• Surface Area: 2,775 Acres
Lake Burton is a reservoir located in the northeastern corner of Georgia in Rabun County. It is the first lake in a six-lake series called the Tallulah River Watershed that follows the original course of the Tallulah River. The lake is owned and operated by the Georgia Power Company.Lake Burton gets its named from the town of Burton, which was the second largest town in Rabun County.
There is a fish hatchery and the Moccasin Creek State Park located on the western side of the lake. The lake holds many different species of fish including Spotted Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, White Catfish, Walleye, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Yellow Perch.