SC Freshwater Lakes

  • Lake Greenwood was created between 1935 and 1940 by the construction of the Buzzard’s Roost Dam. This 11,400 acre lake has 212 miles of shoreline. Recent years have brought considerable development around the lake, which is becoming a choice residential......

  • Lake J. Strom Thurmond is located on the border of South Carolina and Georgia on the Savannah River. This 42,564 acre reservoir is owned and constructed by US Army Corps of Engineers. Lake Thurmond is one of the nation’s largest......

  • Lake Russell is a 26,650-acre lake which stretches 30 miles up the Savannah River to Lake Hartwell Dam. Russell is a multipurpose project constructed under the supervision of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Visitors can enjoy fishing......