Boat Ramp Permit

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation manages the boat ramps at Charleston Park, Six Mile Creek Park and Young Deer Creek Park. A daily pass or annual permit must be purchased from Forsyth County to utilize the boat ramps. 

Where can I get a daily pass?
Onsite at Charleston Park, Six Mile Creek Park or Young Deer Creek Park using the automated payment machines

How can I get an annual pass?
Temporary annual passes can be purchased at Charleston Park, Six Mile Creek Park or Young Deer Creek Park using the automated payment machines. The temporary pass must then be redeemed within (7) days at one of the following centers: Central Park Recreation Center, Fowler Park Recreation Center, Old Atlanta Park Recreation Center or Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center. Passes can also be purchased at the centers in person.  


Boat Ramp Fees
Annual day-user permit: $ 40.00
Annual day-user permit  55+: $ 20.00
Daily user fee: $ 5.00
No refunds will be issued for daily passes or annual permits. 

Contact Us


 Address:

 P.O. Box 2417
 Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: (770) 781-2215
 Fax: (770) 781-2221
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Forsyth County by providing passive and active recreational, educational and cultural programming services and to provide parks and recreational facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.