Jim Woodruff Lock is open by appointment only. Call 850-663-4692 to schedule.


Lake Seminole provides an excellent opportunity to spend a day on the water with more than 37,500 acres of water. There are several privately owned marinas and boat ramps located around Lake Seminole for your enjoyment. These marinas provide fuel, storage, and boating supplies as well as camping, fishing, and other recreational activities.

Please remember that a $3.00 boat launching fee is charged at Chattahoochee Park, Hales Landing, and Rays Lake.  Other non-Corps operated parks may require a boat launching fee as well. 




Wingate's Lodge         (229) 246-0658   

Seminole Lodge          (800) 410-5209   

Spring Creek Resort   (229) 861-3247   

Trails End Resort       (229) 861-2000  

Bainbridge Marina      (229) 246-3507  

The appearance of this information does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Water Safety Tips

  • Always wear an approved life jacket.
  • Know and obey all boating laws.
  • Comply with all warning signs around locks and dams
  • Be alert to underwater hazards such as submerged stumps, logs and rocks. 
  • Be careful when approaching the shoreline. The depth of water varies from time to time and place to place.  
  • File a trip plan with someone to let them know where you will be and when you plan to return. 
  • Do not overload your boat. Remember, safe boating is not overloading. 
  • Always swim in designated swimming areas.
  • Never dive into water of unknown depth. 
  • Keep children under close supervision at all times. 
  • Do not use alcohol while in, on or around the water.



Contact Us

Lake Seminole
P.O. Box 96
Chattahoochee, FL 32324

(229) 662-2001