J. Strom Thurmond Lake

Cherokee Recreation Area

Latitude, Longitude: 33.709133, -82.339826

Amenities: Launching ramp, comfort station, drinking water, picnic area, 2 large picnic shelters, playground, facilities for handicapped, courtesy dock, ramp, swim beach, security lighting.

Fees: $3 per vehicle for boat launching, $4 per vehicle for day use, Shelters can be reserved in advance for $75


Cherokee is located in Lincoln County, Georgia, near the City of Lincolnton. From Augusta take GA 104 (Washington road) and follow to where the Little River bridge crosses Thurmond Lake. Cherokee is located on the right after the bridge.