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North Georgia Lakes


Lake Burton  •  Lake Rabun  •  Lake Yonah  •  Lake Seed  •  Lake Tugalo  •  Tallulah Falls

Set your sights on an outdoor adventure in the North Georgia lakes!

When it comes to adventure, there are few places more inviting than the North Georgia lakes. Not sure where to start? Click our interactive map to explore options such as campgrounds, parks, fishing, boating and hunting. You can also explore offered amenities, upcoming activities, food and accessibility.

North Georgia

Lake Resources Office 
4 Seed Lake Road 
Lakemont, GA 30552 


Daily Hours:
Staff available by phone or email
Monday through Friday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST


For more information:

Key Contacts

Donna Pendrey 
Sr. Support Specialist 

Johnny Cannon 
Sr. Lake Resources Specialist 

Cheryl Parker 
Sr. Lake Resources Specialist 

Jeff Jackson 
Lake Resources Manager 

Dorothy Hopper 

Get Ready for Fun with Georgia Power and Tallulah Gorge State Park

Paddlers, kayakers and outdoor lovers -- get ready for the ultimate recreation experience. Georgia Power’s North Georgia Whitewater is releasing into Tallulah Gorge during selected weekends in April and November. Access to the releases is open to the public.

Join Georgia Power and volunteer boating organizations for all the excitement at Tallulah Gorge State Park the first two weekends in April and the first three weekends in November.


If you're looking for a great place to go camping, North Georgia is ideal.

From Tugalo Park to Seed Campground, you'll find great campsites, swimming, boating and fishing — there's something for everyone to enjoy. Nearby Tallulah Gorge is a popular destination for campers who can enjoy sliding down the waterfall or hiking across the famous Tallulah Falls suspension bridge. It's also one of the most spectacular canyons in the Southeast.

Lake Seed Campground

Lake Seed


Seed Campground offers primitive campsites, swimming beaches, picnicking, restrooms and a nearby boat launching ramp.


3633 Crow Creek Road
Located off Burton Dam Road
Lakemont, GA 30552
Open April 1 — November 1


To reserve primitive campsites: 706-782-5807



  • Boating
  • Fishing 
  • Full-Service Campsites
  • Swimming


  • Boat Launching Ramp
  • Picnic/Day Use
  • Restrooms

Tugalo Park on Lake Yonah

Tugalo Park on Lake Yonah
Due to planned maintenance work at Tugalo Dam, Tugalo Park will be closed from Oct 18, 2021 through 2026 per FERC Order for Project No. 2354-151


Tugalo Park at Lake Yonah offers primitive campsites, picnicking, restrooms and a boat launching ramp. Tugalo Park is handicapped accessible.

5264 Tugalo Village Road 
Clarksville, GA 30523


To reserve primitive campsites: 706-746-1450



  • Boating
  • Fishing 
  • Full-Service Campsites


  • Picnic/Day Use
  • Handicapped Accessibility
  • Boat Launching Ramp
  • Restrooms

Local Points of Interest

Tallulah Gorge Interpretive Center

The center showcases exhibits and provides a rich history of the area and earned the 2013 Certificate of Excellence. Visit the gift shop for snacks, jewelry, toys, books, walking sticks, clothing and more. There is a parking fee of $5 for each vehicle. The fee includes access to the Interpretive Center, the beach, tennis courts, bike trails and walking trails.

Helen, GA

Helen is a Bavarian town about 30 miles away from Tallulah Gorge. It is a re-creation of an alpine village and features cobblestone alleys and old-world gift shops. Enjoy food, shopping and spectacular mountain views. Anna Ruby Falls State Park is also a local tourist attraction.

Foxfire Museum

Visit Mountain City and take a walk through the past at the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center. Take a look at homes, tools, trades and crafts of the nearly-extinct pioneer culture of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.


Beautiful trails surround the lakes and rivers in North Georgia, making it one of the most picturesque locations for fishing.

Fishing is regulated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and requires a fishing license or permit. Licenses can be purchased locally at sporting goods stores, convenience stores and marinas, or by visiting the Department of Natural Resources website.

Below are some of the most common fish species found in Tallulah Falls and Lakes Tugalo, Burton, Yonah, Seed and Rabun:

North Georgia Lakes Interactive Map

Click on a site to see what amenities and activities are available there. Click on an icon to see which sites provide the desired activity or amenity.