• Things To Do

    Waterfalls, action & adventure, even history & agriculture. It's all here in Lake Hartwell Country

    Natural Beauty

    Discover the hidden gems of Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties in the lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Climb to the peaks of ancient mountain ranges to experience the pure air and beauty of colorful foliage. Don't miss these natural treasures.

    Action & Adventure

    From leisurely strolls to whitewater rafting to roaring crowds in your favorite stadium. Whatever your speed is, make sure you start your Lake Hartwell Country adventure here.

    History & Culture

    A land with deep roots and family ties, Lake Hartwell Country has draws for all. Become immersed in the life and culture of the Carolinas of yesterday and today. Researchers and genealogists can can walk in their ancestors footprints and discover the treasures of the land they lived upon.

    Dining & Shopping

    Find unique shops nestled in the center of historic districts, dining options to fall in love with, and the farms that sustain South Carolina's agriculture.

    Arts & Crafts

    Visit artist studios, galleries and centers dedicated to the visual arts, or catch your favorite theater and orchestral performances.

    Family Adventure

    Get out and go, and make memories to last a lifetime.



  • Natural Beauty


    Whether a grand drop from granite cliffs or an elegant cascade, these breathtaking waterfalls will have you falling in love with the natural beauty of South Carolina.


    Sail to the backdrop of the Blue Ridge mountains or scuba to the remnants of notable sites. The striking blue waters of Lake Hartwell Country are calling.


    Enjoy a slow meandering float down river or a fast-paced whitewater adventure.


    Vibrantly green in spring and summer, bursting in gold and orange in fall, and highlighted by stunning blue lakes year round. You can never go wrong with a visit to one of our many parks.


    Beautiful testaments to a careful hand, visit our regions gardens any time of the year for a spectacular show of South Carolina foliage.

  • Action & Adventure

    A Fisherman's Dream

    Our mountain lakes, fresh water, and river guides will have you wondering what took you so long to discover the beauty of Lake Hartwell Country. Experience first-hand why the world's best come here to fish.

    LHC Fishing Guide


    Lakeside strolls, moderate day trips, or the journey of a lifetime: visit one of the greatest trail and greenway networks in the country.


    From single seat kayaks to canoes that hold your whole family, check here for the best places to start your paddling adventure.



    Whether trekking through the backcountry for the prize of the day or for the best story of the one that got away, find them here.

    Scuba Diving

    Dive beneath the blue waters of Lake Hartwell Country to find the hidden stories of the past.

  • History & Culture

    Historic Homes

    From grand plantations homes to simple cabins, the region's history is found in the places people made their home.

    Historic Sites

    Like a snapshot of years long gone, these historic sites can make you feel like your stepping into the past

    Historic Districts

    Enjoy strolls through entire streets lined with historic homes and businesses.

    Military Heritage

    Visit our Military Heritage across Lake Hartwell Country. Some are memorial sites to give thanks to those who served while others may be a glimpse into South Carolina's military past.


    Enjoy beautiful time capsules of South Carolina's history. Self-tour at your own leisure or speak to staff for a knowledgable interpretive presentation.

    African American Heritage

    The rich history of the region is intertwined with the stories of its African American communities. Museums and historic sites recount the days of old and how they impact the present.

    Native American Heritage

    Native Americans inhabited South Carolina's Blue Ridge Foothills long before the arrival of European settlers. Protected lands now afford a view of the landscape that was familiar to those who lived here before us and offer visitors a chance to take their own steps back in time along pristine rivers and hiking trails.

    Genealogical Research

    Find professional and family genealogical resources to trace back the roots of ancestors who came to Lake Hartwell Country.

  • Arts & Crafts

    Artists & Artisans

    Meet the makers of our breathtaking local art. Some studios may have pieces to buy, while others may teach you how to make your own art piece!

    Theaters & Performing Arts

    Catch your favorite play or treat your ears to an orchestral masterpiece here.

    Arts Centers & Galleries

    Take some time to enjoy our region's art galleries and be sure to stop in at our Art Centers that keep the arts alive.

  • Anderson County

    Anderson County Museum

    202 E. Greenville Street, Anderson

    (864) 260-4737 / Website

    Ashtabula Historic House

    2725 Old Greenville Hwy., Pendleton

    (864) 646-7249 / Website

    Hunter's Store

    125 E. Queen Street, Pendleton

    (864) 646-3782 / Website

    "Reviva" Museum & Visitors Center

    106 E. Broad St., Iva

    (864)-940-3980 / Website

    Historic Belton

    50 North Main Street, Belton

    (864) 338-7400 / Website

    Split Creek Farm

    3806 Centerville Road, Anderson

    (864) 287-3921 / Website

    Woodburn Historic Home

    130 History Lane, Pendleton

    (864) 646-7249 / Website

    Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau

    110 Federal Street, Suite 8, Anderson

    (877) 282-4650 / Website

    Jennie Erwin Carnegie Liberty

    318 Shirley Avenue, Honea Path

    (864) 369-7751 / Website

    Williamston Mineral Spring Park

    121 West Main Street, Williamston

    (864) 847-7473 / Website

  • Oconee County

    Stumphouse Tunnel at Isaqueena Falls

    Highway 28, Walhalla

    (864) 888-1488

    Andrew Pickens Ranger District

    112 Andrew Pickens Cir. Mountain Rest

    (864) 638-9568 / Website

    Oconee State Park

    624 State Park Road, Mountain Rest

    (864) 638-5353 / Website

    Walhalla State Fish Hatchery

    198 Fish Hatchery Road, Mountain Rest

    (864) 638-2866

    Devil's Fork State Park

    161 Holcombe Circle, Salem

    (864) 944-2639 / Website

    Oconee Station State Historic Site

    500 Oconee Station Road, Walhalla

    (864) 638-0079 / Website

    World of Energy

    7812 Rochester Hwy., Seneca

    (800) 777-1004

    Kudzu Kabin Designs

    1105 E. Main Street, Walhalla

    (864) 718-8864 / Website

    Ballenger Historic Home

    212 East South Third Street, Seneca

    (864) 324-8417 / Website

    Lunney Museum

    211 W. South First Street, Seneca

    (864) 723-7453

    Blue Ridge Arts Council

    111 E. South Second Street, Seneca

    (864) 882-2722

    Walhalla Civic Auditorium

    101 East North Broad Street, Walhalla

    (864) 638-5277

    Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area

    19138-A Hwy. 11 S Fair Play

    (864) 972-3352 / Website

    Blue Ridge Field

    Holland Avenue, Seneca

    (864) 885-2700

    Old Pickens Presbyterian Church

    S.C Route 183, Salem

    (864) 944-1303 / Website

    Oconee Heritage Center

    123 Browns Square Drive, Walhalla

    (864) 638-2224 / Website

    Bethel Presbyterian Church

    580 Bethel Church Road, Walhalla

    (864) 784-7268

  • Pickens County

    Pickens County Museum of Art & History

    307 Johnson Street, Pickens

    (864) 898-5963 / Website

    Hagood Mill Historic Site & Folklife Center

    138 Hagwood Mill Road, Pickens

    (864) 898-2936 / Website

    Table Rock State Park

    158 E. Ellison Lane, Pickens

    (864) 878-9813 / Website

    Keowee-Toxaway State Natural Area

    108 Residence Drive, Sunset

    (864) 868-2605 / Website

    Central History Museum & Gardens

    416 Church Street, Central

    (864) 639-2156 / Website

    Hagood-Mauldin House And Irma Morris Museum of Fine Arts

    104 North Lewis Street, Pickens

    (864) 608-2834 / Website

    Old Stone Church

    101 Stone Circle
    Clemson, SC 29631

    (864) 654-2061

    Bob Campbell Geology Museum

    140 Discovery Lane
    Clemson, SC 29634-0174

    (864) 656-4600 / Website

    Faith Clayton Family Research Center

    Clayton Room Rickman Library

    967 Wesleyan Dr, Southern Wesleyan Univ, Central

    (864) 644-5088

    Central Community Center

    114 West Main Street, Central

    (864) 639-2156

    Freedom's Hill Church

    725 Wesleyan Drive
    Southern Wesleyan University Campus
    Central, SC 29630

    (864) 644-5192

    The Happy Berry

    510 Gap Hill Road, Six Mile, SC 29682

    (864) 350-9345 / Website

    Pickens War Memorial

    214 E. Main Street, On back Lawn,
    Pickens, SC 29671

    (864) 898-5926

    Oolenoy Community Center

    5301 Dacusville Highway, Pickens

    (864) 898-0261 / Website

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