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

Bald Ridge Creek Campground

Bald Ridge Creek Campground provides 82 campsites that are equipped with water and electricity hookups. here is also a dump station, washing facilities, and restrooms/bathhouses in the well-kept park. This...

Duckett Mill Campground

Duckett Mill Campground offers 14 tent-only sites in addition to 97 sites with water and electricity hookups and is equipped with playgrounds, laundry facilities, and restrooms/shower houses. It's a clean...

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,...

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...

Lake Lanier Marinas

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...

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 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,...

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,...

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

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 -...

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.

Chestatee Golf Club

Chestatee Golf Club is known for its complex and distinctive layout. After playing from an elevated tee box, the first hole features a nice landing place. In a nutshell, to use a phrase from the movie The...

Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course

Discover the rich fairways, silken bunkers, and finely groomed greens of our classically built 18-hole golf course. It has a distinctive variety of uncompromising vintage features sure to challenge and delight...

That Biscuit Place

A home-style restaurant that serves homemade biscuits every day and Southern breakfast & lunch food. The food is excellent as well as the service. Plus, this restaurant has a clean place.

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Lake Lanier Current Weather Alerts

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Lake Lanier Weather Forecast


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 85

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 63


Partly Sunny

Hi: 86

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 66


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 89

Thursday Night


Lo: 67


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 94

Friday Night


Lo: 70

Lake Lanier Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 6/12: 42.88 (+0.88)