Outdoor Activities in Eatonton, GA

Life in Eatonton, GA centers around the lake and outdoor activities. Kayak and canoe rentals are available directly at The Lodge, but you also may want to rent a boat or jet ski while visiting.

At The Lodge, we’re often asked what activities are available for kids. We highly recommend trying geocaching. Geocaching is a modern day treasure hunt. Best of all – it’s free! Simply download the app, look for markers, and explore. There is a paid version of the app where you have to solve clues to unlock new markers.


Geocaching - A Modern Day Treasure Hunt

Geocaching is a fun way to spend the day exploring the Eatonton area. Don’t know what geocaching is? Geocaching is a type of global treasure hunt of people looking for caches, or hidden stashes of objects. Geocaching may also be described as a series of hide-and-seek games, where hiders provide online clues for seekers. Seekers use global positioning system (GPS) devices to find hidden caches.

How to play

  • Visit https://www.geocaching.com/play and download the app on your phone
  • Create a free account in the app
  • Use the app to find the geocache location. Keep in mind these may be large or small and in most cases they will be hidden. It’s up to you to find them
  • Share your experience in the app

Hint: If you’re at the hotel, your first geocache find is really, really close.

Rock Hawk Effigy

Rock Hawk Effigy Hiking and Biking Trails

The Rock Hawk Effigy mound is an archaeological site that consists of thousands of quartzite in the shape of a large bird. It is believed that the site was constructed between 1,000 and 3,000 years ago by Woodland Indians. The Rock Hawk Park is now an outdoor classroom with hundreds of educational displays along it’s 30 miles of hiking and biking trails. There are also viewing towers, a beach, and other historic sites within the park.

Oconee Springs Park

Oconee Springs Park

One of the drawbacks to Lake Oconee is that most of it is residential and there are few public access points. While there is a gate fee at Oconee Springs Park, it does have outdoor activities including a beach, lakeside waterpark, and recreational areas.

Jet ski and boat rentals

Boat and Jet Ski Rentals

Boating is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Eatonton. While you can rent kayaks and canoes at The Lodge on Lake Oconee, some guests prefer to rent jet skis, pontoon boats, ski boats, or wake boats.

Anchors Marina

1054 Lake Oconee Pkwy
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 623-0024

H2O Adventures

411 Pea Ridge Rd SE
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 800-8420

Oconee Wild Watersports

1133 Lake Oconee Pkwy
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 816-0166

Sun Life Marinas

144 Collis Marina Rd NE
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 485-7596

Young Harris Watersports

1139 Lake Oconee Pkwy
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 200-1720

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

While there are many golf courses in the area, most are private or semi-private. You will need to call the private golf courses in order to find out if they have public play at the time of your visit.

Public Golf Courses

Uncle Remus Golf Course

9 holes over 3,390 yards with a par of 36 (Municipal)

120 Hambone Holle Dr
Eatonton, GA 31024-6555
(706) 485-6850

The Landing At Reynolds Lake Oconee

18 holes over 6,926 yards with a par of 72 (Public)

1101 Landing Dr
Greensboro, GA 30642-4192
(706) 467-1564

The Club At Lake Sinclair

18 holes over 6,300 yards with a par of 72

3700 Sinclair Dam Rd NE
Milledgeville, GA 31061-9340
(478) 452-3220

Private Golf Courses

Great Waters Course At Reynolds Lake Oconee

18 holes over 7,048 yards with a par of 72

112 Plantation Dr
Eatonton, GA 31024
(800) 800-5250

The Golf Club at Cuscowilla

18 holes over 6,847 yards with a par of 70

640 Old Phoenix Rd
Eatonton, GA 31024
(800) 458-5351

The Preserve Course At Reynolds Lake Oconee

18 holes over 6,698 yards with a par of 72

1091 Clubhouse Ln
Greensboro, GA 30642-4935
(800) 322-1665

The National At Reynolds Lake Oconee

9 holes over 3,495 yards with a par of 36

1130 National Dr
Greensboro, GA 30642-5228
(706) 467-1142

The Creek Club At Reynolds Lake Oconee

18 holes over 7,079 yards with a par of 72

1100 Creek Club Dr
Greensboro, GA 30642-6437
(706) 467-1680