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Address: 694 Jocassee lake Road, SC
Phone Number: 864-719-9494
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Maplecrest at Lake Jocassee located in Salem, South Carolina is perfect for...

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 is just two minutes from your doorstep. Local activities include guided waterfall tours, boat rentals or whitewater rafting on the scenic Chattooga (Deliverance) River. In addition world class fresh water fishing is available as the Lake is an anglers paradise.

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We got here often to swim there is NO designated area so you swim at your own risk which is actually really nice since the lake is huge and that means PLENTY of room. Places like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Claudia K

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here often to swim there is NO designated area so you swim at your own risk which is actually really nice since the lake is huge and that means PLENTY of room. Places like table rock and paris mtn the lake stays so crowded and the water churned up that its kind of a problem. Here there is... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a phenomenal lake in the SE this is it. Complete with crystal clear water, waterfalls, great temperatures and plenty of lake space to play around in- look no further. We visited 3 of the waterfalls, rented a pontoon boat, and played in the lake. We have been to 5 different lakes in the last 4... More 

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Monkstown, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a boat for four hours although it was so much fun we wished we had rented the boat for the whole day. There were lots of places to swim, and the water was very clear and also quite warm. Children under 12 were required to were a life jacket, though the boat supplied some for everyone. I would... More 

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Monkstown, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a pontoon boat for four hours, although you can rent it for the entire day. Had lots of fun. Life jackets were supplied on the boat.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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!!!

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Nashville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lake is clear and clean. Several hidden waterfalls you can get out of a boat and swim around and under. However, the water was up so there were no beaches.

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Lake J, Public Relations Manager at Lake Jocassee, responded to this review

Lake Jocassee never ceases to amaze and attract new friends and travelers seeking natures paradise. Recommend staying at least 3 or 4 days to truly relax and enjoy the Jocassee Gorges Area ! More 

Bryson City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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 like the natural lakes one finds in the northern part of the country. We enjoyed... More 

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Marietta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 being in the foothills. The water is the cleanest I have seen in a lake--I... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

gorgeous views! clear, cold water, many water falls to explore. beachy swim areas to enjoy. local favorite for scuba diving, kayaking, paddle boarding,etc

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

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 and drinks.

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