Chattooga River

There are a handful of places that we repeatedly visit and we’re continually mesmerized. The Chattooga River is one of those places. Creating a windy border between Georgia and South Carolina, the river is the only designated Wild and Scenic River in South Carolina. Lush forests, powerful rocks, and rolling mountains surround the river to … More Chattooga River

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

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