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AMITY, AL

part ofWest Point Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Wildlife at Amity Campground
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 22 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Amity Campground is a waterfront facility on the western shore of West Point Lake, which spans parts of Alabama and Georgia.

This man-made lake has 525 miles of shoreline that provide excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.

Natural Features:

Surrounded by rolling fields and deep forests that display outstanding fall foliage, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The campground is forested and sits on the shore overlooking the 25,900-acre lake.

Recreation:

Whether sailing, wind surfing or power boating, West Point Lake is a boater's paradise. There are boat ramps in 34 public recreation areas around the lake, including Amity, as well as two privately owned full-service marinas.

Fishing is one of the most popular activities on the lake. A dozen creeks and more than 40 square miles of lake provide plenty of good fishing spots for the thousands of anglers who fish here regularly. The lake abounds with bass, catfish, crappie and bream.

Bank fishing is excellent at many locations, including public fishing piers at Hardley Creek, Rocky Point and McGee Bridge parks.

Several trails wind along the lake and through the landscape, including the Lakeside Trail, which is perfect for mountain biking.

A wildlife management area of nearly 10,000 acres, located at the upper end of the lake, provides habitat for many types of wildlife.

Facilities:

Amity Campground offers more than 50 reservable campsites, most of which have electric and water hookups; there are also a few tent-only, non-electric sites.

Basketball and tennis courts and a playground provide additional recreation opportunities for guests.

Nearby Attractions:

The lake offers 25 day-use parks. While many people visit the lake to boat and camp, the parks offer a variety of other recreation facilities including tennis courts, ball fields, basketball courts, fishing piers with fish attractors, hiking trails and picnic shelters for individuals or large groups.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Playground
  • Basketball Courts
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Gates are locked from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • $3 fee for visitors of registered campers from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Exotic pets and livestock not permitted
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
32.97083, -85.22222
32°58'15"N, 85°13'20"W

From West Point and Lanett, Georgia, travel north on Stateline Road/County Road 212 for approximately 7 miles and watch for a sign for the campground on the right side of the road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

AMITY
1001 COUNTRY ROAD 393
LANETT  AL  36863

Phone Number:

Information:  (334)499-2404
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