This 1,534 acres lake in Spartanburg and its surroundings is a great place to spend a day and enjoy the outdoors.

Enjoy Lake Bowen through Anchor Park provided by Spartanburg Water System. This park features a waterfront center that allows visitors to enjoy picnic and grill barbecues while kids can play in the playground area. There is a spot for fishing as well as access to two boat ramps onsite that can be used by both Spartanburg residents and visitors.

Those that would rather enjoy the lake from land can enjoy these top things to do near Lake Bowen:

Play Golf at Woodfin Ridge Golf Club

Woodfin Ridge Golf Club

Woodfin Ridge Golf Club is located in Inman and features beautiful greens and fairways. Play golf with the backdrop of the Lake Bowman and the views of the mountain.

Enjoy Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park

Va-Du-Mar McMillan Park is located in Boiling Springs, SC. It is a great recreational area for all ages. The park is managed by the Spartanburg County Parks Department. There are lots of things to do in this huge park. Amenities include multipurpose field, picnic shelters and tables, restrooms, kids playgrounds, trails, tennis court, soccer field, sand volleyball, disc golf course, and green space.

Water activities at Lake Blalock Park

Kayaking at Lake Blalock

Lake Blalock Park is a boat landing and community park in Chesnee, SC. Just like Lake Bowen, the park and the lake are managed by the Spartanburg Water system. Lake Blalock, a 1,105 acre lake, offers water activities such as fishing, swimming, kayaking, pontoon-boating.

Relaxing walk in the Milliken Arboretum

This is a peaceful and quiet spot for a relaxing walk. The Milliken Arboretum consists of 600 acres of foliage, ponds and green space. Take the family out for a picnic and enjoy the outdoors.