Bee Cove Falls
Remote multi-tiered falls is a difficult 2-3 hour hike, but worth the effort! Directions/GPS N 34.98149 W 083.06280 –NORTH from Walhalla on Hwy. 28. –BEAR RIGHT Hwy. 107 –12.5 miles PARK on left. –WALK 150 yards on right to FS 702 –Roadbed goes along creekside. –BEAR RIGHT at 3-way intersection. –FOLLOW less defined path & sounds to waterfalls. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.98149 W 083.062800
Devils Fork State Park
The park is the only public access point for Lake Jocassee, a 7,500-acre reservoir lake. Boat ramps for public boat access to the lake; 20 lakeside villas; 59 standard sites for RV or tent camping; 25 tent camping sites; 1 boat-in campground; 2 picnic shelters; 2 playgrounds; 2 mile Bear Cove Trail; 1 mile Oconee Bell Nature Trail.
Eclectic Sun, LLC
Located in the “Pavilion” of Devils Fork State Park in the day use picnic area. Provides everything you would ever need for a day of Fun on the lake. A genuine surf shop and snack bar combined.
Specializing in Lake Jocassee adventures including: kayak rentals, kayak tours, waterfall tours, sunset tours, scuba tours and snorkeling. They have three covered boats to keep you out of the sun and offer dry areas in case of rain.
Guided fishing trips for everyone from serious anglers to the first-time fishermen. Children of all ages are welcome. Deep water trolling for big brown and rainbow trout using downriggers. All tackle is furnished. All you will need is your food, drinks and a SC fishing license.
The 2,500 sq. ft. home has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths with a main level and a loft level living room for plenty of room to spread out and relax. A lakefront cabin where you can enjoy one of the most pristine lakes in the country with a 95% protected shoreline of national parks and conservation protected land.
Jocassee Keowee Rentals
Boating services on Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee whether your interest is a day on the lake on a pontoon, kayak, canoe, or utilizing their boat/RV storage facilities.
Jocassee Lake Tours
Love Nature? Treat yourself to an exploration of Lake Jocassee with Brooks and Kay Wade, Upstate Master Naturalists and owners/operators of Jocassee Lake Tours. Love Waterfalls? Bring a camera…they have plenty to show you! From hidden mountain brooks spilling off the hillside to large, rambunctious, powerful waterfalls. Love Your Friends and Family? Treat them to a tour of Lake Jocassee. Bring a picnic lunch, kids and grandkids, and experience a relaxing day on Lake Jocassee!
Jocassee Outdoor Center
A large rental fleet of newer model and faster pontoons, deck boats and ski boats (not to mention, kayaks & SUP’s) at Lake Jocassee’s only outfitter and marine center complete with an outfitter store, general store, full-service concierge boat storage, boat repair and maintenance shop.
Jocassee Valley Brewing Company
Craft beer taproom and music/event venue. On-site brewery coming soon! Wine, craft sodas, light appetizers. Dog (leashed) and kid (supervised) friendly.
Keowee Key Golf Course
Keowee Key’s George Cobb designed championship private golf course is under renovation by Richard Mandell, recently named by “Boardroom Magazine” as the 2017 Golf Course Architect of the year. This 6,426-yard, 18-hole, par 72 course is nearing certification in the Audubon Sanctuary Program, which promotes environmental stewardship. With its demanding topography, the course is a distinct and fair challenge to any golfer, and five tee boxes are offered to match varying skill levels.
Very popular destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Four mountain streams and several waterfalls feed into the lake, making it cooler than others and a great South Carolina trout fishing spot. The unusually clear water is a haven for boat tours, scuba divers and swimmers. Public access to this 7,500-acre lake is limited to Devils Fork State Park, the #1 visited state park in SC! Park has many amenities and fills up during peak times. Check for reservations before visiting.
Lake Jocassee Cabin in Cove
Lake Jocassee rental on beautiful private cove sleeps 11. Enjoy the Southeast’s best kept secret with secluded sandy beaches, crystal clear mountain water, and no boat traffic! Amenities: 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, boat dock, use of 4 kayaks and a canoe.
Lake Jocassee Dive Shop
Full service dive shop located near Lake Jocassee. They provide air, nitrox, and trimix fills as well as rental gear and a charter service. Come see why Lake Jocassee is the jewel of the south!
Laurel Fork Falls
Consider visiting the falls by boat instead of hiking. Witnessing the 80 ft. high falls from a boat in the waters of Lake Jocassee is a one-of-a-kind experience. There are several other falls to be viewed on the lake including Wrights Creek and Mill Creek Falls. For lake access, enter at Devils Fork State Park. Boat rentals and guided tours are available. If you opt to hike, it's 16 miles round trip. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 35 02.938 W 82 48.828
Lower Whitewater Falls
A dramatic 200 ft. drop, these falls are the highest in eastern America. The Lower Falls (in South Carolina) is about half-mile down the Whitewater River from the Upper Falls (in North Carolina). The trail to the overlook is a dangerous 1.7 mile trek. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 35.01246 W 082.99911
Maplecrest at Lake Jocassee
A pet friendly country home on 2 wooded acres just 2 minutes from Devils Fork State Park and Lake Jocassee. Comfortably furnished with 4 private and 1 semi private bedrooms and 2 full baths accommodating 10 guests. Amenities include: fenced yard, screen porches, sundeck, gas BBQ, satellite TV, full kitchen, boat parking, campfire ring.
Mill Creek Falls
Located on Lake Jocassee, this waterfall is only accessible by boat. Launch from Devils Fork State Park. For exact location of the falls, stop by the Devils Fork Ranger Station for map and detailed directions. GPS coordinates for Devils Fork State Park: N 34.952139 W 82.946134
Oconee Bells Nature Trail
This easy, 1-mile loop within Devils Fork State Park gets its name from a rare wildflower that has gorgeous white blooms in the early spring. Many native plant species are identified with markers along the trail. The trailhead is behind the bark office and has an informative kiosk at the beginning of the trail.
Old Pickens Presbyterian Church
Listed on the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor and the National Register of Historic Places. This church/meeting house is the only building still standing on the site where the town of Pickens Courthouse was established in 1828. The adjacent cemetery has over 200 graves dating back to 1790.
Robinson Lake Front Lodge on Lake Jocassee
This cozy mountain lodge sleeps 10-12 and is located directly on Lake Jocassee. House includes a dock with a newly extended ramp and tie up for boats. Amenities: 4 queen bedrooms, sofas, 3 baths, fireplace in living area, deck w/ gas grill, screened porch, covered patio, and boat dock.
A casual breakfast and lunch cafe near Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. Take out available. (Closed Monday & Tuesday)
Southern Outlaw Adventures
Lake Jocassee boat tours.
Sunrise Farm Bed & Breakfast
The farm is the last part of a late 1800s 385-acre cotton plantation. Guests are served a full sumptuous breakfast, featuring all-natural ingredients, fresh local produce, and homemade specialties. Wooden rockers and wicker furniture on the large wrap-around porch.
The Cliffs at Keowee Falls
Private golf course named for Falls Creek, which winds its way through seven holes. A challenging course consisting of 160-acres of undulating terrain with dramatic elevation changes, tree-lined fairways, streams, ponds and lengthy par 3s.
Three Pines View
Located minutes away from Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee, yet close to Greenville, Clemson, Asheville, Highlands, Cashiers and Atlanta. A boutique lodge featuring: healthy living, gourmet meals, spectacular mountain views, and more. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award winner 5 years in a row!
Wright’s Creek Falls
Located on Lake Jocassee, this falls is only accessible by boat. Launch from Devils Fork State Park (parking fee required). Boat rentals and lake tours available. Stop by Devils Fork State Park for map and directions. GPS coordinates for Devils Fork State Park: N 34.952139 W 82.946134