There’s A Lake Hiding In A South Carolina State Park Where You Can Camp Year-Round

Visitors to South Carolina tend to focus on the Palmetto State’s coast, hitting hot spots such as Myrtle Beach, Charleston, and Hilton Head Island. What many people may not realize is that dotted around the state’s 32,000 square miles of the interior are several outstanding lakes, each surrounded by a number of dedicated campgrounds. If sparkling blue-green water and picture-perfect waterfalls sound enticing, pack your tent and sleeping bag and head to Lake Jocassee for camping in South Carolina.

Lake Jocassee may not have as much name recognition as its counterparts farther south – namely Lakes Marion and Murray – but it is definitely worth a visit. With its glittering, blue-green water and amazing waterfalls, this lake beckons visitors to relax and take in the natural beauty of northern South Carolina – and with several accommodation options, guests will be able to customize their visit to their liking. Have you visited this lake for camping in South Carolina? Let us know about your experience in the comments.

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Address: Devils Fork State Park, 161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676, USA