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COE Hartwell Lake Elrod Ferry

About

US Army Corps of Engineers

Hartwell Lake

Overview

Elrod Ferry Recreation Area is a 39 acre site situated on a gently sloping point that overlooks the lake near Hartwell Dam. The site presently offers day use and boat launching facilities consisting of 1 gatehouse/entrance, 37 picnic sites, 2 standard picnic shelters with water and electric service, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock, 2 comfort stations, 2 playgrounds, 3 designated swim areas/beaches, 1 volleyball pit, and associated paved roads and parking areas throughout. The area experiences intense public use during the peak recreation season.

Recreation

Boating and water sports top the list of popular activities. A boat ramp is available for visitors' convenience, and three designated swimming beaches are located around the facility.

Facilities

The site presently offers day use and boat launching facilities consisting of 1 gatehouse/entrance, 37 picnic sites, 2 standard picnic shelters with water and electric service, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock, 2 comfort stations, 2 playgrounds, 3 designated swim areas/beaches, 1 volleyball pit, and associated paved roads and parking areas throughout.

Natural Features

Hartwell Lake is a man-made lake bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers. The dam and lake area boasts 8 campgrounds and 11 day-use facilities that are operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The Hartwell Project was originally authorized for hydro-power, flood control, and navigation. Later, recreation, water quality, water supply and fish and wildlife management were added. Surrounding vegetation allows for plenty of shade, and the 962 miles of shoreline provide numerous swimming beaches, picnic areas and boat ramps.

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Charges & Cancellations

A $10 service fee will apply if you change or cancel a reservation more than 14 days in advance of arrival date. If you cancel a reservation within 14 days of your scheduled arrival date, you will forfeit the reservation fee.

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Location

COE Hartwell Lake Elrod Ferry is located in Georgia

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Hartwell, GA, travel approximately 2.5 miles on Highway 29 North. Turn left onto Elrod Ferry Road, and after a mile follow the brown directional signs to the facility. 1387 ELROD FERRY ROAD, Hartwell GA 30643

Address

5625 ANDERSON HWY
Hartwell, GA 30643

Coordinates

34.3625 N
82.8569444 W

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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Site Types

  • RV Sites
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Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Electric Hookups

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Reviewed Mar. 12, 2021

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the elevation of COE Hartwell Lake Elrod Ferry?

COE Hartwell Lake Elrod Ferry is located at 665 feet.

Is there cell phone reception at COE Hartwell Lake Elrod Ferry?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is unknown, AT&T is good, and T-Mobile is unknown.

How hard is it to get a campsite at COE Hartwell Lake Elrod Ferry?

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