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Lake Wateree

Lake Wateree was created in 1920 with the operation of Wateree Hydroelectric Station. The Wateree Dam is 3,380 feet long.

Lake Wateree has 13,864 surface acres and 242 miles of shoreline and is the largest of the lower lakes. The lake also provides a dependable water supply for Lugoff and Camden, South Carolina.

Full pond elevation is 225.5 feet.

Duke Energy provides seven boat access areas on the lake and one below the dam in cooperation with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

Public Access Areas

  • Wateree Creek Access Area
  • Taylor Creek Access Area
  • Lake Wateree State Park 1-803-482-6126
  • Wateree Creek Sport Shop 1-803-482-9101
  • Sutton's Landing 1-803-482-6443
  • Dutchman's Creek Marina 1-803-482-3067
  • June Creek Access Area
  • Colonels Creek Access Area
  • Colonels Creek Landing 1-803-337-2006
  • Buck Hill Access Area
  • Lugoff Access Area
  • White Oak Creek Access Area
  • SCDNR Beaver Creek Access Area
  • Lakeside Marina 1-803-432-0073
  • Clearwater Cove Marina 1-803-432-5315
  • Wateree Marina 1-803-475-1224
  • Mr. G's Bait & Tackle 1-803-273-3021
  • Lake Wateree Campground 1-803-273-3013

Lake Wateree Map

Wateree Creek Access Area Wateree Creek Access Area Parking Launching Ramp
Taylor Creek Access Area Taylor Creek Access Area Parking Launching Ramp
Lake Wateree State Park Lake Wateree State Park
Wateree Creek Sport Shop Wateree Creek Sport Shop Gas Station Launching Ramp Food Service Restrooms
Sutton's Landing Sutton's Landing Gas Station Launching Ramp Restrooms
Dutchman's Creek Marina Dutchman's Creek Marina Gas Station Launching Ramp Campground Food Service Restrooms


Lake Wateree Map

June Creek Access Area June Creek Access Area Parking Launching Ramp
Colonels Creek Access Area Colonels Creek Access Area Parking Launching Ramp
Colonels Creek Landing Colonels Creek Landing Launching Ramp Gas Station Food Service Restrooms


Lake Wateree Map

Buck Hill Access Area Buck Hill Access Area Parking Launching Ramp
Lugoff Access Area Lugoff Access Area Parking Launching Ramp


Lake Wateree Map

White Oak Access Area White Oak Access Area Parking Launching Ramp Handicap Accessible
SCDNR Beaver Creek Access Area SCDNR Beaver Creek Access Area Parking Launching Ramp
Lakeside Marina Lakeside Marina Gas Station Launching Ramp Restrooms
Clearwater Cove Marina Clearwater Cove Marina Gas Station Grocery Store Food Service
Wateree Marina Wateree Marina   Food Service Campground Restrooms
Launching Ramp Gas Station
Mr. G's Bait & Tackle Mr. G's Bait & Tackle Gas Station Restrooms Food Service
Wateree Lake Campground Lake Wateree Campground Gas Station Restrooms Campground

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