Nature in All Its Glory It’s here in Columbia County, Georgia!

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Camping, boating, swimming, log cabins, hiking, mountain biking, and one of the finest bass fishing spots in the nation… it’s here in Columbia County.

Augusta Canal National Heritage Area

Hike, paddle or explore by guided Petersburg boat tour. The Augusta Canal flows from the headgates at Columbia County’s scenic Savannah Rapids Park past miles of historic and natural landscape.

3300 Evans-to-Locks Road
Martinez, GA 30907

Reed Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center

Stroll along the boardwalk overlooking the wetlands and learn a little about the local flora and fauna at this facility in the heart of Martinez off Fury’s Ferry Road, on the same site as Reed Creek Wetlands. It’s the perfect location for the small birthday party or garden club luncheon.

3820 Park Lane
Martinez, GA 30907

Bartram Trail

Hike and mountain bike through peaceful pine forest on this famous trail.

Wildwood Park

Get your game on – Wildwood Park on Clarks Hill Lake features three championship disc golf courses at the International Disc Golf Center, horse riding trails, hiking and mountain biking trails, picnic area, fishing, boat ramps, RV campsites, swimming beach, and the International Disc Golf Center Hall of Fame. Wildwood Park was voted Best Campground in Columbia County and Metro Augusta by readers of the Columbia County Magazine numerous times.

3780 Dogwood Lane
Appling, GA 30802

Clarks Hill Lake

Fish, swim, paddle and play at J. Strom Thurmond Lake and Dam at Clarks Hill (known to Georgians as Clarks Hill Lake), the largest lake east in Georgia. Millions of people visit the many public parks, marinas, and campgrounds conveniently located around the lake to pursue a variety of outdoor recreational experiences – making Clarks Hill one of the 10 most visited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation.

At normal pool elevation, Clarks Hill comprises nearly 71,100 acres of water with a 1,200-mile shoreline. 866-391-7677

Mistletoe State Park

Camping, boating, swimming, log cabins, and one of the finest bass fishing spots in the nation…it’s here at Mistletoe State Park in Appling, Georgia, Columbia County.

Located on 71,100-acre Clarks Hill Lake near Augusta, this park’s boat ramps provide easy access to one of the Southeast’s largest lakes. Cool off at the sandy beach, or hike/bike miles of shaded nature trails. The campground is situated on a peninsula, offering spectacular views of both sunset and sunrise over the open water.

  • Campgrounds
  • Cottage/Log Cabin rentals
  • Fishing
  • Boat ramps
  • Canoe rentals
  • Swimming beach
  • Picnic tables
  • Nature trails
3723 Mistletoe Road
Appling, GA