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SAWNEE, GA

Sawnee Campground lies just north of the Buford Dam on Lake Sidney Lanier. The site features beautiful views of the Lake as well as excellent access to boating and swimming. The lake, named for the poet, Sidney Lanier, is well known for its aqua-blue colored water, spectacular ...
Status: Open through Sat Mar 14 2015   Season Dates

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  • Campground reservations may only be made for Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Departure is by 3:00 p.m., Sundays. The campground and gates will be closed (Mondays through Wednesdays) and locked starting at 3:00 p.m., Sundays. The park will re-open at 12:00 p.m., Thursdays. Park gates are locked from 10:30 p.m. until 7 a.m. nightly.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited
  • No parking available outside the campground gates
  • For more information on Lake Sidney Lanier, please click here
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 20 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 43 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 23 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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SAWN TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0
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SAWN TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0
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SAWN TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 8 0
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 65 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 50 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 44 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 75 Pull-Through
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 57 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 80 Pull-Through
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 44 Pull-Through
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 65 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 60 Back-In
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SAWN STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 75 Pull-Through
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Overview

Overview

Sawnee Campground lies just north of the Buford Dam on Lake Sidney Lanier. The site features beautiful views of the Lake as well as excellent access to boating and swimming.

The lake, named for the poet, Sidney Lanier, is well known for its aqua-blue colored water, spectacular scenery and variety of recreational activities. Each year, over 7.5 million people come to visit.

Natural Features:

Lake Lanier boasts 38,000 surface acres, 690 miles of shoreline and over 100 small islands. Its location in the forested foothills of the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, makes for a beautiful backdrop to any activity.

Recreation:

Activities include fishing, swimming, wake boarding, kayaking and hiking.

Facilities:

Sawnee Campground offers 44 sites with electric and water hookups and 11 sites without hookups. Family-friendly amenities include hot showers, laundry facilities, a playground and sandy swimming beach.

Nearby Attractions:

Take in views of the dam at the nearby Westbank Overlook, or head northwest of the campground for scenic drives and wildlife spotting opportunities at the Sawnee Mountain Preserve.

Booking Window
Wed Sep 03 2014 - Tue Mar 03 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 Apr 10 2014 Sat Mar 14 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Within 10 Miles
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Marina
  • Restaurant
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
Apr 10 2014 -
Mar 14 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00-$44.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $30.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $30.00-$32.00

*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):
34.17667, -84.07528
34°10'36"N, 84°4'31"W

Take US 400 north exit 14, turn right on Highway 20 east, turn left onto Sanders Rd, at first stop sign turn right on Buford Dam Rd. Campground is on the left.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SAWNEE
3200 BUFORD DAM ROAD
CUMMING  GA  30041-0567

Phone Number:

Information:  (770)887-0592
Additional Information