Located northeast of Covington off Alcovy Road, Lake Varner (aka Cornish Creek Reservoir) is Newton County's main water source. In addition to a short, paved trail along the lake, there is a primitive trail leading to a granite outcrop. Visitors can also enjoy lakeside picnic tables with grills, an accessible fishing pier, playground, two pavilions, and restroom facilities. More information about the the facility is available on the Newton County website.
LAKE VARNER TRAIL
PARKING & ACCESS
Parking is available near the playground, which is across from the primitive trail entrance. No fee is required for Newton and Walton County residents. However, there is a $5 car fee and $5 boat fee for nonresidents.