Lakes & Recreation

Georgia Power is the largest non-government provider of recreation facilities in the state. If you are in Georgia, chances are you’re not very far from a Georgia Power lake or park.

Georgia Power lakes and parks offer boating, fishing, swimming, picturesque scenery, hiking trails, picnic areas, and campgrounds. In addition, Georgia Power leases about 30,000 acres for use as wildlife management areas operated by the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Come on out and enjoy our great outdoors.



Links to useful information regarding safety, the great outdoors, recreation, and environmental stewardship.


Tips to help you stay safe while enjoying activities on the lakes, such as boating, swimming or water skiing. Take a moment to review these water safety rules and reminders.

Shoreline Management

View our guidelines regarding shoreline management, permits, tree removal, docks and more.

Bartletts Ferry | Lake Jackson | North Georgia Lakes | Oconee/Sinclair

Permit Applications

Georgia Power is committed to preserving the scenic, environmental and recreational value of the lakes. View our general guidelines for permits and applications.

Bartletts Ferry | Lake Jackson | North Georgia Lakes | Oconee/Sinclair


Frequently Asked Questions