Lake Peachtree

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Information About Lake Peachtree

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Lake Peachtree is located in the heart of Peachtree City. Being that it is located in the heart of the city It makes it hard to miss for both visitors and residence alike. For years this lake has and continues to be an important landmark for the community.

In fact, it has been over 50 years since the lake was created by damming up flat creek. The dam was officially completed and the lake began to fill in 1957. Back then Peachtree City was just getting started. In fact, it wasn't even chartered yet. That happened on March 9, 1959.

Boating Rules For Lake Peachtree

Lake Peachtree does have a few boating laws. For example, only certain people can opperate gasoline powered boats on the lake. These people have to be living in the homes that have "lake rights". These specific homes are those that are located on the western shore of the lake. These boats can be identified by the official "Lake Peachtree Association Sticker". All gasoline powered boats with lake rights must have these stickers attached at all times.

If you do not have the right to operate a gasoline powered boat on the lake, you can operate all other types of boats that do not use a gasoline powered engine. Some examples of acceptable boats are boats with battery powered engines, sail boats, canoes, kayaks, row boats, and any other type of boat or flotation device that isn't gas powered.

Other Rules For Lake Peachtree

Swimming is permitted in Lake Peachtree. The city asks that swimmers enter the water only from the Battery Way Boat Dock.

Fishing is also permitted in Lake Peachtree but each person fishing must have a valid current fishing license from the State of Georgia.

Nearby Places

Like we mentioned earlier on, Lake Peachtree is in the heart of Peachtree City. Some of the places within easy walking distance from the lake are:

1. The City Library
2. All Childrens Park
3. Drake Field
4. The Battery Way Park
5. The Village Green Disc Golf Course

Where is Lake Peachtree

What Does Lake Peachtree Have To Offer

1. Public Boat Ramp & Dock (Battery Way Boat Ramp)
2. Private Boat Ramp & Dock (Pinecrest Boat Ramp)
3. Dam
4. 270 Acres of Water
5. Portable Bathroom (Battery Way Park)
6. Boating
7. Kayaking
8. Swimming
9. Fishing
10. Paddle Boarding
11. Scenic View

Photos of Lake Peachtree

More Information About Lake Peachtree

Address: Peachtree City, GA 30269
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3 Responses to Lake Peachtree

  1. Robert on June 22, 2016 at 6:35 pm

    Is the lake ready to be fished in

  2. Samuel on April 22, 2016 at 11:33 pm

    Hi Roberta, and thanks for your question. I would love to give you an update on the status of the lake; unfortunately I do not live in Peachtree City. In fact, I live in Europe and do not actually know where Peachtree City is located. I know this does not completely answer your question, but it’s a start. Hope this helps.

  3. Roberta on August 7, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    I visited Lake Peachtree in March 2014 and the lake was down. I read an article that indicated that the lake had been drained intentionally so homeowners could repair/renovate docks etc. Can you please provide me with the current status of the lake and any websites that might provide current information on the lake. Thank you.

Additional Information

Address: Peachtree City, GA 30269
Open: Dawn - Dusk
Closed: Dusk - Dawn

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