Bank & Pier Fishing Access Sites - Greenville 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 Cunningham
Lake Cunningham Recreation Facility Pier
Parking Spaces: 60

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From the City of Greer, take N Main Street/Poinsett Street/Hwy 101 north towards Wade Hampton Blvd. Take a left onto W Wade Hampton Blvd/US 29. Travel 0.3 miles and take a right onto SC 101 N/SC 290/N Buncombe Street. Follow Buncombe Street 0.5 miles, then turn right onto SC 101 N/Saluda Gap Road. Travel 3.2 miles and then turn right onto N McElhaney Road (County Road 135). The parking area will be on your right.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.98476, -82.27285

Map: Lake Cunningham Recreation Facility Pier (PDF 1MB)
Lake Cunningham Recreation Facility Pier

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Lake Robinson
J. Verne Smith Recreation Area Bank
Parking Spaces: 35

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From the City of Greer, take N Main Street/Poinsett Street/Hwy 101 north towards Wade Hampton Blvd. Take a left onto W Wade Hampton Blvd/US Hwy 29. Travel 0.3 miles and take a right onto SC 101 N/SC 290/N Buncombe Street. Follow Buncombe Street 0.5 miles, then turn right onto SC 101 /Saluda Gap Road. Travel 2.5 miles and then take a slight left onto Milford Church Road (County Road 546). Travel 0.9 miles and turn right onto Groce Meadow Road. Travel another 0.9 miles and take the first right onto Mays Bridge Road (State Road S-23-992/County Road 992). Destination is on your left.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.99344, -82.29624

Map: J. Verne Smith Recreation Area Bank (PDF)
J. Verne Smith Recreation Area Pier
Parking Spaces: 35

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From the City of Greer, take N Main Street/Poinsett Street/Hwy 101 north towards Wade Hampton Blvd. Take a left onto W Wade Hampton Blvd/US Hwy 29. Travel 0.3 mile and take a right onto SC 101 N/SC 290/N Buncombe Street. Follow Buncombe Street 0.5 miles, then turn right onto SC 101 /Saluda Gap Road. Travel 2.5 miles and then take a slight left onto Milford Church Road (County Road 546). Travel 0.9 miles and turn right onto Groce Meadow Road. Travel another 0.9 miles and take the first right onto Mays Bridge Road (State Road S-23-992/County Road 992). Destination is on your left.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.99401, -82.29576

Map: J. Verne Smith Recreation Area Pier (PDF)
J Verne Smith Recreation Area Pier

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Small Ponds & Reservoirs
Oak Grove Lake (Pond) Bank
Parking Spaces: 20

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No
Directions: I-385 to Roper Mountain Road exit 37. Travel towards Pelham Road. Travel approximately 1.5 miles, turn left on Oak Grove Lake Road (3rd road on left). Road dead ends at the lake.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.84375, -82.28517

Map: Oak Grove Lake Bank (PDF 1.1MB)
Pleasant Ridge County Park (Pond) Bank
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Travelers Rest, take US 25 N 8.1 miles. Take the ramp on the right hand side of the road to get on SC Hwy 11 S/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy. Travel 0.2 miles, turn left to continue on SC Hwy 11 S/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy. Travel 2 miles and turn right into park entrance. Follow signs to pond.

Latitude/Longitude:
35.08982, -82.48215

Map: Pleasant Ridge County Park Bank (PDF 1.1MB)
Pleasant Ridge County Park (Pond) Pier
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Travelers Rest, take US 25 N 8.1 miles. Take the ramp on the right hand side of the road to get on SC Hwy 11 S/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy. Travel 0.2 miles, turn left to continue on SC Hwy 11 S/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy. Travel 2 miles and turn right into park entrance. Follow signs to pond.

Latitude/Longitude: 35.08992, -82.48148

Map: Pleasant Ridge County Park Pier (PDF 1.3MB)
Paris Mountain State Park (Reservoir #2) Bank
Parking Spaces: 20

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Greenville, take US 276 north approximately 2.5 miles. Turn right onto SC 253/SC 291 S/N Pleasantburg Drive. Travel 0.2 miles and turn left on Paris Mountain Road/State Park Road/SC 253. Travel 2.5 miles and take a slight left on State Park Road (County Road 344). Travel 0.8 miles and turn left into park entrance.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.92745, -82.36701

Map: Paris Mountain State Park Bank (PDF 1.1MB)

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