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HARDRIDGE CREEK, AL

part ofWalter F. George Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Mon Sep 29 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Hardridge Creek Campground is situated on the shores of Walter F. George Lake on the Georgia and Alabama border. The lake is a great place to get away for a week, a weekend or just an afternoon.

Boating, swimming, fishing and camping are popular activities.

Natural Features:

Walter F. George Lake, sometimes called Lake Eufaula, stretches 85 miles up the Chattahoochee River. Visitors come to relax and play among the natural beauty of the area.

The lands surrounding the lake are forested with dense stands of mixed hardwoods. A wide variety of wildlife is commonly seen, including waterfowl, deer, squirrels, rabbits, eagles, hawks, bobcats and dozens of species of songbirds.

Recreation:

The Chattahoochie River lakes are an angler's paradise, where largemouth bass, white bass, hybrids, crappie, channel catfish and bream are found. The lake's 640 miles of shoreline offer many excellent locations for bank fishing, and a boat ramp is conveniently located nearby.

The lake and its surrounding forests provide a great locale for hiking, hunting or simply observing wildlife.

Facilities:

This recently upgraded campground offers 74 sites, 55 of which have electric and water hookups. Buddy sites that can accommodate up to 16 people each are also available.

Amenities include flush toilets, showers, drinking water, laundry facilities and a dump station.

Nearby Attractions:

The historic towns of Eufaula, Alabama and Cuthbert, Georgia are nearby. Eufaula boasts more than 20 structures and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Beautiful antebellum mansions are located throughout both towns.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • General Store
Know Before You Go
  • Gate is closed from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
31.64056, -85.10222
31°38'26"N, 85°6'8"W

From Eufaula, Alabama, take US 431 south. Turn left on SR-95, then turn left on CR-97 and continue for 10 miles. Follow signs into campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HARDRIDGE CREEK
592 U.S. GOVERNMENT RD.
ABBEVILLE AL 36310

Phone Number:

Project Office:(334)585-5945
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