Oconee County Newsletter

Clemson Memorial Stadium

Frank Howard Field at Clemson Memorial Stadium, popularly known as "Death Valley", is home to the Clemson Tigers, an NCAA Division I FBS football team located in Clemson, South Carolina.

Avenue of Champions, Clemson, SC 29634
19.92 mi from Lake Jocassee

Devils Fork State Park

The mountain spring-fed Lake Jocassee encompassed by the Jocassee Gorges, waterfalls accessible only by boat and some of the best South Carolina trout fishing are all part of the allure of Devils Fork State Park.

161 Holcombe CIR, Salem, SC 29676 
0.8 miles from Lake Jocassee

Jocassee Lake Tours

Lake Jocassee is a 9,000-acre, 385-foot deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina. It was created by Duke Power in 1973 for the purpose of generating hydroelectric power.

161 Holcombe Circle, Salem, SC 29676 
0.7 miles from Lake Jocassee

Jocassee Adventures

Jocassee kayak tours to all the waterfalls.  With this charter, we provide the choice of size of the kayak, life vest, paddle, and guide.  What makes this charter so popular, you can paddle just a little and enjoy a relaxing boat ride or a lot and see points of interest up close. This is a  4  to 5-hour tour that lets you see and visit the islands, waterfalls, and private coves.  

670 Jocassee Lake Rd, Salem, SC 29676 
0.1 miles from Lake Jocassee

Whitewater Falls

Whitewater Falls is a series of waterfalls and cascades on the Whitewater River in North Carolina and South Carolina. Over the 3.5 mi course of the river between the two falls, the Whitewater River drops 1,500 ft, and crosses the state border. Both Falls can be hiked to via the Foothills Trail or spur trails.

Sapphire, NC 
7.4 miles from Lake Jocassee

Whitewater Equestrian Center

Whitewater Equestrian Center is the home of beautiful Western North Carolina guided trail rides and gem mining. Located in a natural North American rain forest, one of only two; the other being in Seattle, Washington.  We go out into the wilderness, on a guided informative trail ride.  You will learn of the deep-rooted local Native American history, plants they used for medicines, such as headaches, poisonous venom bites/stings, as well as stomach ailments.

6420 Whitewater Rd, Sapphire, NC 28774 
8.1 miles from Lake Jocassee