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Hartwell Dam and Lake

Hartwell, GA
+1 864-353-3438
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Wonderful View!

I have visited Hartwell Dam and Lake several times. I have participated in the annual Dam Run... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Artsygirl12
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Martin
Start your day.

Begin your day watching a sunrise from the shore of Watsaddlers campground, or end the day watching... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1182Mjv
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Hartwell, Georgia
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“fishing” (12 reviews)
“water” (12 reviews)
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Hartwell, GA
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+1 864-353-3438
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited Hartwell Dam and Lake several times. I have participated in the annual Dam Run twice, which allows you to run across the dam! It's an interesting experience. I would recommend the Big Oaks recreational area at the dam for picnics, etc. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Begin your day watching a sunrise from the shore of Watsaddlers campground, or end the day watching the sunset from Singing Pines recreation area just 2 miles away. These are two moments you have to capture on film in order to remember just a few...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a gem. Far enough away from the big cities to be a nice enjoyable place to fish, ski, and relax.

Thank John B
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

I love Lake Hartwell. The overlook near the dam is a great place to catch the sun going down. I wish however, that the water level would not drop so much in the summer months. Also, the parks on the lake, which used to be...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We went with a toddler and an infant. We were not able to walk to the dam as the walk would have been a bit much for us. We did, however, go to the water and skip rocks and play in the water. Our toddler...More

Thank Avy D
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

The walk to the dam is measured so you know how far you have gone which is great for people using step monitors. They also have a few benches along the way in case you are a beginner or someone who needs to rest along...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

It's huge, not too crowded and still affordable to buy on. The locals are very nice and there are some great restaurants, right on the lake. So much better than Lake Lanier.

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We went to the park where there is everything for everyone a family with kids or a couple spending a nice day....it has a boat ramp btw great fishing at the lake swimming tanning grills are available for bbq bathrooms etc. We love going there...More

Thank rd400r
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We came for the solar eclipse and brought our boat. We fell in love with this lake! The water is so clean and the lake is huge with tons of boating fun! There's even a beach island to drive your boat up to to hang...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Nice and quiet. Warm water and soaring bald eagles, privileged to see a fisherman and his 20 pound stripped bass.

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tadams75
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Reviewed this property |
Personally I think the view is better from the South Carolina side. However, the difference isn't huge either way.
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