Lake Harding


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FOLE hosts 2018 spring lake clean up

Dothan Eagle

Date: 3/10/2018 7:15:00 AM

Epworth United Methodist Church and the Chattahoochee River Warden. Following a morning of collecting trash the volunteers were treated to a lunch sponsored by Phil’s B-B-Q. Each volunteer also received a T-shirt with a beautiful picture printed on the back

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Officials urge students to play it safe during spring break


Date: 3/9/2018 1:26:00 PM

Across the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will work to ensure public safety with state troopers enforcing state laws and assisting motorists and boaters. ALEA said parents should talk with teens, especially those who will be

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Duluth adding beer festival, river tubing and raft race to 2018 event lineup

Gwinnett Daily Post

Date: 3/2/2018 8:55:00 PM

The other is a Whatever Your Floats Boat rafting and river race event hosted in partnership with 10 Dollar Tubing June 2 on the Chattahoochee River at Rogers Bridge Park. It will offer residents a chance to go tubing on the river, or they can build a raft

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Above the Waterline: Talking to kids about climate change

Atlanta INtown

Date: 3/2/2018 7:03:00 AM

Students learn about nature at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The most dangerous thing you can do as a parent, or a teacher, is to pretend like something is not happening when it clearly is, especially when that thing will have

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Historic wooden roller coaster to flip backward at Six Flags Over Georgia

Marietta Daily Journal

Date: 2/12/2018 4:21:00 PM

and more than 3,800-feet of track racing along the banks of the Chattahoochee River backward. The Great American Scream Machine previously ran backward several decades ago. Six Flags Over Georgia opens for the 2018 season on March 10 and operates on

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 156 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,860 Acres
• Volume: 181,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 4,240 Square Miles
• Length: 13 Miles
Lake Harding, Ga | Lake Harding, Al., also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake, is a 5,850-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River and is formed by Bartlett's Ferry Dam. Lake Harding is just north of Columbus, Ga. and east of Auburn, Al.

Rev. Simpson Wilson Bartley operated a ferry known as Bartley's Ferry on the Chattahoochee River and in 1926, Bartley's Ferry Dam (misspelled Bartlett) was built. The lake is located in Harris County, Georgia with some portions of the lake going into Alabama. Lake Harding is a deep lake with a depth of over 100 feet at the dam itself.

The lake was originally designed by the Columbus Power Company to generate hydroelectric power. The dam and lake were bought by Georgia Power in 1930. Lake Harding has become a popular recreational area with local residents, many of whom have built lake homes along the well-developed shoreline. A major tributary of the lake is Halawakee Creek.

Lake Harding features several islands. One of the most notable is Huston's Island which contains the ruins of an old lake house. Lake Harding is also the practice site of the Auburn University Club Rowing Team. The team can frequently be seen practicing early morning on weekdays.
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