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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Lake Lanier Marinas

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....

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,...

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...

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...

Habersham Marina

Habersham Marina provides dry-stack storage that can fit up to 28' long boats and no wider than 8 1/2'. It also has a ship store that has boat coverings, dock lines, fenders, anchors/accessories, and life...

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 History Center

The Northeast Georgia History Center is committed to safeguarding, promoting, and serving as the community's entry point for historical education. They provide excellent and premier sources for encouraging a...

Liquid Nation Brewing

Liquid Nation Brewing is a 19,000-square-foot facility located inside historic Chicopee Mills. It serves 27 rotating taps and brews excellent beer, cider, and seltzers. You may chill, unwind, and spend time...

Station 300 Bowling

Station 300 Bowling is a family-owned business that provides a quality experience in bowling and arcade. The bowling alley has a grill and a full bar and it's open for weekly events and open leagues.

Produce Place

Produce Place have been providing quality and fresh food in North Georgia for over 30 years. They have everything you need. They offer different fruit baskets and produced boxes that contains different fruits...

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Lake Lanier Current Weather Alerts

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Lake Lanier Weather Forecast


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 69

Thursday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 59


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 71

Friday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 60


Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 76

Saturday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 60


Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 80

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 60

Lake Lanier Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/18: 43.47 (+1.47)