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J. Strom Thurmond Lake
510 Clarks Hill Highway
Clarks Hill, SC 29821-9701
Phone: (800) 533-3478

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See the J. Strom Thurmond Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: Located on the Georgia/South Carolina state border just north of Augusta, GA. From I-20 take Exit 199 at Washington Rd. Drive north on Washington Rd. Turn right onto Highway 28 and drive approximately 20 miles to Clarks Hill, SC. Turn left onto Highway 22

Lake History

Factoid: Thurmond Lake is the largest Corps of Engineers lake east of the Mississippi River. The lake encompasses 1,200 miles of shoreline, 70,000 acres of water and 80,000 acres of land. The Corps operates 10 Class A campgrounds, five major day use areas and many other recreational facilities. Thurmond Lake provides excellent striper and largemouth bass fishing and its large wildlife management program provides excellent hunting and wildlife observation opportunities.

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61 Recreation areas at J. Strom Thurmond Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Amity  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $       X   D C A GS X BE  
Baker Creek State Park E G D   X X     A GS X   H I M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Below Dam, GA       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Below Dam, SC  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $       X   C P A GS X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Big Hart  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E G D   X X   C A GS X BE  
Bobby Brown State Park E G D     X   D A G GS X   H I
Broad River E D   X X   C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Bussey Point   $ N     X     A       Q H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Calhoun Falls       X   P        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Chamberlain Ferry GA       X            
Cherokee       X   C A GS X BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Clarks Hill Park  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $       X   D C A GS   BE  
Clay Hill E N D   X X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Columbia Co. Wayside Bank Fishing Area                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dordon Creek   $       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Double Branches       X            
Eddie Fletcher Park       X     A     BE  
Elijah Clark State Park E N G D   X X   C P A GS X BE H
Fort Gordon Recreation Area E G D X X X X   A G   X BE H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Gill Point  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $       X     A GS   BE  
Hamilton Branch State Park E N G D   X X     A G   X   H I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Hawe Creek  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E D   X X            
Hesters Ferry E N D   X X            
Hickory Knob State Park E D X X X   D C   X   B H M
Holliday Park N     X     A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Keg Creek   $       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Keg Creek Bank Fishing Area/Trail Head                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Lake Springs  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $       X   D C A GS X BE I
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Lake Springs Trail Head                    
Landam Creek       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Leathersville       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Leroys Ferry   $ N     X            
Mistletoe State Park E N G D   X X   D A GS X BE H I M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Modoc  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E N D   X X       X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Modoc Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Morrahs   $       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Mt Carmel  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E N D   X X       X BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Mt. Pleasant       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Murry Creek       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Parksville  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $       X   C A GS X BE  
Parksville Wayside             A GS      
Parkway       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Petersburg  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E N D   X X   D C GS X BE M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Petersburg Trail Head                    
Plum Branch Yacht Club N D     X X   GS   BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Raysville  Link ro reservation at rec.gov E D   X X            
Raysville Marina E     X X D C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Ridge Road  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E N D   X X   C   X BE  
Savannah Lakes Marina     X X X       BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Scotts Ferry   $       X            
Soap Creek Marina E     X X C   X BE  
South Carolina National Guard N   X X     A G     BE  
Thurmond Marina   X X X D C A G       H
Tradewinds Marina     X X X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Visitor Center                    
Welcome Center       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area West Dam  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $             A GS X BE M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area West Dam Trail Head                    
Wildwood Park E D   X X   C A GS X BE Q H M
William Bryant Dorn Sports Fishing and Boating Facility       X   P GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Winfield  Link ro reservation at rec.gov   $ E D   X X       X BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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Camping
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
Fishing
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
Picnic
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
Swimming
BEBeach
PSwimming Pool
Trails
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails


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