Georgia Map

Lake Lanier

Contact Info
US Army Corps of Engineers
1050 BufoRoad Dam Road
Buford, GA 30518

Phone:
770-945-9531
Basics
Location:
Northeast of Atlanta
Size:
38,000 acres
Max. Depth:
160 ft.

Description

Over the years recreation has grown by leaps and bounds to nearly 7 million visitors annually at Lake Sidney Lanier. Today recreation is an important benefit of the lake. Seventy-six recreational areas have been developed around the lake. These include 49 parks operated directly by the Corps, 10 marinas, and Lake Lanier Islands. The remaining areas are leased to county and city governments such as the Boy Scouts. Lake Lanier is one of the most visited federally operated lakes in the nation.

Tour Companies

  • Nationwide Lakes
  • Boating, Houseboating
  • 888-454-8825

Houseboat Vacations If you've never taken a houseboat vacation before, you don't know what you're missing. Houseboating is a fun and easy way to explore the unique waters of North America. We pride ourselves on our commitment to working with our customers to help make their trip the best it can be.

Fishing

Fish:
Largemouth Bass
Spotted Bass
White Bass
Bullheads
Channel Catfish
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Crappie
Redbreast Sunfish
Sunfish
Walleye
Carp
Warmouth
Striped Bass
Fishing Methods:
Live Bait,Spinners,Plastics,Jigging

Details

Location:
Northeast of Atlanta
Size:
38,000 acres
Max. Depth:
160 ft.
Water Access:
Over 100 Public Boat Ramps

Amenities

Water Features
  • Boat Ramp
  • Toilets
  • Modern Restrooms
  • Swimming Beach
  • Stocked Fish
  • Picnic Areas
  • Drinking Water
  • Campground
  • RV Dumping Facilities
Water Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Scuba Diving
Water Services
  • Bait Shop
  • Boat Rentals
  • Concessions
  • Convenience Store
  • Food Service
  • Fuel Available
  • Motorboat Rentals
  • Personal Watercraft Rentals
  • Restaurant

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From I-985/Buford Take GA Hwy 20 West, From GA 400/Cumming, take Ga Hwy 20 West, to North on Suwanee Dam Road. Go three miles and go left on Buford Dam Road. The Visitor Center is 1 mi on the right.


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