Lake Burton, Georgia


Lake Burton, located off Highway 76 in Georgia, is home to the state's sole reservoir trout fishery. Each fall, Lake Burton is stocked with brown trout. It also offers excellent yellow perch, chain pickerel, and spotted bass fishing. Boating and swimming are also allowed, and there are camping and picnicking facilities at Timpson Cove Park.

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Things to do & local info

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Hiking Trails:
Duncan Ridge Trail
Benton Mackaye Trail

Attractions:
North Georgia Canopy Tours
Pendergrass Flea Mkt
Tree That Owns Itself

State Parks
Georgia State Fish Hatchery, Georgia
Travelers Rest Historic Site, Georgia
Tallulah Gorge State Park, Georgia
Reece State Memorial, Georgia
Unicoi State Park Lake, Georgia

View Points
Tallulah Gorge Lookout 1
Tallulah Gorge Lookout 2

Zoo
Bear Hollow Zoo

Fishing Bait and Tackle Shops
Oakwood Sportsman, 678-450-4866, 4080 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood 30566

Fishing Regulations and license information
Georgia Fishing License

Closest Cities
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Closest Airports
Athens Ben Epps, Georgia

Regional Airports
Toccoa Rg Letourneau Field Airport, Georgia
Athens/Ben Epps Airport, Georgia
Jackson County Airport, Georgia

Information Centers
Tallulah Gorge Ranger Station

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Map of Lake Burton, Georgia


Restaurants in the vicinity
Louie's On the Lake
Asiano Restaurant
Mrs Rhodes Honey Ham Cafe
Lake Burton Cafe
Stovall House
Hotels in the vicinity
North 40 Inn
Lake Rabun Marina
Glen-Ella Springs Hotel
Guesthouse Inn Clayton
Stovall House

 

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Current Weather at Lake Burton, Georgia


Fair

46°F

Fair
Humidity: 91%
Wind: N at 5 mph

3-day forecast

Saturday
Sunny
53°F / 73°F
Sunday
Sunny
51°F / 79°F
Monday
Sunny
53°F / 78°F

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