Lake Keowee Lake Getaways
Lake Keowee, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, is perfect for both weekend retreats and long-term vacations. There are a host of activities available for those who love the water, such as sailing, water-skiing, swimming, and, of course, fishing. Additionally, Lake Keowee offers numerous private and public golf courses, all bordered by breathtaking natural scenery. Four nearby state parks are easily accessible, so bring your camera.
The history of the Cherokee Indians who once lived in this area is depicted in the park museum and four outdoor kiosks. This 1,000-acre park features outstanding rock outcroppings and views of the Foothills and Blue Ridge Mountains. Rhododendron, mountain laurel and other mountain vegetation can be found along the streams in the park. The park offers a short interpretive trail and two other moderate to strenuous hiking trails. Enjoy fishing in nearby Lake Keowee for bass, bream, crappie, catfish, carp. Boat access to Lake Keowee is 5 miles from the park. The park also offers picnic shelters and a former chapel which serves as a meeting facility for up to 100 people.
This mountain park offers opportunities for a cabin stay, camping in a campground or Trailside, hiking, picnicking, and fishing (nearby).