Navy Lake Site Allatoona

Looking for a day of fun on the water or a vacation getaway? Navy Lake Site (NLS) Allatoona is the perfect destination. Stay, play, and relax at our 52-acre recreational area, located on the shorelines of Lake Allatoona, one of the most frequently visited lakes in the nation, and only 30 minutes north of Atlanta.

Boredom is not allowed at NLS Allatoona. The site is near many major Atlanta-area attractions: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Turner Field, Underground Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium, Stone Mountain, Six Flags Over Georgia, World of Coca-Cola, CNN Building, Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Historic Acworth, Etowah Indian Mounds, Red Top Mountain State Park, Kennesaw Mountain, Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Gone with the Wind Museum, and the Atlanta Zoo to name just a few.

Looking for discounted tickets to local-area attractions? Dobbins Air Reserve Base Information, Tickets & Travel office is the perfect resource. Call 678-655-4797.

Navy Lake Site Boat Rental Requirements:

The following classes are required prior to rental of Navy Lake Site Power Boats:

  • Georgia Boater Safety Course
  • Department of Natural Resources Rental Certificate:
    • This can be obtained by viewing a short video in the Navy Lake Site Office
    • Certificate is good for six months


For those traveling to Lake Site Allatoona from the Kings Bay area, don't forget to check out ticket options at the MWR Kings Bay Ticket & Travel office prior to your trip. Visit the Kings Bay Ticket and Travel office web page for details. 

For City of Acworth events, click HERE.
For Cartersville events, click HERE.



3 Boat Docks w/94 Rental Slips
Water Sports Rental
Fully Furnished Cabins
Pine Bluff Lodge (Large Event Rental)
30/50 AMP Partial Hookups w/Water & Electric. (Dump station located on-site.)
Primitive Tent Village


Newly Renovated RV Sites
Sandy Beach and Swimming Area
Boat Ramp
Rental Pavilion
Picnic Tables and BBQ Pits
Laundry Room
Convenience Store
Free WiFi



A few updates before arriving on your next getaway:
-Our Main Office hours are now Thursday-Monday, 9am-5pm.
-Starting March 15, 2022, we will be changing to a cashless location. All major credit cards are accepted. Rental prices have changed, please visit our price sheet under "Downloads" on the right of this page.
-All human powered watercraft rentals will be available at the Main Office, Thursday-Monday.
-Power rental boats will no longer be rented through the lake, however, you can find them for rent at Dobbins ARB Outdoor Recreation! Please gas up before coming as we no longer have gas at the dock for purchase.

Open to active-duty military, Reservists, retirees, DoD civilians, family member, and their guests. Reservations are accepted 1 year in advance for active-duty military and Reservists and 6 months in advance for military retirees and DoD civilians. ID cards are required upon check-in.