3 Oaks Farm
Pesticide, herbcide, fungicide, and GMO free LOCAL produce. Planted for 2019 season: Sugar Snap Peas, Scarlet Globe Radishes, South Carolin Early White Onions, South Carolina Candy Red Onions, Spinach, Turnips, Carrots, Blue Lake Bush Beans, Asparagus, Tomatoes, Peppers and MORE!
N.O.C. Chattooga Outpost
NOC has been leading trips on the Chattooga river since their company’s inception in 1972. In fact, company founder Payson Kennedy was a stunt double in the movie Deliverance. NOC’s Chattooga guides are among the nation’s most elite whitewater guides. They receive industry-leading training and are equipped with the most modern river equipment.
Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway
Check out a suggested itinerary from South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism for scenic drives along one of South Carolina's prettiest mountain roads.
The Wildwater Team prides themselves on setting a high standard and working hard everyday to exceed expectations. They invest in the best equipment, staff, training and facilities. Their focus is to provide guests with their full attention and desire to make every trip down the river special. Guided rafting trips and zip line canopy tours.
3 Amigos Mexican Restaurant
Family owned and operated Tex-Mex restaurant.
Serving locally roasted coffee, food, smoothies, juices, craft beers, select wines and pre-prohibition style cocktails. Music on Friday and Saturday nights.
Alazan Mexican Grill
Lunch and dinner. Outdoor seating. They also have several green Alazan taco trucks stationed around Oconee County.
This house is the strongest existing architectural link between the present and Old Pickens. It was built by Pleasant Alexander in 1831, it was located on a plantation at the edge of Old Pickens. From 1828-1868 Old Pickens was the center of government for Pickens District which in 1868 was subdivided into Pickens and Oconee counties.
Andrew Pickens Ranger District
Headquartered at Stumphouse Ranger Station. Andrew Pickens Ranger District is located in Oconee County on more than 85,000 acres in Sumter National Forest. Popular attractions on the district include: hunting, fishing, hiking, fall color sightseeing, camping, horseback riding, and whitewater activities on the wild and scenic Chattooga River.
A neighborhood wine bar and wine shop where people can gather with friends and enjoy a glass of wine, or craft beer, and a small bite.
Arts Off the Alley
An artist cooperative offering locally hand-crafted art, paintings, mixed media, jewelry, wood carvings, vintage, & more. Located in historic downtown Seneca. You’ll find beautiful pieces for your home or office and access to incredible resources like classes, workshops, and events.
Lunch menu includes: sandwiches, soups, baked potatoes and salad bar. Open Monday - Saturday 10:30am-2:00pm
Bad Creek Spur Trail
This easy 0.8-mile spur trail provides a connection to the Whitewater River, the Foothills Trail, Coon Branch Trail, and to Lower Whitewater Falls (via the Foothills Trail). Enter the gate to Duke Energy's Bad Creek Hydro Station on SC 130, and proceed two miles down to the marked entrance to the large trailhead parking area. Fishing, but no camping, is allowed along the Whitewater River. A designated campsite is 0.5 miles past junction with the river.
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
Beef & Rib Family Restaurant
Diner style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Bella Luna Luxury Treehouse
Rustic chic tiny house in the trees designed as a romantic retreat for couples. King-size bed and vintage crystal chandelier, kitchenette and bathroom with huge walk-in shower has natural fossil stone tile and river rock floor. Deck with cedar rocking chairs and porch swing. This getaway is just minutes from hiking, bike trails, and breathtaking waterfalls.
Located at Chattooga Belle Farm. Appetizers, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches and homemade desserts. Winter hours (through March): Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10-3pm. Brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays.
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is a cultural exhibit museum focusing on the rich, sometimes turbulent history, culture, and contributions of local African-Americans The museum’s exhibits and events blend technology and tradition to create a meaningful and educational experience for all ages. Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is about people of the past and present whose stories will impact generations.
Best Western Executive Inn
Just miles from downtown Seneca and Clemson University. Amenities: Pool, Meeting Facilities, Interior Corridor and Free WiFi.
Beyond the Bull
Open for dinner. Three dining rooms, outside seating and a private space for meetings and small parties.
Big Bend Falls
Largest vertical drop of the Chattooga River is a sight to see with a 30 ft. drop. It is a difficult 3 hour walk that we recommend for adventurous, expert hikers. GPS Coordinates to parking prea: N 34.97128 W 083.11465
Big Bend Trail
This 2.7-mile, out-and-back trail begins a the Cherry Hill Recreation Area and eventually ends at a junction with the Foothills Trail along the Chattooga River. An adventurous scramble on an unmaintained trail along the river affords views of 30-ft. Big Bend Falls, the largest drop on the Chattooga River.
Big D’s House of BBQ
Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday for lunch and dinner. Menu includes: ribs, brisket, smoked pork, chicken, hamburgers, hotdogs, sides and homemade desserts.
Located in the Bountyland area of Seneca. BBQ. Fresh local meats and vegetables with homemade sauces. Open: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11:00am - until they run out.
Blue Marble Deli & City Market
Fresh baked breads, sandwiches, soups & salads. Butcher shop, fresh pasta, imported cheeses, fresh seafood.
Blueridge Railroad Trail
Trail follows the railroad bed of an incomplete section of the 19th century Blue Ridge Railroad where you can see three abandoned tunnels. The moderate to strenuous trail is 2.5 miles one-way. Trail head is located in Stumphouse Park, at the top of the Issaqueena Falls parking lot, and takes you through the forest with amazing views of the upstate.
Brasstown Creek Gathering Place & BBQ
GREAT BBQ in a beautiful, family friendly setting. Indoor dining room and outdoor seating next to a creek. Open Friday and Saturday 4 - 9pm (864) 647-2458
Four falls ranging from 20ft. to 40ft. The trail to the right is a difficult and dangerous hike, not for novice hikers. Requires climbing down an unmarked but worn trail; crossing through a narrow, shallow stream; then short walk to falls. The left trail is a more family friendly short hike. Good swimming holes at both ends of the trail. Brasstown Creek BBQ is a great place to eat Fri. or Sat. 4-9pm. GPS Coordinates Parking Area: N 34.71908 W 083.30158
Brews on the Alley
Located on Ram Cat Alley. A craft beer and espresso bar with 20 rotating craft beers on draft and a coffee station serving pastries, lattes, frappes, smoothies, and more!
Bull Sluice Rapid
An easy hike on a well marked trail leads to a 14ft. drop on the Chattooga River with whitewater in action. Fun for watching rafters and kayakers drop over a class IV falls. Family friendly, with restrooms and a beach area for swimming nearby. GPS Coordinates to parking area: N 34.81473 W 083.30512
Cabana Lake Keowee
Near Lighthouse Lake Keowee. Serves lunch, dinner & drinks. Brunch, burgers and sandwiches. Open Seasonally Wednesday - Sunday (Closed Monday & Tuesday).
Carolina Pizza Company
Pizza, salads, sandwiches, beer. Open Tue - Sat 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Personalized accessories and their own clothing brand. Located on Ram Cat Alley.
Chattooga Belle Farm
Chattooga Belle Farm is a 200 acre working farm and event venue. The event barn is the ideal location for weddings, family reunions, and corporate retreats or any special occasion that calls for a setting like no other. Belle's Bistro restaurant serves lunch. Farm Store sells food & gifts. On site Distillery makes small batch spirits.
Chattooga Belle Farm Distillery
They grow the fruit, ferment it, distill it, bottle it, label it and sell it on premises at the Chattooga Belle Farm Distillery. Open year round, 9am-5pm, 6 days a week. Closed on Sundays.
Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours
Ziplines over Wildwater's Chattooga campus, deep into the peaceful Chattooga Ridge woods and 4 zips over a lake. Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours takes you through multiple ecosystems and into grand old white oak and maple treetops. A perfect intro to the world of zipping ends with exciting zipline water crossings and the 1,200 ft. Bell Tower Express zip! Allow 3 hours for your experience.
The Chattooga River is the boundary between GA & SC. It is nationally designated as Wild and Scenic and is protected from development. Known for whitewater rapids, and meandering, mountainous woodland passage. The lower sections of the Chattooga are considered among the best whitewater in the SE with heart-thumping Class III to Class VI rapids.
Chattooga River Fly Shop
Full service fly shop located just a few miles from the Chauga & Chattooga Rivers. They have “Hot Flies” and all your fly fishing needs. Guided fly fishing trips, both full & half day, casting lessons & fly tying instruction for the novice to the expert.
Chattooga River Lodge
New owners. This 9 room lodge, nestled in the middle of Sumter National Forest, is the perfect hideaway for travelers. Wooded campsites offer a peaceful retreat after a day of outdoor adventures. On-site bar/restaurant Willie's Tavern. A great place for friends and family to spread out and gather for all occasions.
Chattooga Sounds Camp
Campground and RV Sites. Minutes away from the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River and Lake Tugaloo. Walk-In & Drive-In Campsites, Tent Sheds, Group Camp Area and Kayak Rentals.
15.5 mile trail that runs parallel to the famous Chattooga River, and shares 8.5 miles with the Foothills Trail. It passes through some of the finest wilderness in South Carolina. The northern terminus of the Chattooga Trail is Ellicott Rock, where Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina meet. Waterfall lovers shouldn’t miss this trail, since you can see King Creek, Spoonauger, Big Bend, Pigpen and Licklog Falls at points along the trail.
Chattooga Trails Bed & Barn
Private rooms and full kitchen suites or RV sites with full hook ups. They can accommodate horses in the pasture, barn, corrals or tied up at a hitching post right beside RV sites. Ride out from the property to the trails leading to the Chattooga River crossings just minutes away. Come back and end your evening by the campfire in the quiet, natural setting.
Chattooga Whitewater Outfitters
They offer a variety of accommodation options, whitewater equipment rentals and transportation shuttles. Humble Pie restaurant onsite. Services: Whitewater Paddling including rafting, canoeing, kayaking and sit-on-tops Flatwater paddling Fishing guides and equipment Hiking, camping and bird watching Transportation & logistical services
Chau Ram County Park
Over three miles of hiking trails and a mile of the Chauga River runs through the park. Tubing, hiking, fishing, picnicking, camping and sight-seeing are popular activities. The park has 26 campsites with water and electricity; four rental areas for parties and gatherings; a playground; and is a favorite spot for weddings.
Chau Ram Falls
Beautiful 40ft. cascade over large boulders where Ramsey Creek and Chauga River meet. The falls is located inside Chau Ram County Park where a $2 parking fee applies. Lower parking lot provides roadside viewing. Good wading pond at foot of falls. Excellent swimming just a short, easy walk from the falls on well-marked and partially paved trail. Great place to camp and picnic. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.68171 W 083.14542
Located on the Chauga River, view of the narrow 25 ft. high falls. A moderate hike. Great picnic spot and swimming along the river. For best viewing of falls, some climbing over rocks is required. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.83332 W 083.17399
A 31 mile long tributary of the Tugaloo River that flows south to Lake Hartwell. The Chauga River offers much of the same scenic beauty and cool waters found nearby on the Chattooga River. Anglers like the Chauga River and often catch rainbow trout, brown trout, chubs, and redeye bass. Depending on the water level, sections of the Chauga are popular for whitewater kayaking. Good access and parking are available off Cassidy Bridge Road in Mountain Rest.
Chauga River Cottage
A quaint cottage tucked into the woods perfectly sized for a couple or two, a small family, or small group of friends. Completely updated with interior paint and expertly furnished with vintage, antique, and custom slipcovered pieces. A stairway behind the cottage meanders through the woods to the small private dock on the Chauga River. A large wooden deck with built-in seating is located along the stairway for gathering with friends in the outdoors.
Cheohee or Miuka Falls
A 75 ft. waterfall on Townes Creek easily viewed with a 45-minute hike. This is one of two falls you can reach by hiking the Winding Stairs Trail, the other being Secret Falls. Go north from Walhalla on Hwy 28, bear right on Hwy 107 for 8 miles. Follow signs for Winding Stairs Trail which turns right in .2 miles, make a sharp left and continue 1/3 miles to clearing and hear the falls. Hike through foliage to creek. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.94220 W 083.08975
Chickasaw Point Golf Club
An 18-hole, par-72 public course designed by Parker Gibson. It is the centerpiece of the Chickasaw Point neighborhood. Numerous elevation changes, sheltered fairways and several beautiful ponds. Just minutes off 1-85 on Highway 11, Chickasaw Point’s location makes it an easy drive for golfers in Oconee, Anderson, Greenville and Pickens Counties as well as those from the Atlanta area.
Open for lunch Mon - Sun 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
"Downtown Salem Cottage" and "Little River Retreat". Vacation or short term rental houses near Clemson. Both are managed by Cope Property Management in Seneca.
A full-service marina located on Lake Hartwell directly across the lake from Clemson University. Service center with a Master Certified Mechanic on staff. They offer pontoon boat rentals, as well as wet and dry stack storage. The Grill at Clemson Marina features outdoor dining and a unique tailgating experience for the college football season.
Corner Crafts & Boutique
Ladies boutique clothing, jewelry and gift items. They gladly take customized orders. On Main Street in Walhalla next to The "Steakhouse" Cafeteria.
Crooked Creek RV Park
Campground located on Lake Keowee. They have 97 RV sites with full hookup. Their marina has a full menu with docks and gas. Amenities: 24 Hour Security, ATM Machine, Fax Service, Golf Cart Rentals, Camp Store, Picnic Tables at Each Site, Heated and Air Conditioned Bath Houses, Clean Facilities with Individual Rooms, Handicap Facilities Laundry, Swimming Pool, Kiddie Pool, Lake Keowee Beach Area, Fishing.
Serves Dinner. Steaks, pork, chicken, fish, salad bar, beer & wine. Open at 5PM til 8PM, Tues-Sat (closed Sunday & Monday).
Days Inn by Wyndham
Pool, Meeting Facilities, Outside Corridor and High Speed Internet. Near Lake Keowee Marina and minutes from retail shops, golf courses, and Oconee Medical Center.
Devils Fork State Park
Travel Tip: ARRIVE EARLY! If you are coming to enjoy a day on the lake, make sure you arrive by 9:30AM for the best chance of getting a parking space. 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. Park store.
Home-style cooking, buffet and menu. Serves breakfast & lunch Tuesday - Saturday (closed Sunday & Monday).
Disc Golf Course at Chau Ram County Park
Brand new course opened March 2019. 18-hole disc golf course is forested and hilly with combination of distances between holes ranging from 180 ft. - 600 ft. Course entrance off Horseshoe Bridge Road is not yet open; players must enter though main park and walk 1/4 mile to the first hole.
Down Town Bar & Grill
Lunch, dinner and drinks, pool and live music. Good for groups, outdoor seating & take out. Taco Tuesdays, Wings Wednesday & Karaoke Thursdays.
Recently renovated event space with historical charm located on Main Street in downtown Walhalla. 2,500 square feet of interior space and 3,000 square feet in the courtyard. A great place to celebrate weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, bridal and baby showers, reunions, corporate parties, or host meetings.
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.
El Potrillo Mexican Grill & Bar
Lunch and dinner every day.
Elegant and Distinctive Interiors
Quality, Custom, American Furniture. The Golden Corner and Clemson's largest selection of quality name brand furniture, mattresses and accessories.
The rock is recognized as the place where the three states of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia meet. Andrew Ellicott’s survey was made in 1811. This rock was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and is located in the Ellicott Rock Wilderness.
Emily’s Especially For You
Ladies apparel store specializing in in fun everyday wear as well as clothing for special occasions and events.
End of the Road Studios
Art studio, pottery and gallery for Robin Anne Cooper and Stan DuBose. Folk Art, ceramics, paintings, pottery, canvas collages, found object, up-cycled.
Breakfast 7 days a week Sundays 11-2. Cafeteria style lunch.
Falcon’s Lair Golf Course
Features 6,866 yards of golf, designed by Harry Bowers, from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 74.4 and it has a slope rating of 135. James McCoy manages the course as the Golf Professional. PGA instruction available. The course is open year round.
Fall Creek Falls
Multiple falls range from 30 to 40 ft. within a 1-mile stretch. A long, steep, but not dangerous 2-mile hike made more difficult during spring and summer by foliage. Best viewing is in winter. GPS coordinates to parking area: N 34.82246 W 083.25079
Farm Store at Chattooga Belle Farm
Large variety of canned products, gift items, eight types of wine made with fruit from the farm, and more! Open 9-5 seven days a week from May 1 through December.
Farmhouse Gallery & Interiors
Offers a unique variety of Artwork, Gifts, Home Goods
Wicker furniture, home accents, flooring and more.
Fishski Business, LLC
Guided fishing on Lake Hartwell and Lake Jocassee with Captain Steve Pietrykowski. Hartwell is a great choice for families or even a corporate outing. Multiple fishing boats for large groups can be arranged. Captain Steve offers day and night guided fishing on Lake Jocassee, which is the only major lake in South Carolina that has an abundant trout population.
Foothills Heritage Market
Seasonal weekly market. Features Fruit, Vegetables, Crafts, Soaps, Honey, Meats & more! All products sold are grown or produced by Local Farmers and Craftsman, No resales.
This National Recreation Trail has its southern terminus in Oconee State Park and extends to the north and east for 77 miles. Sections very in length and difficulty. Day-hikers can access the trail from different points; thru-hikers can spend a week backcountry hiking on the trail. Maintained by the Foothills Trail Conservancy.
Gateway Arts Center
An all volunteer art exhibit and education organization that engages the community by offering: public participation, free events, formal exhibits and art classes. Their mission is to help open the doors of creativity to everyone!
General Store Museum
Housed in the Barrett-Jones building on Main Street in Westminster, SC, the General Store Museum displays a collection of historic artifacts from the original England’s General Merchandise store. OPEN Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm.
Sleep in the trees at Wildwater's Chattooga birdhouse. It's a cozy one-bedroom, one bathroom space that sleeps 2 people. It has a kitchenette, private outdoor deck, large flat screen TV, DVD player and DVDs.
Fun quirky gift shop on Ram Cat Alley selling unique finds with a focus on American made & Fair Trade!
Hampton Inn & Suites
The Hampton Inn & Suites Seneca-Clemson Area is just a short drive from numerous local restaurants and golf courses and many beautiful lakes, state parks, and waterfalls. Seneca attractions including Clemson University, Lake Hartwell, the World of Energy and the Blue Ridge Mountains are easily accessible.
Seneca’s only purveyor of name brands like Kavu, Spartina 449, Noelle, Coco & Carmen, Mud Pie, Faceplant Dreams, Lollia, Crabtree & Evelyn, Magnolia Home, Thymes and Archipelago. Large selection of Gourmet Food & Gift Baskets with samples served daily. Seasonal decorations, table accents, home accessories and Naturalistic silk flowers.
Heavenly Hogs BBQ
BBQ restaurant and catering. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday for lunch and dinner (Closed Sunday - Wednesday).