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Richard B. Russell State Park

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2650 Russell State Park Dr, Elberton, GA 30635-4249
+1 706-213-2045
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Tent camping fun

Our family had a great time at this state park. The bike trails were a blast. The terrain is hilly... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2015
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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Nice Place to Camp and Golf

The park was very nice. The camp sites are clean and roomy. There are lots of things to do... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2015
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2650 Russell State Park Dr, Elberton, GA 30635-4249
+1 706-213-2045
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Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Our family had a great time at this state park. The bike trails were a blast. The terrain is hilly and a little challenging for our 9 year old but our 14 year old enjoyed it. My husband played frisbee golf and enjoyed it. We...More

1  Thank 1mom1dad4boys
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The park was very nice. The camp sites are clean and roomy. There are lots of things to do; boating, hiking, golf and Frisbee golf. The Arrowhead Golf Course was beautiful, and workers were friendly.

Thank Karatemomy
Reviewed July 6, 2015

This park is GREAT. It has a BEACH with plenty of shelters and bathrooms !! The water is so pretty. It is not crowded at al.

Thank Blessedeveryday2014
Reviewed May 14, 2015

This lake is a jewel. A man made impoundment on the Savannah River, Lake Russell sits between Lake Hartwell and Clark Hill Lake. The best feature of the lake is the development restrictions in place - no development within 100 yards of the lake, with...More

1  Thank dragonfishGA
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Sorry about the long title. Got carried away and started commenting. 4 walking trails, different skill levels, Lots to do, and nothing to do if you want! We plan on spending Thanksgiving week there and just 'chill'. Driving to Anderson for Thanksgiving Dinner. First time...More

2  Thank Karen Elaine J
Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed in #19 for 4 days. Very nice compared to the Florida state cabin I stayed in 10 years ago. It could stand a "spring cleaning" but it's glamping, not a 5 star hotel. Certainly exceeded my expectations. Would stay closer to the boat ramp...More

1  Thank Bukahdog
Reviewed October 27, 2014

Enjoyed shelter places to picnic and enjoy view of lake. Very busy place with cabins booked months in advance.

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed August 13, 2014

During the week of August 2nd, we stayed in a cottage. If you're planning to do that, bring a Swiffer mop, duster, cleaning wipes, etc. because you will be spending half a day just cleaning up before you "move in". I went through the GIANT...More

1  Thank jwboom1518
Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a beautiful lake,cottages are very nice! If you want to visit on holidays better book in advance!! The whole family loves this lake and we will be back !!!!

2  Thank Kimrwest
Reviewed March 17, 2014

For those of you that have played RTJ Golf, this is so much better and twice as enjoyable. The golf course is scenic and uncrowded. It demands that you hit all of the clubs in your bag but is not overly difficult like RTJ. I...More

6  Thank Brett B
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March 28, 2017|
Response from Msmith718 | Reviewed this property |
We did! It was beautiful!
June 7, 2016|
Response from kurokitty | Reviewed this property |
There's a beach with a swimming area (and a handicapped swimming area) near the picnic area. I'd post the state park map but this format here won't let me post web links. The website says swimming is "seasonal."