- 2509 Bobby Brown State Park, Elberton, GA 30635, USA
- (800) 864-7275
This pretty park offers watersports enthusiasts a quiet oasis on 70,000-acre Clarks Hill Lake. Located where the old town of Petersburg once thrived during the 1790s, the park is named in memory of Lt. Robert T. Brown, U.S. Navy, who gave his life in World War II. Petersburg was situated where the Broad and Savannah rivers flow into the Clarks Hill Reservoir, now an outstanding state recreational area. When water levels are low, visitors can see some foundations of the old town and imagine large plantations once flourishing. The park’s location on the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River provides excellent boating, skiing and fishing. Yurts, which are like tents made of canvas and wood, offer a unique camping experience.
Phone: (800) 864-7275
Other Phone: (706) 213-2046
- swimming pool
- lp gas
- modem connection
- sewer hookups
- other swimming
- cable tv
- dump station
- recreation hall
- group area
- phone hookups
Pets: Pets are welcome at state parks and campgrounds if leashed (no longer than six feet) and accompanied by the owner at all times; however, they are not allowed in or around historic sites, lodges, group camps, swimming areas, or trails at Panola Mountain and Tallulah Gorge. Pets are not allowed in or around any cottages except select ones at Crooked River, Seminole and Tugaloo state parks (additional fee charged). Kennels are not available. Owners should clean up after pets.
Rules and regulations are posted at site offices and must be observed by all guests and their visitors. Intoxicants: Consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or intoxicants is unlawful in any public-use area. Campfires: All campfires must be kept in designated areas such as a fire ring. Weapons: Firearms, bows and arrows, explosives, fireworks, slingshots, fishing spears or any device that discharges projectiles by any means is prohibited. Collecting: All wildlife, plant life, driftwood, artifacts, and any other natural or man-made features are protected and may not be disturbed or removed. Please leave wildflowers for other visitors to enjoy. Use of electronic devices for treasure hunting is prohibited. Motor Vehicles: Park roads are public roads. All vehicles are subject to license safety requirements and regulations of the Georgia Department of Public Safety. ATVs are not allowed in state parks. Noise Levels: Please be considerate of guests who are visiting state parks for a quiet, natural experience. Radios, televisions, musical instruments and all other noise-making devices are not to be used between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. and must be kept at low volumes during other times. Visitors: Visitors to cottages, campsites and lodge rooms are welcome; however, the number of visitors and registered guests must not exceed the stated capacity at any time. Visitors must leave prior to closing times. Group Activities: All group gatherings must conclude before 10 p.m.
Monday 05/01/2017 20%
Generally cloudy. A stray severe thunderstorm is possible. High 74F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 05/02/2017 0%
Sunny skies. High near 80F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 05/03/2017 0%
A mainly sunny sky. High 84F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 05/04/2017 100%
Rain. Thunder possible. High 69F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
Friday 05/05/2017 10%
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 64F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
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