APPLING, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, J. Strom Thurmond Project is extending the closure dates at West Dam Day Use Area for repaving through Jan. 1, 2023.
Lake Springs and Clarks Hill Recreation Areas are nearby alternatives for day use activities during the closure.
Also, paving activities will prevent access to the Bartram Trail and parking lot area at the entrance to the park. The closest, alternate access points to the trail are along Lake Springs Road and at the main trailhead entrance located outside of Petersburg Campground.
For more information, contact Henry Way, Chief Ranger or the J. Strom Thurmond Project Office at 800-533-3478, or 864-333-1100.
To learn more about the lake before you visit, please click here: Visit Thurmond Lake.
Release no. 22-028