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At Lake Lanier, there’s something for everyone.
Pick your pleasure – on and off the water. We’ve got it all – and it’s waiting for you!



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    August 9, 2018
    The Dragons Are Coming

    2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships Lake Lanier Lake Lanier Olympic Park will host the largest International sporting event in the area since the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Join us in welcoming the world to Gainesville-Hall County Sept. 12-16, 2018! Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available. The organizing committee for the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat Read more…

    August 9, 2018
    Gainesville-Hall ’96

    Gainesville-Hall ’96 Gainesville-Hall ’96 is a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst and to unify community efforts relative to participation in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games and other events which will have a significant impact on our community before, during and after the 1996 Games. Lake Lanier Olympic Park is a comprehensive guide to Read more…

    August 8, 2018
    1996 Centennial Olympic Games Where Legacy & Champions Grow

    Bill Fields, 1952 Olympic Gold medalist in rowing, voiced a vision for Lake Lanier when he pitched the site to be home to the rowing events in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta. During the Olympics, rowers gathered from around the globe to compete here for the Gold; for the dream of being an Read more…

    August 8, 2018
    Whats Happening at Lake Lanier Olympic Park

    Today when you visit Lake Lanier Olympic Park you will experience so much more than rowing. At the Lake Lanier Olympic Park, you can relax on their beautiful sandy beach, enjoy a picnic and a good book in Fields Memorial Butterfly garden, or take a walk through the park taking in wonderful art. For the fishing lovers fishing, Read more…

    August 7, 2018
    Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club – LCKC

    Founded in 1996 LCKC is a Flatwater Sprint Canoe and Kayak Club that offers opportunities for everyone from Olympic athletes to the recreational enthusiast. LCKC is a 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to continuing the 1996 Olympic legacy of promoting the sport of flatwater canoe and kayak on Lake Lanier. The club offers everything between Read more…

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