Lake Jocassee

Lake Jocassee: crystal clear water, a mountainous shoreline, and abundant waterfalls. What isn’t to love? Lake Jocassee’s remote location and limited parking also make it less crowded than the nearby Lake Keowee and Lake Hartwell. It is hands-down our favorite lake in the Upstate. Jocassee is open to all varieties of aquatic recreation including kayaking, … More Lake Jocassee

Winter Camping Tips

After the holidays, it is easy to start feeling nostalgic for summertime camping adventures. Many people are intimidated by the gear and skills need for winter camping, so they hunker down and watch Netflix until the warmer weather returns. We live in the southeast, which means our winter weather is considered autumn or spring weather … More Winter Camping Tips

Horse Pasture Rd and Jumping Off Rock

The Jocassee Gorges surround Lake Jocassee to create a stunningly beautiful landscape. The gorges are filled with abundant biodiversity, crystal-clear rivers, and cascading waterfalls. The majority of the land is protected by South Carolina Department of Natural Rescources (SC DNR), South Carolina State Parks, and private organizations. Remington and I have spent plenty of time … More Horse Pasture Rd and Jumping Off Rock

Paddling Lake Robinson

Lake Hartwell, Lake Keowee, and Lake Jocassee normally pop into people’s minds when they think about lakes in the Upstate of South Carolina. Most people completely forget, or don’t know about, Lake Robinson. Lake Robinson looks like a miniature version of Lake Jocassee with its picturesque views of the mountains and its calm waters free … More Paddling Lake Robinson