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Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Drinking Water
About Jocassee Gorges Wildlife Management Area
Drive In, Walk In, Hike In, Boat In
Fish and Wildlife Service
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Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Jocassee Gorges Wildlife Management Area is located in South Carolina
35.009 N
-82.862 W
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2 Reviews of Jocassee Gorges Wildlife Management Area
Favorite Spot

There are so many campsite available through Jocassee. Currently my favorite campsites lie off of the Canebrake Trail and connect with the Foothills Trail. My family and I mainly hike to the first-come-first-serve campsites but there are also a lot of boaters tying off at the shoreline. It features two bridges and a waterfall/river. The reservable campsites right across from the concession building on the other side of the lake are also well kept and are considered drive-in which is useful if you plan to stay only a few days, but they are too close to one another for my taste. I would recommend reserving campsites plenty of time ahead as it gets filled up quickly, especially on holidays and during the summer.

First to Review
Enjoyable and secluded

My only complaint was that the grounds could have been cleaner but I’m sure part of the blame is on the poor weathers we have been having for the past few weeks. Fortunately for us the poor weather also scared off fellow campers so we ended up being the only ones in sight.