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Absolutely Stunningly Beautiful. Not To Be Missed!

We live less than an hour away but this was our first trip to Jocasee as we joined a group of 20 on... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2013
Craig A
South Carolina
One of the most beautiful lakes in the Southeast US

This lake is not as large as some of the lakes in South Carolina, but it is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2013
Anderson, 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 28 October 2013

We live less than an hour away but this was our first trip to Jocasee as we joined a group of 20 on a hike and lake tour. What we discovered that day was one of the most beautiful lakes we've ever encountered. Besides a...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Craig A
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This lake is not as large as some of the lakes in South Carolina, but it is one of the most beautiful. With very limited housing development around this lake, it is much more natural and so beautiful. There is a waterfall tour that you...More

Date of experience: August 2013
9  Thank 4business2
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Nature as close to perfect as it gets. Clear, green water, breathtaking waterfalls, pristine scenery.

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank 846amandah
Reviewed 10 July 2013

It felt like we were in the Alaskan wilderness at times...surrounded by mountains, beautiful waters, soaring eagles, beautiful waters. Honestly, this was one of our favorite family trips of all times. Getting away from our hectic schedules, this fam of 7 had a BLAST just...More

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank JourneyGirl1970
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Nature at it's finest. Beautiful lake with luscious green mountains for a backdrop. We visited several small waterfalls via PWC. Water cool and clear, if in the upstate SC try to make this visit someday you will be glad.

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 15 March 2013

My extended family and I went to Lake Jocassee for a weekend getaway. We stayed at the Villas at Devils Fork run by the SC State Parks. I was very impressed with the facilities considering they were state run. We had an absolutely fabulous day...More

Date of experience: March 2013
5  Thank anniebodyinNC
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Lake Jocassee is easily one of my favorite places in the world. Clear cool water and beautiful scenery make for a great place to spend a day or many days. In addition to exploring inlets and waterfalls, my friends and I usually enjoy a game...More

Date of experience: October 2012
5  Thank Nathan P
Reviewed 27 September 2012 via mobile

This is the most beautiful paradise in South Carolina. The color of the water is stunning. The waterfalls are remarkable. This is a must see. The entire area is very well kept and peaceful. They have a variety of activities such as hiking and diving...More

3  Thank SunsetSouth
Reviewed 11 July 2012

We had been with all the family for a Saturday of relax. We had rent a boat for all the day (calculate 300 usd) and we went alla around this beautiful lake looking at the beautiful houses and the curious nature that is all around....More

4  Thank sergio_sbc
Reviewed 4 August 2011

The roads are long and windy to get there, however you won't be disappointed! The lake is gorgeous, with nice sandy beaches (with easy access at Devils Fork State Park), the water was warm (in August) and unbelievably clean and clear. No moss, algae, turbidity,...More

Date of experience: August 2011
6  Thank sydneyroo2
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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.