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Lake Jocassee

694 Jocassee lake Road, SC
+1 864-719-9494
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One of the best -- Top 50 or the last greatest places to visit - one of 3 in the USA

Jocassee and Jocasse Gorge are truly indescribable and can only be understood as to how special it... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
onemichael
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Greenville, South Carolina
Weekend Camping

Lake, location was great. We did boat in camping to double springs. We had campsite #7 which is out... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Michael A
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Maplecrest at Lake Jocassee located in Salem, South Carolina is perfect for family gatherings or a romantic vacation getaway. There are accommodations for 8-10 guests and the residence is available year round. The boat ramp at Devils Fork State Park is just two minutes from your doorstep. Local activities include guided waterfall tours, boat rentals or whitewater rafting on the scenic Chattooga (Deliverance) River. In addition world class fresh water fishing is available as the Lake is an anglers paradise.
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694 Jocassee lake Road, SC
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Jocassee and Jocasse Gorge are truly indescribable and can only be understood as to how special it is by visiting. The views, the water, waterfalls, trails, gorges, etc. at 400+ feet deep it is very deep. It feeds Keowee Lake over a hydroelectric dam which...More

3  Thank onemichael
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Lake, location was great. We did boat in camping to double springs. We had campsite #7 which is out of line with the rest of the sites. My only complaint is the sites are very, very, (let me stress) very close together. Other than that...More

2  Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake. We rented a Pontoon from Ship and Shine. They were so friendly and helpful! We spent the day exploring the lake and checking out the waterfalls. Kids enjoyed swimming, casting a line and sliding down a rock! The water is...More

1  Thank shay255
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Devil's Fork State Park to launch the boat as we noticed that the SCDNR was the managing source and that usually means it will be nice. Well was I surprised 😳. I paid $5 for the parking fee and then the ramp...More

3  Thank Tim F
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary on our new boat at Lake Jocasee. It was divine.

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've had many camping trips to Lake Jocassee (specifically Devils Fork State Park) over the years. Every time I go I am awestruck by just how beautiful the place is. We usually have our boat with us, and it is so worth bringing your boat...More

2  Thank Tykesmom2007
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We frequent Devils Fork State Park to scuba dive. There are a set of non-motorized boat ramps that are perfect for a walk in dive.

2  Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the most beautiful places in North America. Hiking, swimming, boating, kayaking, climb the waterfalls. There are parts of Jocassee that are in a temperate rain-forest. There are many rivers and waterfalls that are visible around Lake Jocassee. The fall is beautiful and in...More

2  Thank onemichael
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Lake Jocassee has stunning scenery. You can take a boat tour, kayak, paddleboard, put your own boat in if you get there before they reach their limit, and camp at Devil's Fork campground. The water is clear and beautiful, and there are waterfalls and rocks...More

2  Thank Explorecreate
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We enjoyed a day on this lake with family and friends. It was a great day. We did a pontoon boat tour with Jocassee Lake tours and had a blast. The lake is very nice. It is clear and seemingly clean. The water is also...More

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Liana T
29 September 2017|
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Response from Lake J | Property representative |
Hi ~ Yes You can kayak to the waterfalls . All departures are from the boat ramp at Devils Fork State Park. daily Admission is $5 per person includes parking. park is popular so arrive early to avoid disappointment... More
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