Duckett Mill Campground is located on Lake Sidney Lanier. With over 692 miles of shoreline, the lake is well known for its aqua-blue water, spectacular scenery and variety of recreational activities. The lake has over 11 million visitors annually.
Constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s, Lake Lanier is a multi-purpose lake that provides for flood protection, power production, water supply, navigation, recreation and fish and wildlife management.
Duckett Mill Campground offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including fishing, swimming and bike riding. On the lake there are opportunities for wake boarding, kayaking, boating and much more.
There’s also a swimming beach and a boat ramp (located just outside the campground) avaliable for campers.
The campground boasts 97 sites with water and electric hookup plus 14 tent-only sites. Restrooms/showerhouses, laundry facilities and a playground are among the amenities here.
Lake Lanier’s expansive 38,000 surface water acres touches five counties in northern Georgia. The lake, surrounded by rolling farmland, is just 1 hour from Atlanta.
Head to Don Carter State Park for birding and hiking opportunities, or climb Sawnee Mountain at the Sawnee Mountain Preserve for breathtaking views of the area.
The nearby cities of Dawsonville, Dalonega and Gainesville provide a wide variety of leisure activities.
Charges & Cancellations
Cancellations must be made via the online/phone reservation system or in person at the gatehouse. Cancellation calls to the gatehouse will not be honored.To reach this park take state route 400 north to exit 17, turn right
on Georgia Highway 306, turn right on Georgia Highway 53, turn right on Duckett Mill road. Follow Duckett Mill Road into the campground.
Reservations can be made online at recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.