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If You Go – Lake Jocassee, South Carolina


Devil’s Fork State Park
161 Holcombe Circle
Salem, S.C. 29676
Tel: 864.944.2639
Toll Free: 866.345.7275

The park offers fifteen 2 bedroom, 1 bath villas and five 3 bedroom, 2 bath villas. Rates from $84 to $172 per night. Also available are 59 paved sites with water and electrical hook-ups, some accomodating RVs up to 36 feet, plus 25 walk-in sites for tent camping for $16 per night. Back country camping is available on the lake’s north shore, accessible only by boat. Rates range from $18 to $38 per night.


Bring groceries because dining options are limited. For more choices, you need to drive about 25 miles to Seneca. Check out Paesano’s Italian Restaurant among others.


Foothills National Recreation Trail

Jocassee Outdoor Center
516 Jocasse Lake Road
Salem, S.C. 29676
Tel: 864.944.9016

For boat and kayak rentals, fishing guides, guided lake tours, outdoor info, basic staples and homemade egg and cheese biscuits.

Oconee Station State Historic Site
500 Oconee Station Road
Walhalla, S.C. 29691
Tel: 864.638.0079

Admission: FREE

Days and Hours of Operation: Apr. 1-Nov. 30, 9am-6pm, daily.
Seasonal hours of operation Dec. 1 – Mar. 31, closed Mon.-Thur. Open Fri-Sun, 9am-6pm.
Historic structures are open from 1pm – 5pm Sa-Su with guided tours available.

Station Cove Falls Trail
Trailhead is located 3/10 mile past the Oconee Station State Historic Site.

Walhalla State Fish Hatchery
198 Fish Hatchery Rd.
Mountain Rest, S.C. 29664
Tel: 864.638.2866

Open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Closed Christmas Day
Call ahead in winter months since severe cold may affect operations.

Open to the public, this is the only South Carolina hatchery involved in the culture of trout, a cold water species.


Mountain Lakes Convention & Visitors Bureau

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