Mile Branch Landing, Hawkinsville Pulaski County Riverfront Park
The best public access to the Ocmulgee River in Pulaski County is at a park
next to the old fairgrounds in
southern Hawkinsville. Facilities include boat ramp, picnic
shelters, a nature trail, and a playground for small children. The nature
trail features 51 trees labeled as to species.
River access is also possible at Uchee Schoals Landing just upstream in downtown Hawkinsville.
For Mile Branch Landing, start in downtown Hawkinsville. Go
south on Jackson Street 0.7 miles. Watch for the park sign just beyond the old
For the downtown access, go to the downtown end of the twin Ocmulgee River
bridges. At bridge level there is a tiny park with a Veterans memorial. You
may prefer to park here than in the flood plain. To access the river, cross
the westbound highway and immediately turn down into the flood plain.
From upstream, a public boat ramp is at Dykes
Park. Downstream, there is a boat ramp at Sandy Hammock.
approximately Latitude 32° 16' 14'' N, Longitude 083°
27' 41'' W
Point of Contact
Karen L. Bailey, Hawkinsville Better Hometown, PO Box 120, Hawkinsville GA
Brochure, Mile Branch Landing at Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Riverfront
Park, undated, circa 2011
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Last spot checked August 2011.
Last edited: 29 August 2011.