Lake Hartwell is located in the Northeast Georgia
Mountains and extends into Upcountry South Carolina.
Lake Hartwell has 962 miles of shoreline and covers over
56,000 acres making it the largest, most popular
recreation lake in the southeast. Lake Hartwell offers
more than eighty boat ramps making it the most
accessible lake in the nation. There are five marinas
that provide boat rentals, oil and gasoline, as well as
boat repair. Recreation parks and campgrounds attract
people to the more than seventy public park
sites along the water where residents spend long summer days
on the lake boating, swimming and fishing.
Lake Hartwell is a man-made lake built during the
mid-1900s by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a large
project to control flooding, hydropower and navigation.
Today, Lake Hartwell is used for recreational purposes,
water supply and quality, and fish and wildlife
At Lake Hartwell there are a wide array of
soils, terrain, climates, and vegetation resulting in
diverse wildlife. More than 250 varieties of birds, 40
species of mammals and numerous aquatic and amphibian
species reside between Lake Hartwell and its surrounding
parks. Georgia Hiking Trails and other wildlife recreational
pursuits encourage bird watching and photography outlets
for visitors of Lake Hartwell. Contact All Hart Realty
for the best
Lake Hartwell Real Estate today!