Click that life jacket this summer to avoid drowning in Lake Allatoona.
For more information on life jackets, please visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lakes & Recreation Division website. Watch videos on swimming safety and boating safety, learn more about Patch's Safe on the Lake project, and follow the latest updates on our Safe on the Lake Facebook page.
Boat responsibly on Lake Allatoona, and don't wreck your summer.
Boating is a popular summertime recreational activity in Georgia, and Lake Allatoona is definitely a busy lake during this time of the year. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the peak boating season runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day. It is important to learn the state regulations and safety measures before driving or getting on a boat. The Handbook of Georgia Boating Laws and Responsibilities can be viewed online on Boat Ed Georgia or be picked up at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations Project Management Office in Cartersville. You can also take the comprehensive online boating safety course, which benefits students who want to receive official Georgia boating safety certification. The Georgia …