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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: March 20 , 2017

ZUGUNRUHE is a German compound word consisting of Zug (move, migration) and Unruhe (anxiety, restlessness). ...

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Blue Water - Blue Wall: March 20, 2017

QUESTIONS Oconee bells are blooming now, and the white flowers look like drifts of melting snow across the hillsides of the Jocassee Gorges. ...

Blue Water - Blue Wall: March 13, 2017

LOST AND FOUNT French botanist Andre Michaux had been kidnapped and robbed in Persia. ...

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We depart from the main boat dock at Devils Fork State Park 161 Holcombe Circle, Salem SC, 28676