- The lakes and reservoirs listed here range from huge reservoirs covering thousands of acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Georgia backwoods. Included in this list are many of the state parks and water parks situated on lakes and reservoirs. Most of the lakes have beaches, boat ramps, campgrounds, picnic areas and trails. Some even have cabins or lodges for rent.
Copyright: Georgia State Parks
Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park.
Recreation - Because of Georgia's mild climate, many of the recreation opportunities at these lakes and reservoirs are enjoyable year-round. The most popular activities include fishing, water skiing, boating, and canoeing. Other opportunities available adjacent to many of the lakes include camping, picnicking, and hiking.
Climate - Georgia has a warm climate, especially in the southern regions of the state. The northern mountains may be slightly cooler than the rest of the state. Summer temperatures are hot with averages for July and August surpassing 90 degrees F. Winter temperatures are mild with highs near 55 degrees F and lows near freezing. Spring weather is pleasant with highs near 65 degrees F and lows near 50. The highest amount of rainfall occurs during the winter and spring months. High humidity levels occur during the spring and summer months.
These lakes and reservoirs are scattered throughout the state of Georgia.