Description - Carters Lake Project is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. Carters Lake is one of the most scenic lakes in the Southeast. Located at the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains, its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which includes: camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting.
- Carters Lake, located in northern Georgia, features four campgrounds, day use areas, hiking and mountain biking 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, mountain biking, hunting, picnicking, and swimming. Other water sports and wildlife viewing are also popular.
Climate - The climate in northern Georgia is generally temperate. Short, cool winters give relief from hot summers.
Carters Lake is located in northern Georgia, fifty miles outside of Atlanta, on the south end of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From North East Atlanta; I-575 North to Carters Lake Exit. Follow signs to desired project locations. From North Atlanta; I-75 North to Exit 293 then Right on Hwy 136. Follow signs to desired project locations. From Chattanooga TN. I-75 South to Exit 336.