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Description - There are 13 Corps of Engineers day use parks and 4 campgrounds on Walter F. George Lake, a great place to camp, fish, boat and picnic. Enjoy the natural beauty of the lake and the Chattahoochee River, as well as the gracious antebellum mansions located in nearby historic towns, such as Eufaula, Alabama and Cuthbert, Georgia. The lake, sometimes referred to as Lake Eufaula, extends 85 miles along the Chattahoochee River and borders the States of Alabama and Georgia. With 640 miles of shoreline, Walter F. George Lake offers plenty of room for all of your favorite camping, outdoor, and water-related activities.

Attractions - Walter F George Lake, located on the Alabama/Georgia border, features four campgrounds, day use areas, hiking trails, boat docks and launches in a pristine water environment that offers a beautiful backdrop for numerous recreational activities.

Recreation - Recommended activities include boating, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, and swimming. A visitor center offers interpretive programs. Water sports and wildlife viewing are popular.

Climate - Summers in Georgia are generally hot and humid. Winters are generally cool with variable precipitation.

Location - Walter F. George Lake is located on the Alabama/Georgia border. In Dothan take 431 north to Abbeville (27 miles). In Abbeville take Hwy. 10 East to Ft. Gaines, GA. In Ft. Gaines take Hwy 39 north, go 2 miles. ACF/Walter F. George Resource Site building is on the left.


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Walter F. George Lake, RT 1 Box 176 , FT GAINES, GA, 31751-9722, Phone: 912-768-2516

Additional Information:
Alabama Lakes & Reservoirs - Alabama's lakes and reservoirs includes everything from large reservoirs of thousands of acres to small several acre ponds.
Georgia's Lakes and Reservoirs - Georgia's Lakes and Reservoirs range from huge reservoirs covering several thousand acres, to small lakes tucked away in the Georgia countryside.
Plains Region - This area is located at the western edge of Georgia along the Alabama state line and south to the Florida line. Columbus is the major city in the area. These areas include lakes and rivers as well as historic home sites.

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