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J. Strom Thurmond Lake
510 Clarks Hill Highway
Clarks Hill, SC 29821-9701
Phone: (800) 533-3478

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See the J. Strom Thurmond Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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Directions: Located on the Georgia/South Carolina state border just north of Augusta, GA. From I-20 take Exit 199 at Washington Rd. Drive north on Washington Rd. Turn right onto Highway 28 and drive approximately 20 miles to Clarks Hill, SC. Turn left onto Highway 22

Lake History

Factoid: Thurmond Lake is the largest Corps of Engineers lake east of the Mississippi River. The lake encompasses 1,200 miles of shoreline, 70,000 acres of water and 80,000 acres of land. The Corps operates 10 Class A campgrounds, five major day use areas and many other recreational facilities. Thurmond Lake provides excellent striper and largemouth bass fishing and its large wildlife management program provides excellent hunting and wildlife observation opportunities.

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Recreation areas 1 - 20 of 61 at J. Strom Thurmond Lake

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 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Amity  Link ro reservation at   $       X   D C A GS X BE  
Baker Creek State Park E G D   X X     A GS X   H I M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Below Dam, GA       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Below Dam, SC  Link ro reservation at   $       X   C P A GS X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Big Hart  Link ro reservation at   $ E G D   X X   C A GS X BE  
Bobby Brown State Park E G D     X   D A G GS X   H I
Broad River E D   X X   C        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Bussey Point   $ N     X     A       Q H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Calhoun Falls       X   P        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Chamberlain Ferry GA       X            
Cherokee       X   C A GS X BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Clarks Hill Park  Link ro reservation at   $       X   D C A GS   BE  
Clay Hill E N D   X X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Columbia Co. Wayside Bank Fishing Area                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Dordon Creek   $       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Double Branches       X            
Eddie Fletcher Park       X     A     BE  
Elijah Clark State Park E N G D   X X   C P A GS X BE H
Fort Gordon Recreation Area E G D X X X X   A G   X BE H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Gill Point  Link ro reservation at   $       X     A GS   BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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