Lake Russell Recreation Area

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Chattahoochee National Forest
Cornelia, Georgia

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 40

About: Situated along the peaceful shore of the 100-acre Lake Russell, this developed recreation area offers 42 campsites that accommodate both tent and RV camping and a picnic shelter with seating for 30 is available on a first come first serve basis.

With a large grass-covered beach and swimming area as well as two paved campground loop roads for easy access to all that this outdoor mecca has to offer in the way of camping, swimming, picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, and boating (non-motorized/electric watercraft only), this bucolic getaway is sure to become an outdoor destination for the entire family!

Fees: $12-14 (2012)

Closest Towns: Cornelia

Water: Drinking Water

Restrictions: The length of stay is limited to 21 days. No gasoline powered motorboats allowed. Only electric trolling motors are permitted.

Restrooms: Flush Toilet (4)

Directions: Take Ga 365/U.S. 23 North from Gainesville past Cornelia to Hwy 197. Turn right for approximately 3 miles until dead-end. Right on Dicks Hill Parkway for approx.3/4 mile. Turn left onto the paved Lake Russell Road.
 

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