Parks & Campgrounds
A. H. Stephens State Historic Park: Known for its equestrian facilities, Confederate museum and lakeside group camp, this pretty park has 14 miles of trails and its own campground. Located at 456 Alexander St, Crawfordville, GA (800) 864-7275, www.gastateparks.org.
Country Boy RV Park (Private): Located at 2750 Eatonton Rd. (Highway 441), Madison. (706) 342-1799.
Crooked Creek Marina: Boat launches, restaurant, convenience store and RV/tent camping located on Lake Sinclair at 208 Crooked Creek Road in Eatonton. (706) 485-9693.
Durhamtown Plantation: Located in Union Point, Durhamtown Plantation offers cabin and RV rentals for the avid dirt bikers, ATV riders, hunters, and more. 2350 Randolph Church Road, Union Point. (706) 486-4603.
Hard Labor Creek State Park: More than 60 camping and RV sites, two group camps, two group shelters, two group camps and 20 rental cottages are available in west Morgan County. (706) 557-3001, www.gastateparks.org.
Jere Shai Lakeside, Lake Sinclair: Located at 1064 Milledgeville Road, Milledgeville, (706) 485-3322.
Lake Sinclair Beach Campground (US Forest Service): Camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, fishing and swimming. Hikers can enjoy the 1.8- mile Twin Bridges Trail, which originates at this site. Fees are required. (706) 485-7110, www.fs.fed.us/conf.
Lawrence Shoals, Lake Oconee (Georgia Power Recreation Area): Camping and RV sites, picnic pavilion, picnic tables, public beach and boat ramp at 123 Wallace Dam Road, Eatonton. (706) 485-5494.
Little River Park, Lake Sinclair: Boat launch and marina, RV sites, beach for campers, children’s playground. Located at 3069 N. Columbia St., Milledgeville. (478) 452-1605.
North Shore Resort: Located on Carey Station Road in Greensboro, this unique private resort on 58 acres on Lake Oconee features full hook-up campsites along with railroad car accommodations for rent. Amenities include a clubhouse, two pools, a private beach, boat slips, boat launch, tennis and store and grill. www.northshoreresort.net (706) 453-4505.
Oconee River Campground (US Forest Service): Located along the bank of the Oconee River, the recreation area offers camping, picnicking, hiking, boating and fishing. Six campsites have tables, tent pads and grills. Hikers can enjoy the mile-long Scull Shoals Trail, which originates at the site. A fee is required. (706) 485-7110, www.fs.fed.us/conf.
Oconee Springs Park, Lake Sinclair (Putnam Co. Recreation Area): Camping, cabins, boat ramp, beach and bath facilities, picnic tables and pavilion. Located on Lake Sinclair at 109 South Spring Rd. SE, Eatonton. (706) 485-8423.
Old Salem, Lake Oconee (Georgia Power Recreation Area): Camping and RV sites, picnic pavilion, public beach, and boat ramp. 1530 Old Salem Rd., Greensboro. (706) 467-2850.
Parks Ferry, Lake Oconee (Georgia Power Recreation Area): Camping and RV sites, beach and boat ramp, wildlife habitat area. Located at 1491 Parks Mill Rd., Greensboro. (706) 453-4308.
Robinson Park: Located just past downtown Greensboro, Robinson Park features picnic benches and walking path. 1141 Siloam Road, Greensboro.
Rocky Creek Park, Lake Sinclair: Georgia Power park. (706) 485-8770.
Scenic Mountain RV Park and Campground: Stocked ponds, nature trails, swimming pool, club house, playground, pets friendly. Located at 2686 Irwinton Rd., Milledgeville. (478) 454-1013.