From Atlanta: Take Interstate 75 North until Exit 293, turn right onto Georgia Highway 411 North, travel approximately 30 miles; take a right onto Georgia Highway 136 East; proceed across railroad tracks; turn left onto Old Highway 411 North, continue approximately six (6) miles and turn right onto Highway 76, travel approximately 3.5 miles and turn right onto Woodring Branch Road; proceed almost five (5) miles and continue straight into Woodring Branch Day Use Area.
5600 Woodring Branch Road
Ellijay, GA 30540
BIKING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, DAY USE AREA, MOUNTAIN BIKING, KAYAKING, CANOEING, BIRDING
Woodring Day Use Area is located in the North Georgia Mountains about 70 miles north of Atlanta on Carters Lake. The sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, boating, mountain biking, fishing, hunting and picnicking.
Boaters visit Carters Lake to enjoy its solitude and scenic beauty. Whether in a powerboat or sailboat on the open water or paddling along the shoreline in a canoe, Carters Lake offers enjoyable boating experiences for everyone. Fishing is a popular activity on the lake. Major species include bass (largemouth, smallmouth, hybrid, striped and spotted) crappie, walleye, bream and catfish.
Woodring Day Use Area provides boaters with a launch ramp with two lanes and courtesy dock. The area also provides ample picnic sites and restrooms. The shelter (CL-11) seating capacity is 50 people maximum and parking capacity of 25 vehicles.
Carters Lake embraces a spectacular tract of foothills scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. It covers 3,200 surface acres and has 62 miles of undeveloped shoreline.
The City of Ellijay is about 30 minutes away, offering restaurants, grocery stores and fuel, along with other amenities.
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