PAYNES CREEK(HARTWELL LAKE), GA

Paynes Creek is an ideal campground for families and groups of friends looking to stay at Hartwell Lake, one of the largest and most popular lakes in the Southeast. The facility boasts a sandy swimming beach, boat ramp and a children's playground.Paynes Creek Campground is on ...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 07 2014   Season Dates

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  • Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.
  • Same day reservations are allowed
  • Golf carts, ATVs and motorized scooters are prohibited
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • Learn more about camping at Hartwell Lake
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 27 Back-In
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 27 Back-In
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 29 Back-In
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 34 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 52 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 40 Back-In
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 60 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 45 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 40 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 42 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 38 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 47 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 41 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 41 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 43 Back-In
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 25 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 35 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 30 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 38 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 25 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 35 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 30 Back-In
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 46 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 45 Pull-Through
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PAYNES CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 10 44 Pull-Through
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Overview

Overview

Paynes Creek is an ideal campground for families and groups of friends looking to stay at Hartwell Lake, one of the largest and most popular lakes in the Southeast. The facility boasts a sandy swimming beach, boat ramp and a children's playground.

Natural Features:

Paynes Creek Campground is on the Tugaloo River arm of Hartwell Lake. The lake covers nearly 56,000 acres with a shoreline of 962 miles. Over 20,000 acres of public land surrounds the lake, which creates a border between Georgia and South Carolina.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing and jet skiing are popular activities on Hartwell Lake. Visiting also enjoy exploring local hiking and biking trails.

Facilities:

The campground offers 43 campsites, 37 of which have waterfront access. All sites have 50-amp electrical hookups and water. A swimming beach and playground are on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

The Chattahoochee and Nantahala National Forests are northwest of the lake, providing additional recreational activities, such as hiking, fishing, hunting and canoeing.

Booking Window
Thu Aug 21 2014 - Sat Feb 21 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Flush Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
STANDARD ELECTRIC $24.00-$52.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
STANDARD ELECTRIC $24.00-$52.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.47917, -82.97528
34°28'45"N, 82°58'31"W

From I-85, take GA Exit 177, proceed south on GA Highway 77 for 5 miles. Follow directional signs last 10 miles to the campground.

From Hartwell, GA, take Highway 51 north until you reach a four-way stop; turn left and follow directional signs to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

PAYNES CREEK(HARTWELL LAKE)
518 RAMP ROAD
HARTWELL  GA  30643

Phone Number:

Information:  (888)893-0678
Additional Information