Nature

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Swimming Spots

Grab your towel, put on your sunscreen, and embark on a memorable aquatic adventure at Oconee County’s splendid swimming spots!
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Come out and play!

We’re a short drive from major southern cities. Quaint towns and memorable ways to unplug in a place where you can be happy being free in the great outdoors!
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The Wild & Scenic Chattooga River

The river is federally protected and offers a variety of recreational activities, suitable for thrill-seekers and those looking for leisurely experiences in nature.
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Destination: Oconee Station

Oconee Station is a state historic site within 30 minute walking distance to Station Cove Falls-an awesome natural wonder!
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South Carolina 7 Expedition

Tom Mullikin leads this annual expedition, that begins in Oconee County, to highlight SC’s 7 natural wonders and raise awareness for floodwater prevention and resiliency across the state.
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Chattooga River Rafting

Your guide to understanding what makes the Chattooga River so special and suggestions for planning an unforgettable rafting trip down river.
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BellFest

March 16, 2024 Enjoy a day of family friendly activities and see the rare Oconee Bell wildflower for yourself!
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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 down to Christmas!
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Fall Leaf Sightseeing

Late October, early November is the time to catch the best color! We’ve mapped driving routes specifically for leaf lookers.
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Top Fall Activities

It’s a great time to visit! Enjoy a slower pace, cooler weather and seasonal scenery.
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National Hunting & Fishing Day

A day to promote outdoor sports and conservation while enjoying a wonderful park here in Oconee County!
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Become a Jocassee Wild Naturalist

An in-depth program is for anyone who’s wanted to go further and deeper into the study of the Jocassee Gorges. Classes begin in August 2023 and go through May 2024.
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