August 11 Runoff

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Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

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Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.


Campground offers 110 campsites

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Shady Grove Campground, located on the shores of Lake Lanier at 7800 Allyn Lane Memorial Way in Cumming, will open for the season on March 6.

The 109-acre campground offers 110 campsites – including tent campsites, RV campsites and group campsites, a beach and swim area, boat ramp with a courtesy dock, children’s playground, and restroom and shower facilities.

“Shady Grove Campground is a distinctive highlight of Forsyth County Parks & Recreation offerings,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “The campground provides great natural amenities including boat and swim access to Lake Lanier that make for an ideal overnight stay or a weeklong staycation.”

Campsite reservations may be made online now at Reservations can be made in person at the campground visitor center and by phone at (770) 205-6850 beginning March 6. For more information about the campground, please visit

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