Carters Lake embraces a spectacular tract of foothills scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. Its sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of recreational opportunities which include camping, fishing, picnicking, boating, mountain biking and hunting.
Carters Lake has 3200 surface acres
Carters Lake is more than 450 feet deep
Carters Dam is the tallest earthen dam east of Mississippi river
Carters Lake shoreline has no private docks or development along 62 miles of natural shoreline
The lake is named after Farrish Carter who owned property nearby in the 1800’s