Bank & Pier Fishing Access Sites - Abbeville County

Please be aware that local governing bodies may have certain restrictions on these areas.

Handicap Accessible= Handicap accessible where indicated. Improvements have been made and continue to be made to these sites to allow for easier handicap access. However, minimum standards may not have been met in some of the older sites.

Lake Russell
Blue Hole Recreation Area Bank
Parking Spaces: 35

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible

Directions: From Calhoun Falls, head north on N Calhoun Street/SC Hwy 81 towards Lowndesville. Travel approximately 100 feet outside of town and turn left onto Filter Plant Road and then immediately turn right onto Blue Hole Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.09683, -82.60599

Map: Blue Hole Recreation Area Bank (PDF)
Blue Hole Recreation Area Bank

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Blue Hole Recreation Area Pier
Parking Spaces: 35

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible

Directions: From Calhoun Falls, head north on N Calhoun Street/SC Hwy 81 towards Lowndesville. Travel approximately 100 feet outside of town and turn left onto Filter Plant Road and then immediately turn right onto Blue Hole Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.09724, -82.60833

Map: Blue Hole Recreation Area Pier (PDF)
Blue Hole Recreation Area Pier

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Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area Bank
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Calhoun Falls, travel towards Georgia on Hwy 72 W. The fishing access area will be right before you cross over the lake to enter Georgia. This is approximately 3.2 miles from Calhoun Falls.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.08087, -82.61034

Map: Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area Bank (PDF)
Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area Bank

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Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area Pier
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Calhoun Falls, travel towards Georgia on Hwy 72 W. The fishing access area will be right before you cross over the lake to enter Georgia. This is approximately 3.2 miles from Calhoun Falls.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.08075, -82.61039

Map: Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area Pier (PDF)
Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area Pier

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Calhoun Falls State Park Pier
Parking Spaces: 15

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Calhoun Falls, head north on N Calhoun Street/SC Hwy 81 towards Lowndesville. Travel approximately 1 mile and take a left onto Calhoun Falls State Park Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.1012, -82.61781

Map: Calhoun Falls State Park Pier (PDF 1.3MB)
Calhoun Falls State Park Pier

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Jim Rampey Recreation Area Pier
Parking Spaces: 15

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Lowndesville, take Main Street/SC Hwy 81/SC Hwy 71 towards Abbeville. Travel approximately 1 mile and the recreation area will be on your right, right before crossing the bridge.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.21228, -82.6305

Map: Jim Rampey Recreation Area Pier (PDF 1.2MB)
Jim Rampey Recreation Area Pier

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Latimer Pier
Parking Spaces: 15

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Calhoun Falls, take Hwy 81 north towards Lowndesville. Travel approximately 2 miles and turn left on Latimer Boat Ramp Road. Turn right at dead end to fishing pier.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.12455, -82.61378

Map: Latimer Pier (PDF 1MB)
Latimer Pier

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Lake Secession
Lake Secession Dam Pier
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Lowndesville, take SC Hwy 81 north towards Iva. Travel approximately 4 miles. Turn right onto Mount Vernon Church Road. Travel 1 mile and turn right onto Lake Secession Road. Travel 0.7 miles and take the first left onto Old Dam Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.25773, -82.60826

Map: Lake Secession Dam Pier (PDF 1.1MB)
Lake Secession Dam Pier

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Lake Secession Dam Tailrace Bank
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No
Directions: From Lowndesville, take SC Hwy 81 north towards Iva. Travel approximately 4 miles. Turn right onto Mount Vernon Church Road. Travel 1 mile and turn right onto Lake Secession Road. Travel 0.7 miles and take the first left onto Old Dam Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.25728, -82.60823

Map: Lake Secession Dam Tailrace Bank (PDF 1.1MB)
Lake Secession Dam Tailrace Bank

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Small Ponds & Reservoirs
Parson's Mountain Lake Campground Bank
Parking Spaces: 5

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Abbeville, Take SC 72 W/Hwy 72 W/W Greenwood Street towards McCormick. Travel 1.4 miles and turn left onto SC 28 E. Travel 2.2 miles and turn left onto Parsons Mountain Road. Travel 1.5 miles and turn right onto Campground Road. Travel 1.2 miles to the access area.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.09779, -82.35471

Map: Parson's Mountain Lake Campground Bank (PDF 1.3MB)
Parson's Mountain Lake Campground Bank

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