Grassy Pond

Grassy Pond is located in Lake Park, GA and provides a comprehensive and memorable camping experience for DoD and non-DoD families alike. Through newly renovated and upgraded facilities and diverse recreational programs, Grassy Pond strives to create a welcoming environment for all.

Reservation and Cancellation Policy

Reservations may be made up to one year in advance for active duty personnel and 180 days in advance for all other authorized users either by phone 229.559.5840, or in person.

Reservations for accommodations require a one day confirmation fee paid at the time of the reservation and the remainder due 2 weeks prior to check in.

Unless noted otherwise, cancellations made 15 days in advance will receive a refund. Cancellations made within 14 days will not receive a refund of the confirmation fee.

*Any updates or changes to your order need to be made 15 days prior to your stay as well.

Pet Policy

Grassy Pond is great place for the whole family, including your Pet! Here are a few rules to keep in mind when bringing your pet to this facility:

  • Pets will only be allowed overnight stay in specified living quarters.
  • A Non-refundable pet fee will be charged at a rate of:
    • $15 a day for Military members
    • $50 a week for Military members
    • $20 a day for Civilians
    • $65 a week for Civilians
  • Pets must be on a six-foot leash and under the control of the owner at all times while on Grassy Pond property.
  • Pets may not be secured outside or secured to government property. Owners must be in the immediate area where the pet is secured.
  • Pond area, docks, playgrounds, restrooms, and recreational buildings are off limits to pets.
  • Pets should never be left unattended in closed vehicles in extreme heat conditions.
    Pet owners must ensure their pets do not disturb shrubbery or flowers and are required to pick up and dispose of their pet’s waste.
  • Pet owners are responsible for ensuring that their pets do not disturb other patrons.

Fishing and Hunting Policy

Hunting is not permitted at Grassy Pond, as wildlife and plant life are protected in this area. Please respect the environment so that others can enjoy the beauty of Grassy Pond.

Grassy Pond is open year-round for fishing.

Bass, catfish, and brim are abundant. Customers ages 16 or older must have a valid Georgia State fishing license and a Moody AFB permit.

Moody AFB fishing permits can be purchased online only for daily or annual terms.

The cost is $5 per day for the public and $2 per day (or $10 per year).

Fees collected for fishing permits go directly to resource management to maintain the pond. Fish size and limits are set by Georgia and are strictly enforced.

GA Fishing License

Moody Permit

*Any fees mentioned are subject to change without notice.

Amenities Information

Boating Information

  • Fishing boats, Jon boats, a Deluxe Pontoon Cruiser (no fishing allowed), canoes, and pedal boats are available on a first come, first served basis at an hourly, half day, or daily rate. Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult on the pedal boats. Life jackets and floatation cushions are provided.
  • Motorboats for rent are only available to DOD card holders.
  • Boats with gas-powered motors can ONLY be rented out to DoD Civilians, Active Duty, and Retired Military.
  • Privately owned boats may be launched at the boat ramp for a small fee.
  • Please check in at the front desk prior to launching and when exiting so we can ensure your safety by accounting for everyone on the lake.

Cabins and Cottages

  • Grassy Pond offers rental cabins and Cottages. There are 5 three-bedroom cabins with a maximum occupancy of up to 8 guests and 6 two-bedroom cabins, 1 one-bedroom cabin, and 4 two-bedroom cottages.
  • Each is equipped with a stove, a refrigerator, beds, a television, basic eating utensils, and a screened-in porch. We provide bed linens at no extra cost. Towels, washcloths, and soaps are not provided.
  • Grassy Pond requires at least a 50% deposit made at the time reservations are made (if made more than 15 days in advance). Remaining balance is due 15 days prior to arrival.
  • If customers are only staying one night, we require the balance to be paid in full at the time the reservation is made.


  • Pavilions can be reserved for events from 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM (quiet hours start at 10:00 PM).
  • Our pavilions are screened in and they include ceiling fans and picnic tables.

Nature Trail

  • Enjoy our one-mile nature trail around Lott’s Pond (see map in button above).
  • Two additional trails can be found on either side of Grassy Pond.
  • Rest areas, picnic areas and information plaques can be found along the trails. Whether you take a healthy hike, or simply stroll and enjoy the scenic beauty, you will enjoy yourself.
  • Please no cycling.


  • Grassy pond playgrounds offer many fun activities including swings, slides and more.
  • Use of playground is included with the Park entrance.
  • There is also a sand volleyball court, a basketball court and picnic sites at Grassy Pond. Balls, horseshoe sets, and outdoor games are available for rental at the front desk.

* Any fees mentioned are subject to change without notice.