural Area                   Q
Middelton Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
Camping
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
Fishing
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
Picnic
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
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BEBeach
PSwimming Pool
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BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails


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