Park Amenities

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. 


Picnic Areas

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.

Public Beach

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 offers a courtesy dock for boaters on Lake Lanier. Come visit the park by boat and tie up at our dock adjacent to the boat launch ramp. Boaters can access the beach, picnic areas and public restroom facilities free of charge.