Weldon Island

Hartwell Lake

Weldon Island Recreation Area is a 138 acre siteconsisting of mixed hardwoods and pines, with fairly steep terrain. Area is currently developed as two separate day-use areas identified as Weldon Island and Hatton’s Ford and loacted less than .5 mile apart. Weldon Island presently offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 11 picnic sites, 1 picnic shelter with water and electric service, 1 comfort station, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and associated paved roads and parking areas throughout. Hatton’s Ford offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 12 picnic sites, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and paved roads and parking areas.

Weldon Island presently offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 11 picnic sites, 1 picnic shelter with water and electric service, 1 comfort station, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and associated paved roads and parking areas throughout. Hatton’s Ford offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 12 picnic sites, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and paved roads and parking areas.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Hartwell Lake is a man-made lake bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers. The dam and lake area boasts 8 campgrounds and 11 day-use facilities that are operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The Hartwell Project was originally authorized for hydro-power, flood control, and navigation. Later, recreation, water quality, water supply and fish and wildlife management were added. Surrounding vegetation allows for plenty of shade, and the 962 miles of shoreline provide numerous swimming beaches, picnic areas and boat ramps.

Nearby Attractions

Recreation

Boating and water sports top the list of popular activities. Nearby Hattons Ford boat ramp is available year-round for visitors' convenience.

Changes & Cancellations

A $10 service fee will apply if you change or cancel a reservation more than 14 days in advance of arrival date. If you cancel a reservation within 14 days of your scheduled arrival date, you will forfeit the reservation fee.

Contact Information

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5625 ANDERSON HWY HARTWELL GA 30643

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 888-893-0678 HARTWELL PROJECT OFFICE

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Interstate 85, take Exit 4 and turn East onto Old Dobbins Bridge Road.Turn right on Andersonville Road and follow the brown directional signs. Hattons Ford ramp is located at the end of Andersonville Road. Townville, SC, 29689

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