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Georgia

Richard B. Russell Lake, Georgia

Richard B. Russell Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Georgia.

 

Also called Lake Russell, this lake is one of Georgia's largest lakes and has 540 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is only 87 miles away.

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Jill Botos

Lake Homes Realty

(706) 510-3402

 
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(706) 510-3402

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Richard B. Russell Lake Real Estate

Total Listings
28
Total Value
$2,952,950
Updated as of
10-20-2020

Richard B. Russell Lake, Georgia

Richard B. Russell Lake real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Georgia.

 

Also called Lake Russell, this lake is one of Georgia's largest lakes and has 540 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is only 87 miles away.

 

Richard B. Russell Lake Real Estate for Sale

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Pearl Mill, Elberton, GA 30635-0000 - Image 1
Waterfront

Pearl Mill

$79,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 6.79

Status: Active

GAMLS-08520552

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Bobby Brown State Park Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Bobby Brown State Park Rd

$57,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 10.45

Status: Active

GAMLS-08853146

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

3224 Calhoun Falls Hwy, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
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3224 Calhoun Falls Hwy

$45,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 3.42

Status: Active

GAMLS-08853026

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lots 37 38 & 40 Carter Ln, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
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Lots 37 38 & 40 Carter Ln

$44,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 4.96

Status: Active

GAMLS-08868013

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lot 44 Panther Pt, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
Waterfront

Lot 44 Panther Pt

$29,900

Featured Listing

Status: Active

GAMLS-08869247

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lot 5 Gregg Shoals Dr ., Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
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Lot 5 Gregg Shoals Dr .

$26,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1.54

Status: Active

GAMLS-08685111

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Harpers Ferry Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Harpers Ferry Rd

$1,500,000

Acreage: 217.16

Status: Active

GAMLS-08823277

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

3836 Childston Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

3836 Childston Dr

$270,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 2172

Acreage: 10.15

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08868908

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

3079 Utah Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
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3079 Utah Dr

$220,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1650

Acreage: 0.7

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08811110

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

1321 Bobby Brown State Park Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

1321 Bobby Brown State Park Rd

$139,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 2792

Acreage: 3.41

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08579335

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

1106 Pearl Mill Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

1106 Pearl Mill Rd

$89,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1568

Acreage: 1.34

Status: Back On Market

GAMLS-08822825

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lot 55-61, 70 Sword Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 55-61, 70 Sword Dr

$49,900

Acreage: 13.21

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08764894

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Carter Ln, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Carter Ln

$45,000

Acreage: 1.44

Status: Active

GAMLS-08719730

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

2917 Ruckersville Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

2917 Ruckersville Rd

$42,000

Acreage: 1.56

Status: Active

GAMLS-08807572

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Cleveland Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
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Cleveland Dr

$39,900

Acreage: 3.43

Status: Active

GAMLS-08734191

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Coldwater Cir, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Coldwater Cir

$35,000

Acreage: 1.33

Status: Active

GAMLS-08813991

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lot 13 Utah Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 13 Utah Dr

$35,000

Acreage: 0.7

Status: Active

GAMLS-08635681

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lot 50 Beaverdam Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 50 Beaverdam Dr

$34,500

Acreage: 2.1

Status: Active

GAMLS-08558864

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Bluff Hts, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Bluff Hts

$33,450

Acreage: 0.8

Status: Active

GAMLS-08862650

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Richard B. Russell Lake, GA

Lot 64 Sword Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 64 Sword Dr

$29,900

Acreage: 0.6

Status: Active

GAMLS-08778844

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About Richard B. Russell Lake

Close to Greenville and Atlanta

 

Lake Richard B. Russell, also known as Lake Russell, is on the Georgia-South Carolina state line. It is located about an hour and forty minutes from Greenville, South Carolina, and two and a half hours from Atlanta, Georgia.

This 26,650-acre lake was created in 1985 by the US Army Corps of Engineers to provide flood control from the Savannah River.

 

Fun in the Great Outdoors

 

Richard B. Russell State Park offers lake residents a myriad of outdoor activities to enjoy. This park truly has it all from campgrounds, cottages, hiking trails, and a swimming beach to disc golf and traditional golf course.

Popular recreational activities at this lake include water skiing, jet skiing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, and fishing.

Richard B. Russell Lake offers cold and warm water fisheries and is considered one of the best fishing lakes in the area, with bass fishing being the most popular among locals.

 

Visit Athens and the Georgia Gladstones

 

Athens is home to The State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The Garden contains eleven botanical and horticultural collections spanning 313 acres.

Nearby Richard B. Russel Lake is the Georgia Gladstones. Similar to Stonehenge, this monument was erected in 1980 by anonymous authors.

 

The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

 

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Richard B. Russel Lake is an excellent choice.

Sell Your Lake Home

Off Market Properties

Richard B. Russell Lake Amenities

Marinas

Beaverdam Marina

(706) 213-6462

Website

 

1155 Marina Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Beaverdam Marina

(706) 213-6462

Website

 

1155 Marina Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Golf Courses

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell

(706) 283-6000

Website

 

2790 Olympic Rowing Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Hunter's Creek Golf Course

(864) 223-9286

Website

 

702 Hunters Creek Blvd

Greenwood, TN 29649

 

High Meadows Country Club

(864) 446-2043

Website

 

4209 SC-71

Abbeville, SC 29620

 

Par Three West Golf Course

(864) 223-4482

Website

 

122 Salak Rd

Greenwood, SC 29646

 

Elberton Country Club

(706) 283-5921

Website

 

1101 Country Club Rd

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell

(706) 283-6000

Website

 

2790 Olympic Rowing Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Hunter's Creek Golf Course

(864) 223-9286

Website

 

702 Hunters Creek Blvd

Greenwood, TN 29649

 

High Meadows Country Club

(864) 446-2043

Website

 

4209 SC-71

Abbeville, SC 29620

 

Par Three West Golf Course

(864) 223-4482

Website

 

122 Salak Rd

Greenwood, SC 29646

 

Elberton Country Club

(706) 283-5921

Website

 

1101 Country Club Rd

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Campgrounds

Sunset Ridge Campground

(706) 988-8091

Website

 

2320 Middleton Shores Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Broad River Campground

(706) 359-2053

Website

 

8181 Elberton Hwy

Tignall, GA 30668

River's Edge

(706) 213-8081

Website

 

2311 Pulliam Mill RD

Dewy Rose, GA 30634

Richard B. Russell State Park

(706) 213-2045

Website

 

2650 Russell State Park Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Parsons Mountain Lake Campground
Website

 

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

Abbeville, SC 29620

Hester's Ferry Campground

(706) 359-2746

Website

 

1864 Graball Rd

Tignall, GA 30668

Sunset Ridge Campground

(706) 988-8091

Website

 

2320 Middleton Shores Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Broad River Campground

(706) 359-2053

Website

 

8181 Elberton Hwy

Tignall, GA 30668

River's Edge

(706) 213-8081

Website

 

2311 Pulliam Mill RD

Dewy Rose, GA 30634

Richard B. Russell State Park

(706) 213-2045

Website

 

2650 Russell State Park Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Parsons Mountain Lake Campground
Website

 

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

Abbeville, SC 29620

Hester's Ferry Campground

(706) 359-2746

Website

 

1864 Graball Rd

Tignall, GA 30668

Richard B. Russell Lake Information

State: Georgia, South Carolina

Counties: Elbert County, Abbeville County, SC, Anderson County, SC, Elbert County, Abbeville County, SC, Anderson County, SC

Alternate lake name: Lake Russell

Other alternate lake name: Trotter Shoal Lake

Operated/Managed by: US Army Corps of Engineers

Year built/completed: 1984

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Acreage covered: 26,650

Miles of shoreline: 540

Average lake depth: 40 ft

Deepest lake depth: 165 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Richard B. Russell Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit

Houseboats allowed: No

Hospital nearest Richard B. Russell Lake

Elbert Memorial Hospital

4 Medical Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

(706) 283-3151

Website

Elbert Memorial Hospital

4 Medical Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

(706) 283-3151

Website

Other Richard B. Russell Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass, Black Crappie, Black Crappie

Condos available: No

Sailing clubs: No

Known for: Variety of recreational activities

History: Created to provide flood control

Nearest Airports to Richard B. Russell Lake

Major

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

2000 GSP Dr, Greer, SC 29651

87 miles away

Minor

Patz Field

Elberton, GA 30635

10 miles away

Pearl Mill, Elberton, GA 30635-0000 - Image 1
Waterfront

Pearl Mill

$79,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 6.79

Status: Active

GAMLS-08520552

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Bobby Brown State Park Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Bobby Brown State Park Rd

$57,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 10.45

Status: Active

GAMLS-08853146

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3224 Calhoun Falls Hwy, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
Waterfront

3224 Calhoun Falls Hwy

$45,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 3.42

Status: Active

GAMLS-08853026

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Lots 37 38 & 40 Carter Ln, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
Waterfront

Lots 37 38 & 40 Carter Ln

$44,900

Featured Listing

Acreage: 4.96

Status: Active

GAMLS-08868013

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Lot 44 Panther Pt, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
Waterfront

Lot 44 Panther Pt

$29,900

Featured Listing

Status: Active

GAMLS-08869247

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Lot 5 Gregg Shoals Dr ., Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
Waterfront

Lot 5 Gregg Shoals Dr .

$26,000

Featured Listing

Acreage: 1.54

Status: Active

GAMLS-08685111

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Harpers Ferry Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Harpers Ferry Rd

$1,500,000

Acreage: 217.16

Status: Active

GAMLS-08823277

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3836 Childston Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

3836 Childston Dr

$270,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 2172

Acreage: 10.15

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08868908

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3079 Utah Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
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3079 Utah Dr

$220,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 1650

Acreage: 0.7

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08811110

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1321 Bobby Brown State Park Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

1321 Bobby Brown State Park Rd

$139,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 2|  SF: 2792

Acreage: 3.41

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08579335

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1106 Pearl Mill Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

1106 Pearl Mill Rd

$89,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 1568

Acreage: 1.34

Status: Back On Market

GAMLS-08822825

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Lot 55-61, 70 Sword Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 55-61, 70 Sword Dr

$49,900

Acreage: 13.21

Status: Under Contract

GAMLS-08764894

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Carter Ln, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Carter Ln

$45,000

Acreage: 1.44

Status: Active

GAMLS-08719730

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2917 Ruckersville Rd, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

2917 Ruckersville Rd

$42,000

Acreage: 1.56

Status: Active

GAMLS-08807572

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Cleveland Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1
Waterfront

Cleveland Dr

$39,900

Acreage: 3.43

Status: Active

GAMLS-08734191

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Coldwater Cir, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Coldwater Cir

$35,000

Acreage: 1.33

Status: Active

GAMLS-08813991

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Lot 13 Utah Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 13 Utah Dr

$35,000

Acreage: 0.7

Status: Active

GAMLS-08635681

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Lot 50 Beaverdam Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 50 Beaverdam Dr

$34,500

Acreage: 2.1

Status: Active

GAMLS-08558864

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Bluff Hts, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Bluff Hts

$33,450

Acreage: 0.8

Status: Active

GAMLS-08862650

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Lot 64 Sword Dr, Elberton, GA 30635 - Image 1

Lot 64 Sword Dr

$29,900

Acreage: 0.6

Status: Active

GAMLS-08778844

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About Richard B. Russell Lake

Close to Greenville and Atlanta

Lake Richard B. Russell, also known as Lake Russell, is on the Georgia-South Carolina state line. It is located only an hour and forty minutes from Greenville, South Carolina and two and a half hours from Atlanta, Georgia.

A Large 26,650-Acre Lake

This 26,650-acre lake was created in 1985 by the US Army Corps of Engineers in order to provide flood control from the Savannah River.

Wonderful Recreational Lake Activities

Popular recreational activities at this lake include water skiing, Jet skiing, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, and fishing.

Richard B. Russell Lake offers cold and warm water fisheries and is considered one of the best fishing lakes in the area, with bass fishing being the most popular among locals.

Olympic Training Site

Federal regulations prohibit private exclusive use of public lands surround the lake, so the lake is left in a very natural state perfect of recreational opportunities.

Richard B. Russell lake served as an Olympic training site in 1996.

Great Weekend Getaway

This lake is in the perfect location for a weekend getaway or full time living. Whether you prefer to relax on the shoreline or jump in the water Richard B. Russell Lake has everything you need.

Richard B. Russell Lake Information

State: Georgia, South Carolina

Counties: Elbert County, Abbeville County, SC, Anderson County, SC, Elbert County, Abbeville County, SC, Anderson County, SC

Alternate lake name: Lake Russell

Other alternate lake name: Trotter Shoal Lake

Operated/Managed by: US Army Corps of Engineers

Year built/completed: 1984

Is the lake in the mountains: No

Ownership: Public

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Acreage covered: 26,650

Miles of shoreline: 540

Average lake depth: 40 ft

Deepest lake depth: 165 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: None

Shoreline part of state park: None

Richard B. Russell Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit

Houseboats allowed: No

Hospital nearest Richard B. Russell Lake

Elbert Memorial Hospital

4 Medical Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

(706) 283-3151

Website

Elbert Memorial Hospital

4 Medical Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

(706) 283-3151

Website

Other Richard B. Russell Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Striped Bass, Black Crappie, Black Crappie

Condos available: No

Sailing clubs: No

Known for: Variety of recreational activities

History: Created to provide flood control

Nearest Airports to Richard B. Russell Lake

Major

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

2000 GSP Dr, Greer, SC 29651

87 miles away

Minor

Patz Field

Elberton, GA 30635

10 miles away

Richard B. Russell Lake Amenities

Marinas

Beaverdam Marina

(706) 213-6462

Website

 

1155 Marina Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Beaverdam Marina

(706) 213-6462

Website

 

1155 Marina Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Golf Courses

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell

(706) 283-6000

Website

 

2790 Olympic Rowing Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Hunter's Creek Golf Course

(864) 223-9286

Website

 

702 Hunters Creek Blvd

Greenwood, TN 29649

 

High Meadows Country Club

(864) 446-2043

Website

 

4209 SC-71

Abbeville, SC 29620

 

Par Three West Golf Course

(864) 223-4482

Website

 

122 Salak Rd

Greenwood, SC 29646

 

Elberton Country Club

(706) 283-5921

Website

 

1101 Country Club Rd

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell

(706) 283-6000

Website

 

2790 Olympic Rowing Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Hunter's Creek Golf Course

(864) 223-9286

Website

 

702 Hunters Creek Blvd

Greenwood, TN 29649

 

High Meadows Country Club

(864) 446-2043

Website

 

4209 SC-71

Abbeville, SC 29620

 

Par Three West Golf Course

(864) 223-4482

Website

 

122 Salak Rd

Greenwood, SC 29646

 

Elberton Country Club

(706) 283-5921

Website

 

1101 Country Club Rd

Elberton, GA 30635

 

Campgrounds

Sunset Ridge Campground

(706) 988-8091

Website

 

2320 Middleton Shores Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Broad River Campground

(706) 359-2053

Website

 

8181 Elberton Hwy

Tignall, GA 30668

River's Edge

(706) 213-8081

Website

 

2311 Pulliam Mill RD

Dewy Rose, GA 30634

Richard B. Russell State Park

(706) 213-2045

Website

 

2650 Russell State Park Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Parsons Mountain Lake Campground
Website

 

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

Abbeville, SC 29620

Hester's Ferry Campground

(706) 359-2746

Website

 

1864 Graball Rd

Tignall, GA 30668

Sunset Ridge Campground

(706) 988-8091

Website

 

2320 Middleton Shores Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Broad River Campground

(706) 359-2053

Website

 

8181 Elberton Hwy

Tignall, GA 30668

River's Edge

(706) 213-8081

Website

 

2311 Pulliam Mill RD

Dewy Rose, GA 30634

Richard B. Russell State Park

(706) 213-2045

Website

 

2650 Russell State Park Dr

Elberton, GA 30635

Parsons Mountain Lake Campground
Website

 

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

Abbeville, SC 29620

Hester's Ferry Campground

(706) 359-2746

Website

 

1864 Graball Rd

Tignall, GA 30668