Outdoor fun on West Point Lake in LaGrange, GA

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Located a short distance from Atlanta, LaGrange and West Point Lake make an easy day trip or an ideal weekend getaway.

With over 26,000 acres of gorgeous water and 525 miles of coastline, there is something for everyone at West Point Lake, Georgia!

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Fishing on West Point Lake

Some of the best fishing is found on West Point Lake,.

With over 26,000 acres of water and 525 miles of coastline, this recreational reservoir is perfect for fishing! Both Alabama & Georgia fishing licenses are recognized on West Point Lake. Bass fishing takes center stage here, and there are many varieties waiting for you. There are spotted bass, wide mouth bass, striped bass, white bass, black crappie, bluegill, channel catfish and redbreast sunfish that want to tempt you.

Rent a boat for the day and hit the lake for some good fishing adventures. Prefer to bring your own boat? No problem! There are 30 recreational areas with boat ramps. Drop your boat in the water and you are off for a day of fun on the water! You never know, you might catch a prize-winning fish! Boat rentals can be made with GLL Marine, Highland Marina Resort, and Southern Harbor Resort Marina.

You never know - maybe you'll catch a prize winner at West Point Lake.

West Point Lake is renowned for its fishing – in fact, over 70 fishing tournaments a year are held on the lake. Never picked up a rod before but want to learn? No problem! Head over to Highland Marina Resort, and let an expert teach you the tips, tricks, and insider scoop on fishing.

Float, Swim, Paddle & Kayak on West Point Lake

Kayak or paddleboard along West Point Lake's 525 miles of coastline

For adventure lovers, GLL Marine offers both paddleboard and kayak rentals. Paddleboarding and kayaking are great ways to see nature up close and personal and get your daily exercise in. But for those who just want to play in the water, West Point Lake is perfect for that too!

Boating on West Point Lake is the best fun for everyone.

No matter what your style of water fun, West Point Lake has it!

Tired of the water, or just want a break to grab a picnic lunch? Check out one of the parks that surround the lake. Many of them have tennis courts, basketball courts, and even fishing piers. Take a hike down one of the hiking trails. Eat a picnic at one of the shelters as you enjoy the natural surroundings.

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More fun in LaGrange!

Don't let the fun end – LaGrange is a fantastic place to visit while you are at West Point Lake. Sweetland Amphitheatre hosts some top name acts – Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Corey Smith and others grace the stage at Sweetland. So sit back, enjoy some tunes as the sun slides down, and maybe have a twirl or two on the lawn as you unwind.

Spend the evening at Sweetland Amphitheatre as you watch the sun slide down and listen to the some great music

Don't forget the Biblical History Museum, that makes history come alive – literally! Walk through an ancient village, and learn about everyday life in ancient times.

The Biblical History Center in LaGrange, GA will bring ancient everyday living to life.

Hills and Dales Estate is filled with history, so make time to tour this spectacular estate and its vast gardens that are renowned throughout the South.

The gardens of Hills & Dales Estate are renowned throughout the South. The estate is meticulously maintained and is a good way to spend a morning or afternoon when visiting West Point Lake or LaGrange, GA

 

The gardens of Hills & Dales Estate are renowned throughout the South. The estate is meticulously maintained and is a good way to spend a morning or afternoon when visiting West Point Lake or LaGrange, GA

 

Where to Stay When Visiting West Point Lake & LaGrange

You have so many choices when it comes to where to stay! If you want to stay on the lake, there are cabin & cottage rentals galore! Check out both Highland Marina Resort and Southern Harbor Resort Marina. Prefer to stay in town?
Great Wolf Lodge has opened a new resort in LaGrange and is great for the whole family.
Right in the heart of downtown, and a short walk from a collection of local eateries and shopping is the new Courtyard by Marriot.
Don't let your summer slip by without a visit to West Point Lake and LaGrange – and drop us a line and let us know your favorite activity!

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Summer fun is boating & fishing on West Point Lake, in Georgia. And don't forget to visit LaGrange for even more fun!

Summer fun is boating & fishing on West Point Lake, in Georgia. And don't forget to visit LaGrange for even more fun!

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