Something for Everyone
When visiting the Lake Lanier Olympic Park there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are looking for public access to Lake Lanier, enjoying a day on our sandy beach or looking to host your next event, we have something for you. With ample parking and two courtesy docks, the Olympic Park is accessible by both car and boat daily.
Olympic Tower Plaza
Site of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games canoe/kayak/rowing events, the Olympic Tower and plaza have hosted many sporting, social, civic and entertainment events. This area is available for rental for special events.
Olympic Park Boathouse
Home of the Lanier Canoe Kayak Club and Lanier Rowing Club, the Boathouse is the center of canoe/kayak/rowing training for the park. Learn to paddle or row during novice classes, join the team and train for competition or rent a vessel and enjoy an afternoon on the water.
Lake Lanier Olympic Park has a scenic picnic area with great views of Lake Lanier. Enjoy free access to picnicing in our park seven days a week. Picnic tables are available on a first come, first served basis.
The public beach area has a sandy shoreline and a designated swimming area. No lifeguards are on duty, so swim at your own risk.
Public Boat Launch
Boaters can enjoy complimentary launch facilities at Lake Lanier Olympic Park. Free truck and trailer parking is available adjacent to the boat ramp. Open year round. Closed select days for park events, consult our calendar of events for closures.
Courtesy Dock Areas
Lake Lanier Olympic Park has a scenic picnic area with great views of Lake Lanier. Enjoy free access to picnicking in our park seven days a week. Picnic tables are available on a first come, first served basis.