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Lake Murray In South Carolina

Lake Murray, South Carolina

Boating, camping and fishing.

A boating paradise right in the center of South Caroline lies Lake Murray, a 50,000-reservoir for water sports, boating and fishing. This vacation paradise sits on the outskirts of Columbia, SC, and offers 620 miles of shoreline for campers, boaters and anglers to enjoy. Popular boats here include all types of pleasure boats, fishing boats, pontoons, canoes, kayaks, jon boats and others. Numerous marinas, plenty of campgrounds and RV parks, lodging, bait and tackle, restaurants and shopping are scattered all around the lake. Fishing enthusiasts enjoy fishing for bass, crappie, stripers, perch, sunfish and chain pickerel. There are approximately twenty places to access the lake, with half of them providing boat launch ramps. These access points also allow access to the shoreline for fishing from the bank.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Dreher Island State Park Campground - 803 364-4152

Mr Z'z RV Park - 803 206-8928

Saluda River Resort RV Park & Campground - 803 276-7917

Siesta Cove Marina & RV Park - 803 892-2978

Acapulco USA - Long Term RV Park - 803 798-8559

Putnam's Landing RV Park - 803 345-3040

Barnyard RV Park - 803 957-1238

Woodsmoke Family Campground - 803 781-3451



Fish species found in Lake Murray include largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass and chain pickerel.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redbreast Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish White Perch Yellow Perch Striped bass Chain pickerel

Click here for a SC Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Dreher Island State Park
19 Park Marina Dr
Prosperity, SC 29127
803 364-4152

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