Rereg Dam Day Use Area Shelter

Carters Lake

Reregulation Dam Day Use Area is actually two day use areas situated on the North and South Sides of the Coosawattee River. Both areas provide picnic sites, fishing piers and water access. The South Regulation Area encompasses an award winning nature trail that has an easy hike rating and can be enjoyed by all. The North Regulation Area contains a shelter that can be reserved.

The area provides picnic sites, restrooms, fishing piers, and water access. Shelter (CL-46) seating capacity is 100 people maximum and parking capacity of 50 vehicles.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Carters Lake embraces a spectacular tract of foothills scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. It covers 3,200 surface acres and has 62 miles of undeveloped shoreline.

Nearby Attractions

The Cities of Ellijay and Chatsworth are about 30 minutes away, offering restaurants, grocery stores, and fuel, along with other amenities.


Fishing is a popular activity at the Reregulation Dam. Major species include bass (hybrid, striped and spotted) crappie, walleye, bream and catfish.

Contact Information


975 Powerhouse Road Chatsworth GA 30705

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 706-334-2248

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Atlanta: Take Interstate 75 North until Exit 293, turn right onto Georgia Highway 411 North, travel approximately 30 miles; take a right onto Georgia Highway 136 East; proceed across railroad tracks; turn left onto Old Highway 411 North, continue approximately 3/4 mile; turn right into Reregulation Dam Day Use Area.

10493 Old Hwy 411
Chatsworth, GA 30705

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