This 138-acre park is best known for having the largest sand swimming beach of any Georgia state park. It is operated by Carroll County.
Park Amenities - It is a recreational haven for water lovers looking for boating and fishing opportunities as well. Visitors can enjoy camping, picnicking, miniature golf, volleyball and horseshoes.
31 tent, RV and trailer campsites with cable TV hookups 6 Motel-Type Efficiency Units 1 pioneer campground 4 picnic shelters 2 group shelters that seat 50 and 75 peopleminiature golfvolleyballhorseshoes12-acre and 16-acre lakesprivate boats (with electric motors only) allowed with 10 HP motor limit seasonal canoe, pedal and fishing boat rentalsfishingLarge swimming beach 3/4 mile nature trail 1 mile lake loop paved hiking trail Parking and restrooms
40 foot campsites hold the following equipment: 1 tent, 2 tents, a pop-up trailer, a trailer up to 40', or a motorhome up to 40'. Each site has water, 20 & 30 amp electrical service, cable, picnic table, grill, and fire ring. The comfort station has washer/dryer. Maximum 6 people per site. Maximum 2 vehicles per site.
Pioneer Campsite - This is a primitive, rugged site for groups only with a minimum of 10 people. Site is located by itself. Site does not have water, electric, or restrooms (must use campground facilities). No vehicles allowed at site, must park in main lot. All groups must have adult supervision.
Will accommodate 40 people overnight in bunk rooms. Has 2 full bathrooms. Linens, paper products and soap products not furnished. Kitchen fully equipped for serving 40 people. Fireplace, large outdoor grill, screened porch, & outdoor deck. Has cable hookup no TV provided and AC.
This is a motel type unit, not an individual separate cabin. One bedroom with two bouble beds. Sleeps 4. Has one full bath. Fully equipped kitchen with microwave. Heat/AC. Cable TV. No phone. Tables and grills outside. Located on lake near beach. Unit 6 is ADA accessible.
Picnic Shelters - All visitors are required to have ParkPass.
Picnic Shelter #1: Open-sided covered shelter, located close to beach, playground, restrooms, and parking. Shelter has 6 picnic tables and a grill.
Picnic Shelter #2: Open-sided covered shelter, located close to beach, playground, restrooms, and parking. This shelter is closest to new bathhouse and concession stand. Shelter has 6 picnic tables and a grill.
Picnic Shelter #3: Large L-shaped pavilion. Shelter is not enclosed but is covered. Located near beach & mini golf. Has water, electricity, grills, and 25 picnic tables. Maximum capacity of 200 is not to be exceeded.
Picnic Shelter #4: Open-sided covered shelter, located close to beach, playground, restrooms, and parking. This shelter is closest to boat rental area. Shelter has 6 picnic tables and a grill.
Enclosed shelter. Close to efficiency cabins & woods. Has kitchen, heat/AC, large covered grill, restrooms, volleyball net & horseshoe pit. Renter must check-in at park office. Security deposit may be required. All visitors are required to have parkpass.
Screened-in shelter. Close to beach & restrooms. Next to minigolf. Shelter has window fan, outside grill, and 6 tables. Cannot exceed 50 people. Renter must check-in at park office. Security deposit may be required. All visitors are required to have park pass.
Hours, Fees, Contact, Address Driving Directions & Park Map
Park Hours - 7 am - 10 pm - $5 Parking Fee. Phone - 770-830-2222 at 8 am - 5 pm - Address: John Tanner Park, 354 Tanner’s Beach Rd., Carrollton, GA 30117 - GPS Coordinates: N 33.602133 and W 085.166866 - Located 6 miles west of Carrollton off GA Hwy 16. Park Facilities Map