Scull Shoals Historic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Some of the remaining ruins of times gone by at the Scull Shoals Historic Site

Explore over 10,000 years of history from early Native Americans to DeSoto (1540s) to Georgia's first paper mill in 1811. Take a gentle hike along the historic ruins of the old Scull Shoals Village on the banks of the Oconee River.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
Reservations: None Required
Fees No fee required
Open Season: Open year round
Restrictions: Removal of historical artifacts or any other objects from this site is strictly prohibited!
Closest Towns: The nearest town is approximately 15.5 miles, or 25 minutes, southeast  in Greensboro, GA.  Here visitors will find restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Water: None
Restroom: None
Passes: None required for this site.
Information Center: Please call the Oconee Ranger District Office at 706-485-7110

General Information

Directions:

From I-20, Exit 130, travel north on GA 44 to downtown Greensboro, GA. Take GA 15 north approximately 10.9 miles to the intersection of Macedonia Church Rd on the right. Turn right and travel approximately 2.4 miles to Forest Service Rd 1234 on the left. Turn left onto a gravel road and travel approximately 1.8 miles to Scull Shoals Historic Site.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
33.733871

  Longitude : 
-83.289157

 

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Link to Recreation.com for easy reservations by the public.

Recreation.gov, where the public can make reservations easily.


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