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My husband and I celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary on our new boat at Lake Jocasee. It was... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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One of the most beautiful lakes anywhere

I've had many camping trips to Lake Jocassee (specifically Devils Fork State Park) over the years... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Walterboro, South Carolina
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Maplecrest at Lake Jocassee located in Salem, South Carolina is perfect for family gatherings or a romantic vacation getaway. There are accommodations for 8-10 guests and the residence is available year round. The boat ramp at Devils Fork State Park...more
694 Jocassee lake Road, SC
+1 864-719-9494
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Devil's Fork State Park to launch the boat as we noticed that the SCDNR was the managing source and that usually means it will be nice. Well was I surprised 😳. I paid $5 for the parking fee and then the ramp...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank 456timf
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary on our new boat at Lake Jocasee. It was divine.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CleaningladyGville
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I've had many camping trips to Lake Jocassee (specifically Devils Fork State Park) over the years. Every time I go I am awestruck by just how beautiful the place is. We usually have our boat with us, and it is so worth bringing your boat...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Tykesmom2007
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We frequent Devils Fork State Park to scuba dive. There are a set of non-motorized boat ramps that are perfect for a walk in dive.

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 27 September 2016

One of the most beautiful places in North America. Hiking, swimming, boating, kayaking, climb the waterfalls. There are parts of Jocassee that are in a temperate rain-forest. There are many rivers and waterfalls that are visible around Lake Jocassee. The fall is beautiful and in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank onemichael
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Lake Jocassee has stunning scenery. You can take a boat tour, kayak, paddleboard, put your own boat in if you get there before they reach their limit, and camp at Devil's Fork campground. The water is clear and beautiful, and there are waterfalls and rocks...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Explorecreate
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We enjoyed a day on this lake with family and friends. It was a great day. We did a pontoon boat tour with Jocassee Lake tours and had a blast. The lake is very nice. It is clear and seemingly clean. The water is also...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank danamc01
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We got here often to swim there is NO designated area so you swim at your own risk which is actually really nice since the lake is huge and that means PLENTY of room. Places like table rock and paris mtn the lake stays so...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Claudia K
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you are looking for a phenomenal lake in the SE this is it. Complete with crystal clear water, waterfalls, great temperatures and plenty of lake space to play around in- look no further. We visited 3 of the waterfalls, rented a pontoon boat, and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ReneeNC
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We rented a boat for four hours although it was so much fun we wished we had rented the boat for the whole day. There were lots of places to swim, and the water was very clear and also quite warm. Children under 12 were...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank suppoprockets
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Debbie M
5 July 2018|
Response from Lake J | Property representative |
The beach is within Devils Fork State Park and dogs must be on a leash at all times. Playing ball fetch in the water being about the only exception. Park Admission is $5 per person
2 July 2018|
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Response from Lake J | Property representative |
Hi - If you mean the waterfall pontoon tour boats on the lake they hold about a dozen passengers. Private boats have passenger capacity on a tag or plate usually by the steering station on the boat.
Miguel B
8 May 2018|
Response from Michelle M |
Assuming you mean in the park by the lake, yes.