Explore This High Mountain Lake

Lake Winfield Scott is a quiet 18-acre lake situated high in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. It was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and features a sandy beach for swimming and a free-standing pier for fishing. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to swim, fish, boat, picnic, hike and camp. The recreation area also has 31 and a two-story rental cabin that accommodates up to 12 people.

  • 2-story rental cabin¬†for up to 12 people
  • 31 sites for tent and RV camping, plus a group camping area
  • Picnic tables, fire rings and grills
  • Modern facilities with hot showers
  • Day use area for swimming, fishing & boating
  • Two picnic shelters, available by reservation

From Blairsville, take Hwy. 19/129 south about 9.2 miles.Turn right onto State Route 180 and go 6.8 miles. Turn left onto Lake Winfield Scott Road.

Cradle of Forestry in America

Open year-round (limited services mid-November to early-April).
$5 per vehicle day use fee.
439 Lake Winfield Scott Road
Suches, GA 3057


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