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8 Unique Camping and Day-sites in Lincoln GA

These campgrounds sit along Georgia’s Freshwater Coast which has over 400 miles of pristine shoreline and one of the largest lakes east of the Mississippi River, the Clacks Hill – J. Strom Thurman Lake. Activities range from camping, fishing, kayaking, and swimming to name a few. Come and visit true hidden treasures on Georgia's Fresh Water Coast!


1.) Broad River Campground

View from Camp site at Broad River Campground

Located on the south bank of the Broad River, where it joins the Savannah River, This campground is in a quiet, rural, and in a historic area, near the now-flooded town of Petersburg. This is a great place to bring your flat bottom boats to enjoy some good fishing or enjoy time on kayaks and canoes. Relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of nature.

2.) Clay Hill Campground

Clay Hill Campground

Located on the north side of Georgia’s Little River Section of Clark's Hill Lake. This shoreline offers excellent fishing of bluegill and other species of bass. A boat ramp is located within the campground. This is a great place for you and your family to enjoy some fishing and gorgeous views of the lake

3.) Hester’s Ferry Campground

Lakeside camping at Hesters Ferry

For the ultimate get-away-from-it-all experience, escape the hustle and bustle of the city by relaxing in this quiet community – visit the town just a few miles away – and just sit back and enjoy the 26 shaded campsites on the lake.

4.) Camp Lakeside, Family YMCA

Tucked away on the shores of Lake Thurmond, Camp lakeside offers a refreshing escape from everyday life, by providing a variety of enriching outdoor recreation programs including swimming, hiking, fishing, archery, basketball, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, disc golf and more. The Family Y, offers Day camp, overnight camp, and group rentals. Some adventure camps available include: Cooking Camp, Fine Arts Camp, Family Camp, Survival Camp, and Water sports Camp.

5.) Elijah Clark State Park

Enjoy Kayaking From Elijah Clake State Park

This is a nature lovers' paradise with an abundance of birdlife, This park sits on 447 acres, has 175 campsites some primitive and others for Trailer and RV’s, 20 cottages; 1 pioneer campground and a Log Cabin Museum which is open seasonally, 4 picnic shelters, 2 group shelters, pristine sandy beaches, and 4 Boat Ramps. Things to do at the park include archery, bird watching, boating, fishing, Geocaching, miniature golf, hiking – 3.75 miles of trails, picnicking, playground,

shuffleboard, swimming, water skiing, and canoe rentals.

6.) Soap Creek Marina and Resort

Kayaking at Soap Creek Marina

This is a Full-Service Marina and offers access to the beautiful Clacks Hill Lake. Facilities include Boat slips, Boat Rentals, 30 Campsite, 6 completely furnished rental cabins, a sandy beach and is the home of Williemac's Steak and Seafood Restaurant with seasonal outdoor music and dancing on Friday and Saturday nights.

7.) Bussey Point

Is a 2,500-acre recreational area on Clark's Hill Lake, with picnic areas, primitive campsites, wildlife observation towers, and 9 miles of trails for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders.

8.) Amity Recreational Area

This is a beautiful wooded day-use-site and a wonderful place to relax with friends and family. There are 3 reserve-able group picnic shelters that can accommodate up to 92 guests. A boat ramp, fishing pier, various sandy beach swimming areas, ball field, and playgrounds provide additional recreation opportunities.

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