Doll Mountain Day Use Area Shelter

Ellijay, Georgia


Doll Mountain Day Use Shelter is located in the North Georgia Mountains about 70 miles north of Atlanta on Carters Lake. The sparkling waters and rugged shoreline provide a beautiful surrounding for a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, boating, mountain biking, fishing, hunting and picnicking.


Boaters visit Carters Lake to enjoy its solitude and scenic beauty. Whether in a powerboat or sailboat on the open water or paddling along the shoreline in a canoe, Carters Lake offers enjoyable boating experiences for everyone. Fishing is a popular activity on the lake. Major species include bass (largemouth, smallmouth, hybrid, striped and spotted) crappie, walleye, bream and catfish.


Doll Mountain Day Use Area provides a two lane boat launching ramp, several picnic sites, restrooms and a fishing pier. Shelter (CL-12) seating capacity is 50 people maximum and parking capacity of 25 vehicles.

Natural Features

Carters Lake embraces a spectacular tract of foothills scenery in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. It covers 3,200 surface acres and has 62 miles of undeveloped shoreline.

Nearby Attractions

The City of Ellijay is about 20 minutes away, offering restaurants, grocery stores and fuel, along with other amenities.


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