Ben Franklin Park

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Mel returns to shore. Picture was taken in 2006 when Lake Lanier was unusually low. This would be underwater at full pond. Picture from our Foto Gallery

Windsurfing and Kiteboarding at Ben Franklin Park

Humorous nickname for Old Federal Park alluding to its popularity with the local kitesurfing community. Please see the page for Old Federal Park for complete information. There is no actual park with this name.

Recommended Wind Directions

NW: yes | N: no | NE: no

W: yes | Wind center.png | E: no

SW: yes | S: no | SE: no

Northwest North Northeast
West Wind center.png East
Southwest South Southeast

Local Tips

Sunrise Cove or Van Pugh probably will have better wind.


Wind Shadows

Sailing Upwind


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