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Elijah Clark State Park

Elijah Clark State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 706-359-3458

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This park is located on the western shore of 71,100-acre Clarks Hill Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Southeast. With its boat ramps and accessible fishing pier, it is especially popular with anglers and boaters. A sandy swimming beach welcomes visitors to cool off during Georgia summers. Rental cottages are located on the lake’s edge, and the spacious campground is nestled into the forest. Tent campers will enjoy extra privacy in the walk-in section.
Elijah Clark State Park is named for a frontiersman and Georgia war hero who led pioneers during the Revolutionary War. A log cabin replica of the Clark home displays furniture, utensils and tools circa 1780 and is open weekends April through November. Visitors can also view the graves of Clark and his wife, Hannah.

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Park Hours:

7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office Hours:

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 447 Acres
• 20 Cottages ($150–$165, higher during Masters Week) — #1 & #11 are dog friendly ($45/dog, max 2)
• 165 Campsites ($26–$30)
• 10 Walk-in Tent Campsites ($20)
• Pioneer Campground ($35)
• 4 Picnic Shelters ($30)
• 2 Group Shelters (seats 70 & 175, $85–$200)
• Swimming Beach
• 4 Boat Ramps
• 71,100-Acre Lake
• Log Cabin Museum

Things To Do & See:

• Boating
• Water Skiing
• Fishing
• Swimming
• Canoe Rental
• Archery
• Hiking — 3.75 miles of trails
• Picnicking
• Miniature Golf (fee)
• Playgrounds
• Shuffleboard

Nearby Attractions:

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell
Georgia's Classic South
• Graves Mountain
• Hickory Knob Golf Course
• Historic Lincolnton
Mistletoe State Park
Richard B. Russell State Park
• Rocky Branch Golf Course
Robert Toombs House State Historic Site
• Savannah Lakes Golf Courses

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Bingo In The Campground
Friday, Jul 1, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Friday, Jul 15, 2016 7 PM to 9 PM
Bingo anyone? Young, old, any age; we are going to play bingo in the campground and you are invited to join us. There will be prizes and a lot of fun. The cost is $1 for one card or $2 for three cards $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Archery for Beginners
Saturdays 10 AM - 11:30 AM – Jul 2, 2016 until Oct 22, 2016 
Haven't shot an arrow yet? Would you like to learn and sharpen your archery skills? Either way, you'll be guided and taught by our experienced ranger. Pre-registration is encouraged.  $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Water Wars
Saturday, Jul 2, 2016 6 PM to 8 PM
Get ready for a water battle of campers vs staff. We will be driving around the campgrounds starting at 6 p.m. Meet us at the edge of your campsite with your "weapon" of choice (water balloons, hoses, or water guns), if you are willing to participate. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Canoe Trip
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 8 PM
You will need to bring something to drink because it will be hot. Wear appropriate clothing and water shoes. Bring your sunscreen! Be prepared to have fun! Your going to get wet! Space is limited.  $10 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Kids Living The Pioneer Life
Friday, Jul 8, 2016 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Join us as we tour Elijah Clark's cabin, make a pioneer breakfast and a pioneer toy. Register now space is limited.  $7 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Night Hike
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 8 PM
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 8 PM
Friday, Aug 5, 2016 8 PM
Who-Who what animal makes that sound? Discover what animal makes that sound as hikers explore Georgia's nightlife on a walk through the woods after dark. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Putt-Putt Under The Stars
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 9 PM to 10 PM
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 9 PM to 10 PM
Our miniature golf course will be open after hours for this family event which will include music, wacky golf games and prizes. Who will be the first person to make the hole blindfolded? Have you ever shot a hole on your belly? All this and more will be included in this evening of putt-putt under the stars.  $6 per participant or $20 for a family of 4. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Full Moon Paddle
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Join a guided tour of Clark Hill Lake and enjoy a peaceful paddle under the bright moon. enjoy the night sky as you star gaze and hear the different night sounds. The program will go on if it is cloudy or light rain. Meet at bathhouse 1 to receive your life jackets. Time 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm  $10.00 - Person or $15.00 - for a canoe $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 8 AM to 2 PM
We will begin the day with a beach sweep; Help us clean the shoreline beginning at 8 am. At 10 am our kids fishing rodeo begins. Kids fifteen and younger will enjoy fishing in a stock cove. The fun will continue from 12 pm- 2 pm with a kids bouncy house and water fun. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Elijah Clark State Park
2959 McCormick Highway
Lincolnton, GA 30817
Lincoln County

GPS Coordinates:
N 33.8540080 | W -82.4095420

Located 7 miles northeast of Lincolnton on Highway 378.

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Elijah Clark State Park
2959 McCormick Highway
Lincolnton, GA 30817 View Details

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