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Lake Jocassee
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Maplecrest Lodging at Lake Jocassee located in Salem, South Carolina is perfect for family gatherings or a romantic vacation getaway. There are accommodations for 8 guests and ample boat parking onsite. The boat ramp at Devils Fork State Park is just two minutes (1 mile) from our location. Local activities include guided waterfall tours, waterfall trail hikes, boat or paddle board rentals . FOND VACATION MEMORIES BEGIN HERE
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Joseph Robba
Charlotte, NC2,075 contributions
Oct 2021
Lake Jocasee is like mini lake Tahoe out in Upstate South Carolina. The water quality here is super clear, and many parts of the lake glow with a blue tint. It's gorgeous. There are lots of waterfalls that you'll need a boat to see, but there are also some great spots to land your boat on an island in the lake and just hang out. We went in October, and while air temps were starting to starting to drop to the high 60's, the water was still pretty warm, and comfortable for swimming in.
Written 19 October 2021
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243MicheleB
Pittsburgh, PA158 contributions
May 2021 • Friends
Beautiful lake. Can't see sights without boat. We arrived midmorning. All rental boats (mostly pontoons) were gone. We were told if we wanted a tour we should have signed up and paid the week before. Disappointed
Written 31 May 2021
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Gee
Spartanburg, SC1 contribution
Jul 2020
I visited the new dive ramp on Bootleg rd. at Devils Fork on Thursday,07/16/20.
As per Jocassee tradition, the water was clear with a 25ft. viz. water temp was about 79deg. The Restrooms were at that time clean and sanitized and the general appearance of the dive ramp was well kept and clean. A great swimming area. As for diving, well, not much to see, in fact there is nothing underwater. (at least not yet. I don't know what the plans are for the future). The Max depth at this location was about 37ft at the deepest spot. so in my opinion, as I said, a great swimming area, but not so much of a diving adventure unless your looking to just get wet and spend some alone time beneath the surface.
Written 17 July 2020
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kiko1857
West Columbia, SC6 contributions
Jul 2020
The boat tours are a must.The water is awesome very private.Great place to hike with water falls all so.
Written 14 July 2020
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Deer G
Bahamas2 contributions
May 2020 • Family
There was nice water but the rangers are mean and you can not park golf carts no where I will never come back.
Written 31 May 2020
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arb1218
Irmo, SC23 contributions
Jan 2020
We stopped in the state park at Lake Jocassee and were amazed by the crystal blue waters. The park ranger was super friendly and told us about several waterfalls that are accessible by water. We plan to return in the summer to check them out!
Written 16 January 2020
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stacey t
Greenville, SC35 contributions
Jun 2019
Love spending endless days at this lake. If you like swimming, fishing, jet skiing, and more, then this is the place to be. One of the best parts of every Summer. Would and have recommended to anyone who enjoys the outdoors at all..So much to offer!
Written 28 October 2019
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Brant
Anderson, SC9 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
this is my second review this year of devil's fork boat ramp. the first one we went on a Saturday and were turned away due to the parking lot being full. After talking to a lady at devil's fork office who was very nice, I found out you can reserve a parking spot on the website for 50 bucks. Might be necessary if you decide to go on a Saturday. Understand that state park folks try to keep the website up-to-date if the lot is full.

We went a couple of weeks ago on a Monday and the boat ramp light was practically empty. Had a great trip and the lake is beautiful!
Written 21 October 2019
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Betty F
New York City, NY7 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
Our guide Was a trained naturalist and knew everything there is to know about the lake she and Hans do visit greatly we went to beautiful hidden waterfalls and toured the lake took time for swims and she accommodated everything that we wanted to do.
Written 5 August 2019
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JackeysTravels
Greenville, SC117 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
We had an amazing afternoon. We learned about Lake Jocassee history and the beautiful waterfalls. This lake is over 300 feet deep and the water is very clear. Thanks to Zack M. from Jocassee Lake Tours. The best tour guide in South Carolina! His knowledge and his humor are the perfect combination for a great tour experience. Thank you Zack!
Written 21 July 2019
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