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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
This is one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever seen. The water was clean and clear. Not many houses on the lake and it was like we had the lake to ourselves. Cannot wait to come back. Already palnning next trip!!!
We live about 2 hours away from Lake Jocassee and have several other lakes that are closer but, being TVA lakes, are murkier and have clay and shale shorelines. Lake Jocassee was stunning with beautiful, clear water and sandy, private coves that felt much more...More
We just visited here on one of the busiest weekends of the year, Sunday July 3rd, and we would still go for 15 minutes without seeing other boats. I believe there are less than 50 houses built along the shore. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking...More
Water level was high this year so launching from the boat ramp was easier. Lake is big so even when there are a lot of boats, you can find plenty of open spaces. Very few houses so the view is trees and mountains. Bring food...More
One of the most beautiful lakes in SC, set in the far northwest part of the state. Day access through Devils Fork State Park. Once your boat is in the water, you are in for a treat. Not very congested and spectacular views. Water sports...More
The lake is a great place to hang out. They have boat rentals for all budgets. The views are amazing and over all a must see. Well worth the cheap park fee. I believe it's on the National Geographic list of most beautiful places in...More
Stocked with Bass and Trout every year it is a fisherman's paradise. The area is remote but close to both Asheville and Greenville South Carolina. Boaters paradise , too. Very rugged country for hiking. The Foothills trail reaches part of this are as well. Only...More
Date of experience: May 2016
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Lake J, Public Relations Manager at Lake Jocassee, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016
Very good review of all that Lake Jocassee offers visitors. Lodging nearby is limited as this is a watershed lake and is surrounded by a 45,000 acre conservation easement. The area offers a smattering of campgrounds, RV parks, bed & breakfasts and private vacation home...More