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Walter F. George Lake

Walter F. George Lake extends 85 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Georgia/Alabama border, primarily in Clay County and Fort Gaines. It is formed by the Walter F. George Lock and Dam, and opened in 1963 after six years of construction. It contains 45,180 acres of water and 650 miles of shoreline.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Site
Corps Lake Gateway Site (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge (Georgia Department of Natural Resources)
Florence Marina State Park (Georgia Department of Natural Resources)
Walter F. George Lake (
Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

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Lake Walter F. George at George T. Bagby State Park
Source: Tim Sewell