Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier lies with its southern border 36 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia, in Dawson, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Hall, and Lumpkin counties. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) manages Lake Lanier. Lake Lanier covers over 37,000 acres with 692 miles of shoreline, an average depth of 60 feet, and a maximum depth of 160 feet.   More Lake Information

Lake Lanier Camping

Old Federal Day Use Park

Old Federal Day Use Park provides 12 basic tent-only campsites and 65 full-service campsites. For walk-ins, they provide 7 walk-in spots. The campsites are equipped with restrooms/bathhouses, washing...

River Forks Park

River Forks Park offers a campground that provides 63 campsites with electric and water hookups and a sewer pump-out station. There's also a beach, a boat ramp with parking, lovely picnic sites, and...

Bolding Mill Campground

Bolding Mill Campground provides 88 sites with water and electricity hookups. There are nine rustic sites that are only for tents. There are laundry facilities, a fishing pier, and restroom/shower houses at...

Sawnee Campground

Sawnee Campground has 11 walk-in campsites without hookups, 5 tent walk-in campsites with water and electric hookups, and 43 campsites with electric and water hookups. A playground, a sand swimming beach,...

Shoal Creek Campground

Shoal Creek Campground offers a basic and clean campsite and small RV sites. Boat ramp access is available, as well as forested and lakeside campsites. Camping in a tent is also allowed. The campsites are...

Lake Lanier Marinas

Bald Ridge Marina

Bald Ridge Marina is a full-service marina that now provides 600 wet slips and also offers boat sales, brokerage, restaurant, and fuel docks with 90-octane non-ethanol fuel, diesel, and pump-out stations. For...

Port Royale Marina

Port Royale is the top marina on Lake Lanier and is located in the most picturesque area of the lake. It provides top-notch facilities, first-rate amenities, covered and uncovered wet slips, 24hr pump-out,...

Holiday Marina On Lake Lanier

Holiday Marina On Lake Lanier is the largest and oldest marina on the lake that provides 1300 wet slips that range in length from 22' to 100'. A simple fuel dock, singleton marine service center, singleton...

Port of Indecision Marina

Port of Indecision Marina offers covered slips and dry-stack storage. The dry stack storage is available for boats 18 up to 36 ft. To make sure that only boats anchored in the marina have access to the docks,...

Gainesville Marina

Gainesville Marina provides public marina access and boat brokers. It offers covered and uncovered slips up to 80' with easy access to docks, 2 bath houses with A/C and heater, huge parking, and many more....

Lake Lanier What To Do

Get Air Trampoline Park

Get Air Trampoline Park provides an indoor trampoline park, wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, ninja obstacles, and dodgeball. They also host birthday parties, team sports events, corporate gatherings,...

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown for customer orders Fridays at 9 p.m. and stays open for orders through Monday at 9 PM and farmers pack it every Tuesday and Wednesday and the pick-up is every Wednesday at 5 -...

Mama Billie's Beach Club

Mama Billie's Beach Club is an excellent place where guests can enjoy dancing and singing. There's also cornhole, games for kids, a beach, and many more. The place is also pet friendly.

Sidney's Restaurant

Enjoy an outstanding excellent dining experience in this family-owned restaurant that serves the best ingredients from the farm that creates happy Southern cuisine. Breakfast is also offered here.

Grubs Market

Grubs Market strives to provide good and fresh nourishing items. They have food from lunch to deli cuts and ready-to-eat food. This place is a one-stop-shop, everything is here.

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Lake Lanier Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.


Lake Lanier Weather Forecast


Rain Showers

Hi: 62

Monday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 40


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 54

Tuesday Night


Lo: 34



Hi: 61

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 36


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 61

Thursday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 41

Lake Lanier Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 2/13: 42.43 (+0.43)