Bank & Pier Fishing Access Sites - Newberry 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 Murray
Dreher Island State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 35

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Prosperity, take S Main Street/Macedonia Church Road for 7.2 miles. Turn left onto Dreher Island Road (State Road S-36-15). Travel 0.6 miles and take the first right onto State Park Road (State Road S-36-571). Follow this road for approximately 3 miles and you will enter the park.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.09081, -81.41106

Map: Dreher Island State Park Bank (PDF)
Dreher Island State Park Bank

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Sunset Recreation Area Piers
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Prosperity, take S Main Street/Macedonia Church Road 6.4 miles. Turn right on Hollands Landing Road (State Road S-36-340). Travel 0.8 miles and turn right onto Sunset Road at the Lake Murray Park & Ramp sign. Travel 0.5 miles and turn left at park sign down the gravel road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.11463, -81.47348

Map: Sunset Recreation Area Piers (PDF)
Sunset Recreation Area

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Saluda River
Buzzard's Roost East Bank
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No
Directions: From Chappells, take SC Hwy 34 E towards Greenwood. Travel 3.0 miles and the access area will be on your right before crossing the bridge.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.16711, -81.90398

Map: Buzzard's Roost East Bank (PDF 1.4MB)
Buzzard's Roost East Bank

Images: 1
Kempson's Bridge Pier
Parking Spaces: 15

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No

Directions: From Newberry, take SC Hwy 395 towards Saluda approximately 9 miles. The access area will be on your left before crossing the bridge to leave Newberry County.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.14048, -81.63064

Map: Kempson's Bridge Access Pier (PDF 1.1MB)

Kempson's Bridge Access Pier

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Small Ponds & Reservoirs
Molly's Rock Bank
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Newberry, take SC Hwy 34 towards Winnsboro for 6.9 miles. Turn left onto US 176 W. Travel 3.7 miles and turn right onto Mollys Rock Road. The pond will be at the parking lot at the end of the road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.38831, -81.54286

Map: Molly's Rock Bank (PDF)
Molly's Rock Bank

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Molly's Rock Pier
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Newberry, take SC Hwy 34 towards Winnsboro for 6.9 miles. Turn left onto US 176 W. Travel 3.7 miles and turn right onto Mollys Rock Road. The pond will be at the parking lot at the end of the road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.38857, -81.54294

Map: Molly's Rock Pier (PDF)
Molly's Rock Pier

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