Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

SC State Parks to Reopen May 1st!

Good News for this weekend!  The South Carolina State Parks are set to reopen on Friday, May 1st.  Please understand that there are some limitations to the reopening. Picnic shelters, visitor centers, and community buildings will still be closed.  Each park will also lower the capacity.  Once the park reaches its threshold, the gates will… Read more »

Jocassee Lake Tours and Shuttle Service for full enjoyment of Lake Jocassee!

Jocassee Lake Tours and Shuttle Service offers a variety of tours for your enjoyment of Lake Jocassee and the surrounding territory. These are naturalist-led tours of the area so you will be receiving a wealth of knowledge and love of the region. They only problem is deciding where to explore first… How much more relaxing… Read more »

The Blue Ridge Parkway

In the stunning backdrop of Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee are the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Winding through the beautiful Appalachian mountains is a scenic road comprised of over 450 miles known as the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Making its way through 29 counties, this National Parkway is America’s longest linear park.  Protected within this park are… Read more »

Devils Fork State Park Has Lots to Offer

Residents of the lake communities of The Cliffs and The Reserve at Lake Keoweee enjoy the many benefits and beauties Keowee has to offer but let’s not forget about Lake Jocassee. This man-made lake was constructed at the same time as Lake Keowee, the early 1970’s by Duke Power in partnership with the state. Known… Read more »

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