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Lake Jocassee is a 9,000-acre, 385-foot deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina. It was created by Duke Power in 1973 for the purpose of generating hydroelectric power. The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake, keeping its waters cool and water vis...

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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 Gor...


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This Week: May 22, 2017

DEVINE IMMERSION!  It’s here. It’s finally here. After a long winter and early spring of admittedly mild weather, the air temperat...

This Week: May 15, 2017

WATERFALL WIND.  It’s a lovely, unexpected, unpredictable, nearly inexplicable  ...

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Blue Water - Blue Wall: May 22, 2017

    HUNGRY BIRDS! I just spent the night with a big, black, bear. A mega-bear, gigantic...probably the largest I’ve...

Blue Water - Blue Wall: May 15, 2017

    HUNGRY BIRDS! It's early evening. Birds are crowding the feeders in the waning light of these shady woods, grabbi...

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