Lake Chatuge


Lake Chatuge

Town(s): Blairsville GA, Hiawassee GA, Young Harris GA

Size: 7000 acres
Average Depth: 25 feet
Maximum Depth: 120 feet

Swimming: Unknown

Lake Chatuge is a stunning man-made lake located in the mountains of northern Georgia. It covers over 7,000 acres of water and is surrounded by a beautiful landscape of rolling hills, forests, and mountains. The lake is a popular destination for a variety of water sports, including boating, fishing, swimming, and more.

One of the most unique features of Lake Chatuge is its breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. The lake is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which provide a stunning backdrop for any outdoor adventure. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish, making it a popular destination for anglers.

In addition to the water activities, there are also numerous hiking and biking trails located around the lake, as well as several parks and campgrounds. These provide ample opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Overall, Lake Chatuge is a true paradise for anyone looking to get away from it all and immerse themselves in nature. With its crystal clear water and abundance of recreational opportunities, it's no wonder that Lake Chatuge is a beloved destination for locals and visitors alike.

Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species:

Fish Species: Flathead Catfish, White Bass, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Carp, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Channel Catfish, White Catfish, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Unknown
Ramp Comments: Chatuge Cove Marina Boat Ramp (Hiawassee) Hiwassee Dam Boat Ramp (Hayesville) Persimmon Creek Boat Ramp (Blairsville) Meeks Park Boat Ramp (Blairsville) Old Hwy 76 Boat Ramp (Young Harris) Towns County Park Boat Ramp (Young Harris) Brasstown Creek Boat Ramp (Blairsville) Young Harris College Boat Ramp (Young Harris)
Parking Spaces: Unknown

Directions: Head north on I-75. Take exit 288 for US-129 N/GA-11 N/GA-5 N toward Gainesville/Cleveland. Turn right onto US-129 N/GA-11 N/GA-5 N. Follow US-129 N/GA-11 N/GA-5 N for about 75 miles until you reach the town of Blairsville. In Blairsville, turn left onto GA-75 N. Follow GA-75 N for about 15 miles until you reach the lake.
Shoreline Development: Unknown