New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam Park


The Locks have been permanently closed by the Army Corps of Engineers, and are no longer available for passage.

New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam is located on the Savannah River adjacent to Bush Field Airport and operated by the Augusta Recreation & Parks Department. Lock and Dam is the perfect site for fishing and recreational boating.

The Lock and Dam Park is open from 6AM to dark during March through October, and from 7am to dark during November through February. The park has three restroom facilities, three picnic shelters available for rent, a boat ramp and ample parking for fishermen. There are also two fish cleaning stations. The park has a large open space area and hosts several large special events annually.

Park Features Include:

  • Three picnic shelters
  • Table groupings and grills
  • Fish stations
  • Comfort stations
Lock and Dam

Rental Information:

Please call (706) 796-5025 for more information and to reserve.

View rental fees and information.

Park Hours

Opening Time Closing Time
November - February 7:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
March & October 6:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
April, May & September 6:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.
June - August 6:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m.

Rentals are available year round.