Totally within Union County is Lake Nottely, a 4,180-acre TVA lake with 106 miles of shoreline nestled in the mountains just northwest of Blairsville. Full pool is at 1,779 feet above M.S.L. This popular lake is great for those who love boating, fishing and jet skiing. There are two marinas and several public boat ramps that offer access at different points on Lake Nottely. County-maintained Poteete Creek Park offers lake access, a white sand beach swimming area, campground, boating ramps and picnic facilities. There are two marinas and public boat ramps along the Lake. Union County Recreation Department includes Poteete Creek Campground with 59 sites for campers and tents and is open April 1 thru October 15th. There are also a boat ramp, picnic tables, bathhouse and beach area, pavilion, and public restrooms.