South Carolina Lakes by Region
South Carolina Lakes and Reservoirs
South Carolina Lakes A-Z
Lakes in SC
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Fishing Creek Reservoir||
Also known as: Nitrolee Dam, Fishing Creek Lake
Fishing Creek Reservoir, on the Catawba River in the Old English Region of South Carolina is aptly named: the 3112-acre lake provides a steady source ...
Also known as: Lake Hartwell
So large it covers parts of six counties in two states, Lake Hartwell draws millions of visitors a year to play on its 56,000 acres of water. With plenty ...
|J. Strom Thurmond Lake||
Also known as: Lake Strom Thurmond, J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir, Clarks Hill Lake, Thurmond Lake
J. Strom Thurmond Lake, aka Clarks Hill Lake, holds the title of second largest artificial lake east of the Mississippi River. Straddling the Georgia-South ...
|Lake Greenwood||Lake Greenwood, located in the counties of Greenwood, Laurens, and Newberry, is one of South Carolina's more popular lakes. Stretching 20 miles and with ...|
|Lake Jocassee||Nestled into the pristine Appalachian mountains of northwestern South Carolina and southwestern North Carolina, Lake Jocassee reaches its watery depths ...|
|Lake Keowee||Lake Keowee is a freshwater lake located in northwestern South Carolina at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake supplies water ...|
|Lake Marion||The largest lake in South Carolina at 172 square miles, Lake Marion straddles five counties: Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, and Sumter. It ...|
|Lake Moultrie||Lake Moultrie is located 31 miles north of Charleston in the low country of South Carolina. The lake is renowned for both its fishing and its natural ...|
|Lake Murray||The kayak slips quietly through the water, dipping in and out of the finger coves that fringe the lake. The sun is just peeking over the horizon. For ...|
Also known as: Lake H.B. Robinson
Lake Robinson spreads out over 2,250 acres in Chesterfield and Darlington Counties near Hartsville, South Carolina. Lake Robinson is long and narrow, ...
Also known as: Wateree Lake
Lake Wateree lies 30 miles northeast of Columbia, South Carolina near Interstate 77. Duke Energy created the lake in 1920 by building a dam on the Catawba ...
Also known as: Lake Wylie Reservoir
Spanning the North Carolina-South Carolina border, Lake Wylie is the oldest reservoir on the Catawba River. First dammed in 1904, the dam was rebuilt ...
|Richard B. Russell Lake||
Also known as: Lake Russell
Richard B. Russell Lake, sometimes nicknamed Lake Russell, claims 26,650 sparkling acres and 540 miles of shoreline on the Georgia-South Carolina state ...