Lake Winfield Scott Dam
Photo taken by pam phillips in October 2015
+34.73944, -83.9734334°44'22" N, 83°58'24" W
Lake Winfield Scott is an 18-acre mountain pond located 10 miles (16 km) south of Blairsville, Georgia in Union County. The lake, which is owned and managed by the U.S. Forest Service, is the source of Cooper Creek. It is the centerpiece of the Forest Service's Lake Winfield Scott Recreation Area, a park which features hiking, fishing, boating and other outdoor activities. At 2,854 feet (870 m) elevation it is one of Georgia's highest altitude lakes. The various habitats surrounding the lake support a wide assortment of plants and animals.
- October 31, 2015: Added by pam phillips