Choose State Change Location

Ninety-Nine Islands Lake

Created in 1910 with the damming of the Broad River, Ninety-Nine Islands Lake is home to the Ninety-Nine Islands Hydroelectric Station. The lake has 388 acres of surface water and extends from full pond to Cherokee Falls, the location of a small hydro plant and textile manufacturer.

Full pond elevation is 511.1 feet.

Public Access Areas

  • Cherokee Ford Recreation Area 1-864-489-6036
  • Pick Hill Access Area
  • Canoe Portage, Tailrace Fishing Area & Boat Ramp

Cherokee Ford Recreation Area

Cherokee Ford Recreation Area Cherokee Ford Recreation Area
Parking Launching Ramp Picnic Area Playground Restrooms


Ninety-Nine Islands Lake Map

Pick Hill Access Area Pick Hill Access Area Parking Launching Ramp Fishing
Canoe Portage, Tailrace Fishing Area & Boat Ramp Canoe Portage, Tailrace Fishing Area & Boat Ramp
Parking Launching Ramp Fishing Handicap Accessible

View Access Area Legend