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Hartwell Dam and Lake

Hartwell, GA
+1 864-353-3438
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great sunset

I love Lake Hartwell. The overlook near the dam is a great place to catch the sun going down. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ivasctraveler1
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iva, sc
Very Family Friendly

We went with a toddler and an infant. We were not able to walk to the dam as the walk would have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Avy D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Lake Hartwell. The overlook near the dam is a great place to catch the sun going down. I wish however, that the water level would not drop so much in the summer months. Also, the parks on the lake, which used to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with a toddler and an infant. We were not able to walk to the dam as the walk would have been a bit much for us. We did, however, go to the water and skip rocks and play in the water. Our toddler...More

Thank Avy D
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

The walk to the dam is measured so you know how far you have gone which is great for people using step monitors. They also have a few benches along the way in case you are a beginner or someone who needs to rest along...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

It's huge, not too crowded and still affordable to buy on. The locals are very nice and there are some great restaurants, right on the lake. So much better than Lake Lanier.

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We went to the park where there is everything for everyone a family with kids or a couple spending a nice day....it has a boat ramp btw great fishing at the lake swimming tanning grills are available for bbq bathrooms etc. We love going there...More

Thank rd400r
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We came for the solar eclipse and brought our boat. We fell in love with this lake! The water is so clean and the lake is huge with tons of boating fun! There's even a beach island to drive your boat up to to hang...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Nice and quiet. Warm water and soaring bald eagles, privileged to see a fisherman and his 20 pound stripped bass.

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Beautiful lake with small islands that you can park your boat on. Some sandy areas for small children and the fishing is great!

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Reviewed June 6, 2017

This is a great place to walk around. This was the cleanest dam that I have ever seen but I am from Michigan and it seems that down south they care more about keeping their lakes and nature areas clean. I did see that some...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is by far one of the cleanest lakes I've ever fished. No floating trash or excessive debris on the bottom to snag a hook on and it's a pleasure to boat on.

Thank Traveltruth1
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tadams75
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Matthew H | Reviewed this property |
Personally I think the view is better from the South Carolina side. However, the difference isn't huge either way.
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