Everything LAKE LANIER
Lake Sidney Lanier is a very large lake in NE Georgia that is famous for not only fishing but also for it's unique emerald green waters. This 39,000 acre lake has almost 700 miles of coast line and is located in 6 towns of Dawsonville, Cumming, Buford, Flowery Branch, Oakwood and Gainesville. Lanier also boasts 68 park areas, 7 sailing clubs and 10 floating marinas and is located 45 minutes from Atlanta and only 30 minutes from the Blue Ridge Mountains- close to the Tennessee border. In 1958 after the Buford dam was formed and after a decade of surveying and planning- the lake reached it's full level. The two rivers that feed Lanier are the mighty Chattahoochee to the North East and the clear trout Chestatee River to the North West. This is the best lake in the whole country for the combination of swimming, fishing and boating. See history of Lake Lanier.
Recent News on Lake Lanier
7/18/12 RANGER ATTACKED AT LAKE LANIER
3/24/12 186 DOCK PERMITS TO BE REVIEWED
3/16/12 LAKE LANIER RISES AGAIN
3/02/12 STRIPERS ARE PLENTIFUL, AND HUGE
2/14/12 GEORGIA'S 5 BEST LAKES TO FISH