This excellent 500+ acre lake is very close to metro Atlanta and is ideal for a quick exercise session, try a demo boat, and short trips of 2 - 4 hours. Water is relatively clean and deep. Secure and adequate parking at boat ramp
Access is from a boat ramp also used by small powerboats. Longest one-way distance is about 2.5 miles, but there are lots of inlets for exploring. Also, you may see a large paddleboat [see picture] and hear the 730-bell carllion out on the lake.
Other activities include hiking trails, golf, & tennis. Stick around after dark and they have a great laser show at night on the side of the mountain.
Park has several lodges and large campground.
$15 daily parking, also have annual passes.
Stone Mountain Park is located 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, on Highway 78, the Stone Mountain Freeway.
Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand Up Paddling, Kayak Fishing