Lake Yonah


Lake Yonah, Georgia

Located in South Carolina, Yonah Lake real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

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  • 9Mi. of Shoreline
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Tugalo Dam
  • Year Built
  • Managed By
    Georgia Power Company
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
5264 Tugalo Village Road
Clarkesville, GA 30523
  • Counties: Habersham County, Oconee County, Stephens County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Spotted Bass, Walleye, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Interesting facts: Lake Yonah is located 744.2 feet above sea level.
  • Known for: Great fishing. Beautiful scenery.
  • Landmarks: Tugalo Dam. Yonah Dam.
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30320
112 miles away
R.G. LeTourneau Field Toccoa-Stephens County Airport
2201 E Tugalo St, Toccoa, GA 30577
11 miles away
About Lake Yonah
Spanning Two States

Lake Yonah sits on the South Carolina-Georgia border and is part of the Tugaloo River. Athens, Georgia is under 65 miles away, and Greenville is under 80 miles away.

The Stephens County Hospital in Georgia is 12 miles away, and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is under 95 miles away.

Residents can enjoy shopping at the Old Clarkesville Mill Antique Mall and pick up dinner at The Proper Pub or Fortify Pi.

Expansive Horizons

Covering 325 acres, Lake Yonah is a large lake with many opportunities for taking in the beauty of the vast horizon.

The lake offers a variety of outdoor activities, such as boating, fishing, picnicking, and camping.

For anyone looking to cast a line, Lake Yonah is home to spotted bass, largemouth bass, white bass, crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, white catfish, walleye, yellow perch, and brown trout.

Explore Greenville

Greenville is the thriving center of upstate South Carolina and is home to countless entertainment options, making it an idyllic setting for any daycation.

Greenville visitors can take in the natural aesthetic of the Falls Park on the Reedy in the downtown Historic West End. The park is home to beautiful waterfalls, gardens, and unique public sculptures.

Music and theater fans alike will enjoy the Peace Center, a nonprofit theater that premiers a variety of top-class music and plays. The venue is also known to host events.

Hungry Greenville visitors will enjoy the city’s wide variety of dining opportunities including Kitchen Sync, a unique highly-rated made-from-scratch restaurant with extraordinary hospitality.

Beer lovers should explore the seemingly endless number of breweries Greenville has to offer, including Quest Brewing Company, Birds Fly South Ale Project and Fireforge Crafted Beer, and much more!

The Best of Both

Those seeking an escape from the busy city life with accessibility to two states will love calling Lake Yonah home.