Hartwell Picnic Shelters

Recreation Areas - Picnic Shelters

Picinic Shelters and Day Use Recreation Area Rentals: are available at many U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-operated parks on Hartwell Lake. These shelters and day use areas are ideal for family reunions, birthday parties, church picnics, civic group meetings, company picnics, and other group outings.

Reservations are made by calling toll-free at 877-444-6777, or online at www.recreation.gov.  For general questions you may call the Hartwell Lake Office toll-free at 888-893-0678, however, reservations can no longer be made through this office.  Reservations must be made a minimum of 3 days in advance and can be made up to one year in advance.

Payment of reservation fees must be made in full at the time the reservation is placed by credit or debit card.  A $10 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation more than 14 days in advance.  There are no refunds if you cancel your reservation within 14 days of your scheduled arrival date.

Parking is not guaranteed, and in some areas may be limited.  THERE IS A $5.00 PER VEHICLE CHARGE (CREDIT/DEBIT CARD ONLY) FOR ALL VEHICLES ENTERING THE PARK, EXCEPT FOR THE VEHICLE OF THE PERSON MAKING THE RESERVATION – PLEASE BRING YOUR CONFIRMATION LETTER.  PLEASE INFORM YOUR GUESTS OF THE $5.00 FEE (CREDIT/DEBIT CARD ONLY).

Federal Park Regulations: Complete rules and regulations are from Title 36, Part 327, Rules and Regulations Governing Water Resources Development Projects, and posted at bulletin boards in parks and copies are available at the Hartwell Lake Office.

**ANY EVENT THAT INCLUDES INFLATABLE BOUNCE HOUSES, SLIDES, ETC. REQUIRES A SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT, WHICH MUST BE REQUESTED AT LEAST 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE, FROM THE HARTWELL LAKE OFFICE AT 706-856-0300.**


 

GENERAL PARK RULES:  

  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE PROIHIBITED.

  • AMPLIFED SOUND EQUIPMENT, OR LOUD AUDIO DEVICES, IS PROHIBITED.

  • ALL VEHICLES MUST PARK IN DESIGNATED PARKING SPOTS, AND DRIVEN ON AUTHORIZED ROADWAYS ONLY.

  • ALL PETS MUST BE PENNED, CAGED, OR ON A LEASH NO LONGER THAN SIX (6) FEET IN LENGTH.

  • POSSESSION OF LOADED FIREARMS, AMMUNITION, OR FIREWORKS IS PROHIBITED IN ALL U.S. CORPS OF ENGINEERS RECREATION AREAS.

  • PLEASE OBSERVE THE POSTED PARK OPERATIONAL HOURS (6 AM - 10 PM).

 


Capacity: 264 
Reservation Fee: $100
Tables: 26    Grills: 2
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  • Broyles


Capacity: 36
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 6    Grills: 2
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Capacity: 60
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 10    Grills: 2
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Elrod Ferry #2

Capacity: 90 
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 15    Grills: 2
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Capacity: 50 
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 4     Grills: 1
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Capacity: 48
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 8    Grills: 2
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Capacity: 36
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 3     Grills: 1
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Capacity: 72
Reservation Fee: $50
Tables: 12     Grills: 1
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* All recreation areas, except Big Oaks, require an additional $5 use fee for all vehicles entering park.