Your Portal To Lake Jocassee and the Jocassee Gorges
Lake Jocassee is a 7,500-acre (30 km2),385-foot,(117 m) deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina created by the state in partnership with Duke Power in 1973. The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers, that feed the lake to keep its waters cool and clear water visibilities...
Join us for a radio broadcast tour of Lake Jocassee and the Jocassee Gorges aboard the pontoon boat of Master Naturalists Brooks and Kay Wade, co-owners of Jocassee Lake Tours, and the South Carolina DNR. The Jocassee Gorges was recently named one of "50 of the World's Last Great Places" by National Geographic Magazine. Your Day is an hour long public radio daily news show broadcast throughout South Carolina from its studios at Clemson University.
This Week on Lake Jocassee – November 25 - December 1
ALMOST. Can you see the lake though the trees? The photo was taken this past Friday from the road that leads to the remote ramps at Devils Fork SP. The leaves of Fall are nearly down now, but not a...
This Week on Lake Jocassee – October 28 - November 3
IT BEGINS! I am so excited. The winter bird life on Lake Jocassee has begun. I saw 4 eagles on Wednesday, including a mating pair and two immatures. ...
The Jocassee Gorges was recently named one of “50 of the World’s Last Great Places—Destinations of a Lifetime” in a special edition of National Geographic magazine.“National Geographic's special recognition of Jocassee Gorges is quite an honor,” said Mark Hall, Jocassee Gorges land manager for the S.C. Department of...