Lake-view properties are never too far from the modern conveniences of city life, as Lake Keowee is situated primarily in Oconee County and only 95 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia. Absorb some local culture and entertainment at the Oconee Community Theatre, where you’re welcome to play the part of the audience and the actor alike. Patriot’s Hall stands as a memorial to our veterans, honoring their heritage, valor, and commitment to our freedom.
Worlds apart from everyday life, but never out of the way, Lake Keowee is a retreat to revisit time and time again.
Lake Keowee is one of the most beautiful fresh water lakes in the entire South offering majestic views, sparkling blue water and mountain views. The lake is located near Seneca, a small town in the northwest corner of South Carolina. It is often referred to as the Golden Corner area. Lake Keowee is located just 45 miles from Greenville, SC, the states largest city and just 1.5 hours from Atlanta, GA. The lake is fed from nearby mountain streams of pure blue water.
Lake Keowee consist of about 18,000 acres with approximately 300 miles of shoreline. Only about ¼ of the shoreline has been developed resulting in an uncrowded lake which is perfect for boating, fishing, sailing and other activities. It is also the site of a Professional Bass tournament each year. Lake Keowee is owned by Duke Energy Corp. which controls the lake frontage and water level. Lake Keowee property owners own to the waterfront which is different than the Corps of Engineering restrictions such as on Lake Hartwell.
864-868-7932, 2640 Walhalla Hwy, Six Mile, SC
Get Water Ski equipment at:
J C Sports
864-882-4212, 10139 Clemson Blvd, Seneca, SC
Keowee Falls RV Park
High Falls County Park
864-882-8234, 671 High Falls Rd, Seneca, SC 29672-0411
Keowee Toxaway State Park
864-868-2605, 138 Residence Dr, Sunset, SC
Devil's Fork State Park
864-944-2639, 161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
High Falls RV Park
864-885-0173, 2753 Pickens Hwy, Seneca, SC
Pickens County Park-Mile Creek
864-868-2196, 757 Keowee Baptist Church Rd, Six Mile, SC
South Cove County Park
864-882-5250, 1031 S Cove Rd, Seneca, SC
Local Area Businesses
At Lake Keowee the list of leisure activities is seemingly endless. Local attractions include Jocassee State Park (15 miles) and golf courses such as Cross Creek Plantation. You are just minutes away from white water rafting on the famed Chatooga River as well has hiking, camping and trout fishing. With over 400,000 acres of undisturbed forest, you never run out of exploring opportunities. The mild climate with average temperatures in the 60’s, make year round recreation a pleasure. Nearby Clemson University (7 miles), with over 18,000 students, host outstanding community activities and cultural events. For the sports enthusiast, Clemson brings you the finest in NCAA sporting events.
Clemson Indoor Recreation Center
864-639-1111, 130 Commons Way, Central, SC
Blue Ridge Golf Center
864-882-7949, 2499 Blue Ridge Blvd, Walhalla, SC
Oconee Country Club
864-882-8037, 781 Richland Rd, Seneca, SC