The majestic Lake Sinclair was created when the waters of the Oconee River were impounded by Georgia Power Company in 1953 to operate a hydro-electric generating station. The Lake Sinclair recreational area is located in the heart of Georgia. This 15,330 acre lake (with 417 miles of shoreline!), ideal for families, scout troup meetings or even church gatherings, offers over 40 campsites, picnicking, hiking, boating, fishing and swimming.
Camping Fees Camping without hook-ups: $9/site/night
Camping with hook-ups: $15/site/night
Group camping Loop C : $80/night Day Use Fees $ 3.00 per per vehicle
$ .50 per person/ Bus or Commercial vehicle or walk in.
Camp site ccupancy limited to 5 persons or immediate family.
The nearest town is approximately 8 miles, or 15 minutes, north in Eatonton, GA. Here campers will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Drinking water provided by faucets located on each loop
Bath houses: One on Loops B,C,D .One flush facility in Loop A
Annual Forest Pass: Available at the Oconee National Forest District Office Located at 1199 Madison Rd. (US 441/129) Eatonton GA. This pass sells for $ 25.00 and is valid for US Forest Service boat ramps and day use areas throughout the Chattahoochee Oconee National Forest. This pass is half price for Senior Pass holders. Interagency Federal Recreation Passes: Annual Pass: $80.00. Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Senior Pass: $10.00. A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., age 62 or older. Access Pass: Free. A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who have a permanent disability, regardless of age. Click here for detailed information on passes!
Please contact Oconee Ranger District Office at 706-485-7110
From I-20 Exit 114 in Madison Ga Take US 441/129 south 23 miles to the intersection of US 129 south., also known as the Gray Rd. Turn right at the light and travel 8 miles to the intersection of GA- 212,turn left onto GA 212 and travel 1 mile turn left onto Twin Bridges Rd. travel 1.1 miles then turn left into the campground.
The Lake Sinclair Recreation Area consists of 44 camp sites in four loops. Loop A consists of five sites with water and 50 amp electrical connections. Loop B has ten tent sites. Loop C is a group area with a two table pavilion. Loop D has 18 tent sites.
Camp host on site
4 Bath Houses and 1 flush facility
2 Boat Docks
Electric and water hookups
Standard amenities (i.e. grill, picnic tables, lantern post, etc)
No. of Sites
44 total sites. 6 sites have hook-ups.
5 sites with RV hookups (electric and water) are available in Loop A and 1 in Loop C, each with parking for 2 vehicles only. Each site limited to eight campers, unless immediate family. Each site will hold up to 2 tents.
Hookup - Water
No. of Sites
Hookups - Electric
The group camping area can accommodate up to 88 people. Camping spurs have a gravel surface and our standard amenities. The group area is secluded from other loops and offers a comfortable degree of privacy.
(all amenities listed in "Campground Camping" apply)
No. of Sites
Lake and Pond Fishing
Warm water fishing for crappie, catfish, largemouth bass, hybrids and stripers.
crappie, catfish, largemouth bass, hybrids and stripers.
Twin Bridges Foot Trail - 1.8 mi
Picnic area is adjacent to the beach, with tables and grills provided.
General Notes Parking
Overflow parking for campers is provided adjacent to Loop D.
Parking for boat trailers and vehicles is adjacent to boat ramp
Day use fee required
Hours of Operation:
Day light hours, sunrise to sunset
Boating - Motorized
GA Power doesn't permit boats with restrooms on Lake Sinclair.