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  • This 8.2-mile trail takes the paddler down the historic Santee River, through the fast moving confines of Chicken Creek, back onto the Santee and up Wambaw Creek to the bridge at Echaw Road. Well d...

  • The Chattooga River begins in mountainous North Carolina as small rivulets, nourished by springs and abundant rainfall, high on the slopes of the Appalachian Mountains?the start of a 50-mile journe...

  • The Broad River fl ows along the eastern side of the Enoree District within the Sumter National Forest. Called the Broad River since 1745, the river once was a bound ary be tween the Cherokee and C...

  • Lake Tugalo is a 597-acre (2.42 km2) reservoir with 18 miles (29 km) of shoreline located in the northeastern Georgia in Habersham and Rabun counties, but also lies partially in Oconee County, Sout...

  • Saluda Lake is a 331-acre (1.34 km2) reservoir formed by a spillway from the uppermost dam on the Saluda River in South Carolina, United States. The lake was constructed in 1905 for the purpose of ...

  • Lake Hartwell is a reservoir bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo, and Seneca Rivers. The lake is created by Hartwell Dam located on the Savannah River seven miles (11 km) bel...
  • Lake Strom Thurmond, known in Georgia as Clarks Hill Lake, is a reservoir at the border between Georgia and South Carolina in the Savannah River Basin. It was created by the J. Strom Thurmond Dam duri...
  • Four Holes Swamp is a small blackwater river that is a tributary to the Edisto River in South Carolina. The swamp rises in Calhoun County and flows 62 miles (100 km) to the confluence, in an unusual b...
  • Lake John D. Long is an 80-acre fertilized lake providing largemouth bass, bluegill, shell-cracker and catfish fishing. The lake offers a boat ramp, fishing pier and is handicapped accessible. Lake...

  • Lake Blalock (formally, the H. Taylor Blalock Reservoir) is a reservoir in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, located on the Pacolet River about five miles north of Spartanburg. After its creation wa...
  • Richard B. Russell Lake (known to locals as simply 'Lake Russell') is a reservoir created by the construction of Richard B. Russell Dam on the Savannah River bordering Elbert County, Georgia and Abbev...
  • Lake Wylie is a reservoir located in the U.S. states of both South Carolina and North Carolina. The lake has a surface area of 13,400 acres (54 km sq) (21sq mi) and features 325 miles (523 km) of s...

  • Lake Wateree is a 19 square miles (50 km2) reservoir in Kershaw, Fairfield, and Lancaster counties, South Carolina, in the United States. It is one of South Carolina's oldest man-made lakes. It has...

  • Lake Oliphant is a 40-acre fertilized providing largemouth bass, bluegill, shell-cracker and catfish fishing. The lake offers a boat ramp, fishing pier and is handicapped accessible. Lake Oliphant ...

  • Lake Murray is a reservoir in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is approximately 50,000 acres (200 km²) in size, and has roughly 500 miles (800 km) of shoreline. It was impounded in the lat...

  • Lake Moultrie is the third largest lake in South Carolina covering over 60,000 acres (240 km2).

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  • Lake Marion is the largest lake in South Carolina, centrally located and with territory within five counties. The lake is referred to as South Carolina's inland sea. It has a 315-mile (507 km) shor...

  • Lake Keowee is a reservoir created by Keowee Dam and Little River Dam. It impounds the Keowee River and the Little River, each of which exits through its respective dam. The two rivers join just be...

  • Lake Jocassee is a 7,500-acre (30 km2), 300-foot (91 m) deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina created by the state in partnership with Duke Power in 1973. The lake is commonly known fo...

  • Lake Greenwood is formed by a hydroelectric dam across the Saluda River. The lake has 212 miles (341 km) of shoreline and 11,400 acres (46 km2). The Reedy River joins the Saluda at Lake Greenwood. ...

  • Lake Edwin Johnson is a 40 acre fertilized lake providing largemouth bass, bluegill, shellcracker and catfish fishing opportunities. The lake is located at the end of State Road 359 off of SC 295 b...

  • Wambaw Creek is a peaceful blackwater creek flowing through majestic cypress-tupelo stands. Abundant wildlife viewing opportunities exists. Species found include prothonotary warblers, swallow-tail...

  • The Tyger River flows through the scenic piedmont section of the Sumter National Forest where visitors will find bottomland forests and small marshy areas. The river ranges from 2 to 6 feet deep an...

  • This 12-mile trail winds through the south east central por tion of the Long Cane Ranger District. Recreational ca noe ing is a popular sport on this creek.

    This canoe trail begins at the jun...

  • Santee River borders the northeast edge of the Wambaw side and offers good fishing especially for those anglers with boats. Bream, brass, striped bass, crappie, catfish, and shad are the favored sp...

  • Parsons Mountain Lake is a 28-acre impoundment that has both a boat ramp and developed recreational area. The lake is managed for largemouth bass, bluegill, and shellcrackers.

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  • Huger, Nicholson, and Turkey Creeks are the main creeks fished on the Witherbee side of the forest. Local anglers try for some of the large shellcrackers found in these waters.

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  • Guilliard Lake, an old oxbow off the Santee River, offers 10 acres of fishing for a variety of species. These species are usually similar to those found in the river.

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  • Furys Ferry Boat Ramp is located in the southern portion of the Long Cane Ranger District of the Sumter National Forest. The site offers boating and fishing opportunities.

    Located on the Sava...

  • The Enoree River flows through the scenic piedmont section of the Sumter National Forest. Some know the Enoree River as ?River of Muscadines.? Visitors will see steep hardwood bluffs, bottomland fo...

  • This small blackwater creek winds through magnificent oak-hickory stands as well as cypresstupelo swamps. Opportunities for viewing bobcats, owls, wild turkeys, and more occur at every bend. The ab...