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Additions to our “About Lake Allatoona” Page


If your yacht is so big you fear ripping off a few of the upper decks going under Lake Allatoona’s bridges, you’ll be happy to know we’ve added a link to the Army Corps of Engineers’ data on Bridge Elevations. Another new link gives Elevations for Boat Ramps on Lake Allatoona.  If there are items that you’d […]

Wilderness Survival School at Red Top Mountain State Park


There’s more to surviving in the wilderness than being able to outrun your companions if you’re attacked by a deranged yak in the wilds of North Georgia.  (Although that tip might save your life.) Red Top Mountain State Park in Cartersville will host a Wilderness Survival School the weekend of February 25th & 26th.  Yes, even […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (1-25-12)

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona. Contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail at [email protected] when you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids. Line-side fishing is good and live bait is working good on down-lines, free lines, and planer boards. The best times for […]

Lake Allatoona Hiking Trails


Good news! has updated information on hiking trails near Lake Allatoona.  Just in time, evidently. We would like to apologize to those who decided to take that 5-mile hike we previously suggested on what is now a 12-mile trail.  At least those who survived are buffed and ready for “bikini and surfer-dude” summers. (more…)

2012 Georgia Fishing Regulations

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (January 13, 2012) – The new 2012 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations are now available.  The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division recently distributed printed versions of the regulations to all Division offices and facilities, a number of State Parks and fishing license retailers statewide.  An online version of the new […]

Are You Ready for … GORP?

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (Jan. 4, 2012) – The new Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass (GORP) has been in effect a few days, and will help with much-needed maintenance on state wildlife areas. The new access pass provides for users including hikers, birders, cyclists and horse-riders to help cover maintenance at designated wildlife management areas, public fishing […]

Glade Marina Under New Management


Under new management since summer of 2009, Glade Marina is a more enjoyable experience than in the past while retaining all the things that made it a unique choice for boaters. Close to Red Top Mountain, the marina is secluded but enjoys a central location on Lake Allatoona and only 20 minutes outside Marietta. Its […]

Acworth’s Women’s 5K Sprint Triathlon

Lake Allatoona Triathlon

The 4th Annual Acworth Women’s Sprint Triathlon was a great success at Lake Allatoona on Sunday August 10. The event was held at Dallas Landing. The competitors swam 400 yards, cycled 13 miles and then finished with a 5K run that ended in downtown Acworth. Kim Dunker (Athens), Katie June (Roswell) and Barbara Chandler (Atlanta) […]

Slalom Ski and Trick Ski Event in June

The Atlanta Water Ski Club (AWSC) will be holding a two event Slalom Ski and Trick Ski event on Lake Acworth during the weekend of June 14-15. This is a sanctioned event through USA water ski, and competitors need to be a member. The event is open to Junior’s and Adults. 2008 Acworth Open Acworth, […]