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Loon Research on Lake Jocassee

Volunteer opportunity to help scientists study the behavior of Common Loons wintering on Lake Jocassee.

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March 18, 2023 Enjoy a day of family friendly activities and see the rare Oconee...

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Lovely Ways to Celebrate With Your Valentine

Our top picks in Oconee County to cherish and celebrate love with date ideas and...

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Spotlight on Visitor Center Mural

Local artist Melody Davis painted a fabulous mural that highlights various points of interest throughout...

Stumphouse Park

Stumphouse Tunnel, Issaqueena Falls, Stumphouse Passage of the Palmetto Trail, Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park and...

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Holiday Gift Guide

There’s still time…Head to our downtowns to find charming stores with unique merchandise and lots...

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Share your photos

We love sharing the ways people experience and enjoy the holidays in Oconee County, SC!

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Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park

The public has access to 10 miles of multi-use hiking and biking trails at Stumphouse...

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Jingle all the way

An incredible lineup of musicians coming to Walhalla Performing Arts Center in December and even...

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12 Days of Christmas in Oconee County

It’s the season for making memories and there are plenty of opportunities as we count...

The Magic of Christmas

A wonderful display of holiday lights that dance to classic Christmas music. Bring the kids...

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Whitewater Adventure Gifts

Gift ideas for anyone who loves Life in Long Creek–especially the Chattooga River!