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Don Carter State Park

5000 N Browning Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506-3327
+1 678-450-7726
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Beautiful state park

I have taken children to the sandy beach to play and swim . This park is set on Lake Lanier... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gainesville, Georgia
Nice swimming area

We only live about 25 minutes from here, and decided to visit last summer. The water was nice and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jen B
Gainesville, Georgia
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Georgia State Park offering camping, cottages, hiking, kayaking and fishing.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beach area” (10 reviews)
“boat ramp” (8 reviews)
“nice park” (9 reviews)
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5000 N Browning Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506-3327
+1 678-450-7726
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken children to the sandy beach to play and swim . This park is set on Lake Lanier. There is a visitor center, playground, pavilions, and walking trails, campsites, cottages, boat ramp. A great park to visit for a day or several days....More

Thank A3295IRjaniceb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only live about 25 minutes from here, and decided to visit last summer. The water was nice and warm, the beach was clean, and it was family friendly.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a nice spacious clean cabin ~ great place for kayaking & paddle-boarding. Some friends were RVing ~ great place for a friend's camping weekend

Thank LidaLud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fairly new Park on Lake Lanier it has a very pretty setting lots of venues not crowded we had our first family reunion there bathrooms very clean all the facilities were very nice the ground for well-kept

Thank jerryhN3336NZ
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a beautifully laid out park, from teh cabins to playground and everything in between. And it's the only GA state park on a lake! Check it out!

1  Thank southernbo
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Campsite 11 and 12 have beautiful scenery the walking trails are so pretty. Terrapin Cove Trail gives you a great view of the beach and lake. You can go fishing, kayaking or paddle boat. It is a beautiful place to have a party or just...More

Thank lynn1464
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stopped in to check out the cabins...went for a hike and decided to stay and fish. Was uncrowded, easy hiking, shaded, and had plenty of picnic spots. Plenty of open areas for us to play games as well (frisbee, cornhole...).

1  Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Great location for a party. Very clean, safe and beautiful. Restrooms, playground and pavilion with tables.

Thank Redoh
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for large campsites, good luck. This park was constructed by a company that has never camped with a decent camper. Most camper sites are too close together. If you have slides in both sides of the camper, you most likely will...More

Thank tunamarshall
Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you like to hike in the woods, without the worry of getting lost try this place. Nice area, and well kept up. Not too many tourists so quiet time to be had.

Thank M Richard M
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Elizabeth H
20 April 2017|
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Response from pebbleskip | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't have a clue--they were running over the roadway pretty quickly! 😊 However the park rangers in the gift shop area would most likely know--they were there and didn't run off when we approached 'them'! (Hee hee)
28 December 2015|
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Response from LC_Gainesville | Reviewed this property |
We always try and get one in 3 thru 10. The best site is #7. We got a cabin there for a big family Christmas and it w a s great. Enjoy your camping trip!