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Wateree Lake In South Carolina

Wateree Lake, South Carolina

Boating, camping and fishing.

A highly desirable boating and recreation getaway, Wateree Lake is an ideal destination for camping, boating and fishing. This 13,000-acre lake is located in the north-central part of the state, at Great Falls, SC. Outdoor enthusiasts will find 216 miles of shoreline to explore. Over a dozen access points, including 8 boat launch ramp areas, are scattered around the lake. Lake Wateree State Recreation Area offers easy boating and bank fishing access, including portage of canoes and kayaks. Restaurants, stores, fishing tackle, campgrounds, lodging, marinas and boat rentals are all handy to enhance your fishing trip or family vacation. Fish for your favorite species by bank fishing or fishing from a boat. The delightful array of fish species in Wateree Lake includes bass, striped bass, perch, crappie, catfish, chain pickerel and numerous species of sunfish.

Area Amenities

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


Lake Wateree State Park Campground - 803 482-6401

Wateree Lake RV Park & Marina - 803 273-3013

Nosoca Pines Ranch Campground - 803 273-8200

Carolina Adventure World Campground - 803 482-3534

Wateree Recreation Area Military Campground - 877 928-8373

Wateree Lake Map


Fish species found in Wateree Lake include largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue 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 Blue 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

Lake Wateree State Park
881 State Park Rd
Winnsboro, SC 29180
803 482-6401

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