From Atlanta travel on I-20 West for approximately 37 miles. Take exit 11 towards Carrollton on Hwy 27 South. Follow for approximately 1.5 miles and turn right onto Bowdon Junction Rd (marked by John Tanner State Park sign) and follow for proximately 3 miles. Turn left onto Hwy 16 (marked by John Tanner State Park sign) and follow for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Tanner's Beach Road and follow into park. About one hour west of Atlanta.