LAKE Winfield Scott

Lake Winfield Scott:

In One Word: Peaceful!

Lake Winfield Scott – This is a US Forest Service recreational area north of Suches that offers camping, picnicking, boating, fishing and hiking at a 18-acres lake in the Chattahoochee National Forest year-round.

The day-use area has picnic sites with fire rings and grills. There is a designated swimming area, a playground and a bathhouse.

There is a paved boat launch for electric motors only.

There are three hiking trails:

Jarrard Gap trail is a modernly difficult trail that is about one-mile round trip. It goes up to the Appalachian Trail at Jarrard Gap.

Lake Winfield Scott trail is less than ½ mile and is an easy trail around the lake.

Slaughter Creek trail is a 2.7-mile trail that is moderately difficult. It goes up to the Appalachian Trail and partially in the Blood Mountain Wilderness Area

Click here if you need additional information on US Forestry Service, Chattahoochee National Park

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