The One County In South Carolina With 150 Waterfalls You’ll Want To Visit
The name ‘Oconee” means ‘Land beside the water,’ and that’s entirely true when we speak of Oconee County, South Carolina. The area is also known as the ‘Mountain Lakes Region’ for that very reason. But Oconee County has more than just gorgeous mountain lakes, rivers, creeks and streams… it also has more than 150 waterfalls just waiting for you to discover them all. The Mountain Lakes Convention & Visitors Bureau is a terrific resource for discovering all that Oconee offers to nature lovers – especially waterfall chasers. They even have a waterfall app to guide you to their best spots! Of course we can’t feasibly feature all 150 waterfalls in one single article, so here’s the highlight reel:
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Waterfall chasers know the thrill in the adventure of hiking to find yet another beautiful waterfall in the middle of nowhere. The Mountain Lakes CVB has a website with many of the Oconee waterfalls listed, and a link to their waterfall app. For more waterfalls spread throughout the Upstate, follow this waterfall road trip for a self-guided trip.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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