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Lake Jocassee on a budget

One of the area’s premier destinations is a great family-friendly place that doesn’t have to...

WPAC Facilities Upgrade Campaign

Help support WPAC! Funds are needed to enhance the concession area, restrooms and other areas...

Oconee Bell blooms here!

We’re one of only seven counties in the whole country where the delicate Oconee Bell...

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Destination Oconee: Chau Ram County Park

Convenient for travelers and handicap accessible, this park has over 400 acres of woodland, huge...

A day on the mountain

The area has more to offer than you might think!

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Prescribed Burn at Oconee State Park

A prescribed burn will occur the week of February 28 – March 6 (weather permitting). Several...

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We Moved!

Our offices and visitor center have relocated to 224 East Main Street in Walhalla, SC....

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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Oconee’s Horse Trails

Mountainous terrain with lush forest and wide river crossings that are enjoyable for horses and...

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Oconee County Parks seasonal update

Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism has announced the winter hours for Chau Ram, High...

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5 Top December Activities

Suggestions for festive and fun ways to enjoy the area if you’re visiting Oconee in...

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New Hotel in Seneca!

Fairfield Inn & Suites has 102 rooms, meeting room, fitness center, outdoor pool and bonus:...