John Tanner State Park

State: Georgia

Address 1: 354 Tanners Beach Rd

City: Carrollton

Zip: 30117

Phone: 770-830-2222

Open all Year: Yes

Number of Sites: 33

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

About: This west Georgia park is best known for having the largest sand swimming beach of any Georgia state park. 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. Six motel type units are located near the beach, each with a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living area and bedroom. The park is named after a local businessman who operated the property as a private park from 1954 until 1971.

138 Acres
12-Acre and 16-Acre Lakes
31 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites – cable TV hookups
Group Lodge (sleeps 40)
6 Motel-Type Efficiency Units — #1 is dog friendly
4 Picnic Shelters
2 Group Shelters (seat 50 and 75)
Pioneer Campground
Swimming Beach – largest of any Georgia state park

Pedal Boat and Fishing Boat Rental (seasonal)
Boating – private boats permitted, electric motors only
Hiking – 3/4-mile nature trail and 1-mile lake loop trail
Miniature Golf

Directions: Located 6 miles west of Carrollton off Ga. Hwy. 16.