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One of the best places yo visit in SC

Beautiful and quiet lake very cold water so come prepared if you go in the early summer... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
Anderson, South Carolina
Beautiful place

We hired a man with a boat to take us out on the lake to view waterfalls flowing into the lake. He... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2015
Kim O
Mount Ayr, Iowa, United States
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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 22 June 2015

Beautiful and quiet lake very cold water so come prepared if you go in the early summer. Breathtaking views. One of my very favorite places to go

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Doctor_G0nz0_
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We hired a man with a boat to take us out on the lake to view waterfalls flowing into the lake. He did not disappoint. Stunning views and well worth seeing if you have the time. We spent around 2 - 3 hours there. The...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Kim O
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We have taken our boat out on this lake several times and love it. The scenery is beautiful, and we love the history of the area. There are also some hidden waterfalls and we like that it is not populated with houses.

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank grave_seeker
Reviewed 21 January 2015

My brother, his nine-year old and I had occasion recently to visit this lovely lake. Mid-January is probably not the perfect season for it, but wanted to walk a few trails and just have a general look around. I'm a recent resident of this area...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Jack H
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Nice place to visit and see the scenic landscape. Access to the lake and trails is good. Nice hiking trails through mountain forests, with several brooks, creeks, and waterfalls.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This has got to be one of the most beautiful camping destinations! The lake is simply beautiful. We camped out on Devils Fork state Park. Came by boat across the lake and got to see most of the waterfalls! This place has so much to...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank MHenders0n
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

This was our third time renting a pontoon boat and exploring lake Jocassee. We have found different things each time...a rock to slide from into the lake, waterfalls and islands to explore and have lunch at. We also rent a tube which the boat pulls...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank MSH28
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Let me start put by saying, this is one beautiful lake. Wife and I started doing these weekend trips throught our state we live in. We rented a canoe and went as far as our arms could take us. The sights are amazing the water...More

Date of experience: June 2014
6  Thank Mugen2008
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Made a 3-day trip to Jocassee during my daughter's spring break, probably should have stayed for a week. The lake is beautiful and we hiked around to waterfalls and to see the endangered Oconee Bell flowers on a trail in Devil's Fork State Park. Overall...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank pmwentling
Reviewed 27 February 2014

If you hike and have access to this area of South Carolina be sure to visit the Duke hydroelectric plant area off SC 130. There are nicley markef trails in the complex that bring you to the Whitewater River and to the Lower falls viewpoint....More

Date of experience: February 2014
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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.