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Beautiful day

We didn’t have time to paddle our kayaks all the way to the waterfall and back but the lake was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cityfoal
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Sullivan, Missouri
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Pontoon boat tour

From signing up to shuttle ride to four hour ride with Tricia was the best. This was my second Trip... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
robinhiker
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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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
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694 Jocassee lake Road, SC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t have time to paddle our kayaks all the way to the waterfall and back but the lake was beautiful as well as the surrounding area. We had a wonderful time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

12 enthusiastic certified divers came out to complete two required skills test. The first was dive down to 120 feet in cold water with limited visibility. Second dive was a series of navigation challenges using a compass. Surface weather was perfect. Topside water temp was...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

From signing up to shuttle ride to four hour ride with Tricia was the best. This was my second Trip riding with a most knowledgeable and caring guide. For four hours we learned about the area and saw many waterfalls. We took a walk across...More

2  Thank robinhiker
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This lake is known to be one of the clearest waters in the south. People come here to learn to scuba dive. There are just a few access points for the public, notably at Devil’s Fork State Park on the south boundary. Duke Power created...More

5  Thank Lois P
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Jocassee and Jocasse Gorge are truly indescribable and can only be understood as to how special it is by visiting. The views, the water, waterfalls, trails, gorges, etc. at 400+ feet deep it is very deep. It feeds Keowee Lake over a hydroelectric dam which...More

9  Thank onemichael
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Lake, location was great. We did boat in camping to double springs. We had campsite #7 which is out of line with the rest of the sites. My only complaint is the sites are very, very, (let me stress) very close together. Other than that...More

4  Thank Michael A
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake. We rented a Pontoon from Ship and Shine. They were so friendly and helpful! We spent the day exploring the lake and checking out the waterfalls. Kids enjoyed swimming, casting a line and sliding down a rock! The water is...More

2  Thank shay255
Reviewed May 15, 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

4  Thank Tim F
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank CleaningladyGville
Reviewed April 9, 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

3  Thank Tykesmom2007
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Debbie M
July 4, 2018|
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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
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ednamurphy121
July 1, 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.
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Miguel B
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Michelle M |
Assuming you mean in the park by the lake, yes.
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