Motor vehicles must stay on established roads, parking lots, pads. Carters Lake is truly one of North Georgia’s lesser know jewels. Go past Woodring until you come to the boat ramp. Carpooling encouraged. Located at the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains, its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which includes: camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting. Campfires in approved fireplaces at designated campsites only. At least 1 campsite in each of the larger campgrounds is ADA accessible and near to ADA accessible restroom. Park Entrance Permits and Camping Fees are required. Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 180 Day(s) in advance. County Road 31 CARTER KNOLLS CAMPGROUND Entrance Horseshoe Pits BIG THOMPSON CAMPGROUND SOUTH SHORE CAMPGROUND Day Use Area County Road 31 County Road 31 Day Use Area Carter Lake Sailing Club (Private) County Road 31 Golden Loop Entrance Meadow View Loop EAGLE CAMPGROUND Garden Area Entrance 4707 South NORTH PINES CAMPGROUND Talon Loop Dam View Loop Campground … Lost Creek Campground has 16 sites for tents (no RVs). Dump Stations: Carter Lake: 1 - South entrance The only alcohol allowed is at individual campsites or on a boat - *no kegs*. Total (96): Pavilion (1), Standard (17), Standard Electric (70), Tent Only (8). Park Entrance Permits and Camping Fees are required. Motor vehicles must stay on established roads, parking lots, pads. Carter Lake Marina at Carter Lake (970-667-1062) All campgrounds are open for reservations including Horsetooth Reservoir, Carter Lake, Pinewood/Flatiron Reservoirs, and Hermit Park Open Space. Peak season is April through October. The Bureau of Reclamation is solely responsible for power generation. Carpooling encouraged. In addition to camping permits, daily or annual entrance permits are required and available at park entrances. Carters Lake is located in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, midway between Atlanta and Chattanooga. If camping, please review the following guidance before your stay. Please use a JavaScript enabled browser in order to access the full functionality of this site. spreading tree-killing insects and diseases. Upon arrival, set up campsite. In July, August, and September, 75% of the sites can be reserved in advance. Parking may be limited. Closed: Nov 1 - Feb 28, Big Thompson (Park address: 1800 S.C.R. The only alcohol allowed is at individual campsites or on a boat - *no kegs*. Inlet Bay Marina at Horsetooth Reservoir (970-223-0140), Drinking water and vault restrooms located in each campground. No secondary units allowed at campsites. Do not bring firewood from outside Larimer County to avoid Read more https://www.larimer.org/spotlights/2020/09/15/larimer-county-open-fire-ban-extended. All campground restrooms and showerhouses are open. Sites E1-E22 Reservation is for one camping unit at each site (excluding tents). No open fires are allowed, which includes fires in designated permanently constructed outside stationary masonry or metal fireplaces. Check upon arrival for possible fire restrictions. Check upon arrival for possible fire restrictions. Same day camping reservations are allowed during regular business hours. If you haven’t been, you should definitely put it on your list of must visit places. Available: April 1 - Oct 31 No pets allowed on swimbeaches. Aggressive dogs not allowed. Annual permits are available online, ahead of time. Walk In: Nov 1 - March 31.