Lake Keowee is an 18,000-acre lake located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This popular lake runs 20 miles in length, as much as 800 feet deep, and offers 300 miles of shoreline. 

No matter the season, Lake Keowee is a haven for outdoor adventure. The water sports are epic, the hiking and trails are some of the best in South Carolina. With many parks, lakes, and greenways in Oconee County, there is ample opportunity to enjoy any outdoor adventure of your choosing. 

Hit the trail

There’s no other county in South Carolina with more trails than Oconee County. There are more than 50 hiking trails and nearly 150 waterfalls to enjoy.

Watch a performance in Clemson’s University’s Brooks Center

Brooks Center Clemson University

Clemson University’s Brooks Center for Performing Arts in Clemson offers touring Broadway shows, entertainers, student productions, musical ensembles, and local productions each season.

Visit a museum

Located in downtown Walhalla, Oconee History Museum offers a self-guided tour of Oconee’s history. Popular exhibits include the dugout canoes that have been rescued and preserved by the museum, a walk-in Stumphouse Tunnel exhibit, and a Depression-era tenant farmer’s House.

Go camping at Keowee-Toxaway State Park

Keowee-Toxaway State Park has easy access to the lake and several great blue-ridge mountain hikes making it the perfect launchpad for a weekend of exploration.