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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: April 17 , 2017

PERFECT WEATHER   Some days it’s steady snow, without a breath of air, under a slate steel sky. ...

This Week: April 10 , 2017

WIND  That’s the story this week. Three straight days of high winds.  ...

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Blue Water - Blue Wall: April 17, 2017

  BEING HERE NOW   Slow down, listen, look around. Under a stump by the edge of the water, toads are making whoopee, st...

Blue Water - Blue Wall: April 10, 2017

  LOCAL TREASURE Heading out for my daily walk with the pups, violets are blooming: violet ones in my yard, white ones in the neighbor...

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Salem, SC


Humidity: 91%

Wind: 22 mph

  • 24 Apr 2017

    Rain 59°F 52°F

  • 25 Apr 2017

    Rain 75°F 56°F


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