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6 Epic Lakes for Boating In Georgia

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Lake Hartwell, taken by Curtis Palmer. No changes.

One of the best things about the summer is getting to enjoy the water. Sure you can go boating other times of the year, but swimming is out of the question and the temperatures won’t be so great. Here are six of the best lakes to go boating in Georgia this summer.

Clark Hill Lake.

Located at the border between Georgia and South Carolina, this reservoir is perfect for a day of relaxation and sunshine.

Lake Chatuge

Enjoy picture perfect sunsets on this beautiful lake located near Hiawassee, Georgia.

Lake Hartwell

This is one of the southeast’s most popular and largest recreational lakes. There are plenty of local campgrounds and cabins to easily turn this lake destination into a dream vacation.

Lake Yonah

If you love not only boating, but fishing too, this lake located on the Tugaloo River will deliver largemouth bass along with crappie and catfish.

Carters Lake

For a little bit of everything—boating, camping, hiking, fishing—head to Carters Lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is one of the deepest reservoirs in the state.

Lake Blackshear

This man-made lake on the Flint River offers breathtaking sunsets and abundant natural beauty. This is the perfect spot for a family picnic or romantic lakeside stroll.