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Lake Tobesofkee
Lake Tobesofkee near Lizella, Georgia.JPG
Lake Tobesofkee in the wintertime
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Location Bibb County, Georgia
Coordinates 32°48′56″N 83°47′55″W / 32.81556°N 83.79861°W / 32.81556; -83.79861
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Tobesofkee Creek
Primary outflows Tobesofkee Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface area 1,750 acres (7.1 km2)
Shore length1 35 mi (56 km)
Surface elevation 361 ft (110 m)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Tobesofkee is a reservoir located on Tobesofkee Creek in Bibb County, Georgia. Built in the 1960s to control flooding, the lake soon became a site for public recreation and is known as one of the most heavily fished lakes in the state.


Between 1963 and 1967 the U.S. Soil Conservation Service and the Bibb County Commission built a series of dams on Tobesofkee Creek to form flood control reservoirs, including Lake Tobesofkee. Locals often refer to the lake as either "Tobi" or "Tobo."


Located three miles from I-475, Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area has three public parks named Claystone, Sandy Beach, and Arrowhead. Besides facilities for fishing, camping, boating, and tennis, the parks have three white sand beaches for swimming or picnicking. Arrowhead Park includes several miles of singletrack mountain biking trails.

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