Central and North Georgia Sights

Lake Burton

  • 3655 Hwy. 197 Map It
  • Clarkesville
  • Fish Hatchery

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Another of the six lakes built by Georgia Railway and Power Co., this 2,700-acre lake is in the Chattahoochee National Forest. On the lake, at GA 197, is the Lake Burton Fish Hatchery, alongside Moccasin Creek State Park. It has trout raceways (used to raise trout from fingerlings) and a kids-only trout-fishing area. In extremely hot weather, the hatchery is sometimes closed.

Sight Information


3655 Hwy. 197, off U.S. 76, west of Clayton, Clarkesville, Georgia, 30523, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $5 parking fee for park; no parking fee for hatchery.

Published 07/23/2015


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