Moccasin Creek State Park

3655 Highway 197
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Sitting on the shores of lovely Lake Burton, Moccasin Creek prides itself on being “where spring spends the summer.” Despite its mountain location, the park is relatively flat, offering easy navigation for large RVs, children’s bicycles and wheelchairs. A fully accessible fishing pier sits above a trout-filled creek open only to seniors 65 and older and children 11 and younger, as well as all ages with a Georgia disability fishing license.


  • 32 Acres 

  •  54 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($29-$32) 

  • Picnic Shelter ($45) 

  • Boat Dock and Ramp 

  • Wheelchair-Accessible Fishing Pier


  • Hiking - 2-Mile Hemlock Falls Trail, 1-Mile Non-Game Interpretive Trail with Wildlife Observation Tower, Appalachian Trail nearby

  • Lake Fishing – bass, crappie, bream 

  • Stream Fishing – restricted to seniors 65 and older and children 11 and younger 

  • Canoe and Kayak Rental (seasonal) 

  • GeoCaching • Playground 

  • Visit Burton Fish Hatchery

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