Robert E Knox Scout Reservation


Robert E. Knox Scout Reservation

1150 Fred R. Prather Parkway
Lincolnton, Georgia 30817

(706) 359-5499 – Admin Building
Greg Sewell, Camp Ranger
(706) 359-5422 – Home
(706) 799-4527 - Cell
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The Knox Scout reservation has a broad array of facilities for camp related use. Pavilions flank the Yamasee, Dyess, and Aquatics areas to provide sink, restroom, and shelter. The administration building and Sewell center provide structures for holding instructional activities. A variety of rental-use aquatics are available at the Aquatics docks. The reservation hosts many of the Council's annual activities, which include the Cub Scout Spook-a-ree, the Webelo-ree activity, Order of the Arrow activities, and many more. Contact the Council offices if you are interested in using the facilities for a Pack or Troop related event.


Knox Scout Reservation was purchased by the BSA in the 1960s. Its release from the federal government occurred after Fred Prater, of Lincolnton, and Robert E. Knox, of Thomson, travelled to Washington DC to lobby for the release of the land for the boy scouts.

The 240 acres of land owned by the council is supplemented by 245 acres of surrounding land leased from the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Initially, the reservation was a wilderness camping area. In 2002, the first phase of a development project was launched to turn the area into an outdoor paradise for boy scouts and the general public.

The development project was started by the Knox Foundation, and is continued by the foundation and other public and private sponsors.