Lake Blackshear has become a valuable recreational and wildlife facility in southwest Georgia. Lake Blackshear borders five counties (Crisp, Dooly, Lee, Sumter& Worth) and contains approximately 8,700 acres, an average depth of 20 feet and an average width of 3/4 mile. There are a number of public access ramps located around Lake Blackshear. There are three county parks and one 1,300 acre state park open to the public. You will find cottages,camp sites, picnic areas, swimming, boat ramps and fishing docks within these parks.
Yellowfly Plantation is located minutes from most of these parks and is an excellent area for hunting. Yellowfly Plantation is located about 2 miles from the flint river.