Lake Hartwell

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(FOX Carolina) - Attention campers! Beginning May 1, ten campgrounds or day-use areas at Hartwell Dam and Lake will open for the recreation season, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. 

These areas include:

  • Coneross Campground, Oconee County, South Carolina
  • Georgia River Campground, Hart County, Georgia
  • Oconee Point Campground, Oconee County, South Carolina
  • Payne’s Creek Campground, Hart County, Georgia
  • Elrod Ferry Day-Use Area, Hart County, Georgia
  • Friendship Day-Use Area, Oconee County, South Carolina
  • Poplar Springs Day-Use Area, Franklin County, Georgia
  • River Forks Day-Use Area, Anderson County, South Carolina
  • Twin Lakes Day-Use Area, Pickens County, South Carolina
  • Weldon Island Day Use Area, Anderson County, South Carolina

Park rangers want to remind visitors, “Whenever someone visits Hartwell Lake, we urge them to wear a life jacket any time they are in, on or near the water. Life jackets worn, nobody mourns.”

Visitors can make reservations for campsites and picnic shelters located within day-use areas by calling Recreation One Stop toll-free at 877-444-6777 or by clicking here

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