Discover the Biggest Lakes in South Carolina

Whether you are on vacation in South Carolina or a resident, the lakes within the state provide a wealth of recreational choices. In addition, they make an excellent excuse to go out of the city. Below, we will explore the 10 biggest lakes in South Carolina.

Lake Jocassee

The Jocassee Gorges and Lake Jocassee are natural wonderlands. It’s a 7,565-acre (30.61 km²) man-made lake in the South Carolina mountains, mostly untouched and crystal clear, and only accessible through Devils Fork State Park.



Lake Greenwood

Lake Greenwood spans three South Carolina counties, with 11,400 acres (46.13 km²) and 212 miles of shoreline. Greenwood County possesses Lake Greenwood, and the residents of that county have been caring for it to develop a vibrant fishing community.



Lake Wylie

Lake Wylie is a 12,177-acre (49.28 km²) lake near Tega Cay, South Carolina, on the state’s northern border. Crappie, white bass, perch, sunfish, chain pickerel, and catfish are abundant in these waters.



Lake Wateree

Lake Wateree is a year-round favorite of campers, fishers, and recreational boaters, with over 13,025 surface acres (52.71 km²) and 242 miles of shoreline. Bass, catfish, bream, and crappie fishing are rich at this lake.




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