Bank & Pier Fishing Access Sites - Oconee 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.

Chauga River
Chau Ram County Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 5

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Westminister, travel US 76 W/W North Avenue towards Long Creek for 2.4 miles. Turn left onto Chau Ram Park Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.68204, -83.14595

Map:
Chau Ram County Park Bank (PDF 1.4MB)
Chau Ram County Park Bank

Images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Lake Hartwell
Choestoea Bank
Parking Spaces: 15

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No
Directions: From Westminister, head southwest on Retreat Street (State Road S-37-20) towards Augusta Street. Travel 3.8 miles then turn left onto Dr Johns Road (State Road S-37-20). Continue on Dr Johns Road for 4.6 miles. Then, take a slight right onto Choestoea Road. The access area is at the end of the road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.5439, -83.10148

Map: Choestoea Bank (PDF)
Choestoea Bank

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Fair Play Bank
Parking Spaces: 30

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Greenville, take I-85 S to exit 2 SC Hwy 59 towards Fairplay/Seneca. Turn left onto SC Hwy 59 S/W Fairplay Blvd. Continue to follow for 1 mile to end at access area.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.48951, -83.0057

Map: Fair Play Bank (PDF 1MB)
Fair Play Bank

Images: 1
Friendship Recreation Area Bank
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Seneca, take S Walnut Street south for 2.1 miles. Continue onto Friendship Road (State Road S-37-21) for another 3.7 miles. Turn right onto Coneross Creek Road (State Road S-37-184). Travel approximately 2.8 miles and fishing access will be in park located on your left.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.59891, -82.90544

Map: Friendship Recreation Area Bank (PDF 1.1MB)
Hwy 123 Fishing Pier
Parking Spaces: 5

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: No
Directions: From Westminister, take Hwy 123 towards Georgia for approximately 10 miles. The access area will be on your left. It is an old road bridge.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.61162, -83.21382

Map: Hwy 123 Pier (PDF)
HWY 123 Fishing Pier

Images: 1 | 2
Lake Hartwell State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 30

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Greenville, take I-85 S to exit 1 SC Hwy 11 toward Walhalla. Turn right onto SC Hwy 11 N/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy. Travel 0.5 miles and take the first left into the park.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.48827, -83.03128

Map: Lake Hartwell State Park Bank (PDF)
Lake Hartwell State Park Bank

Images: 1
Lawrence Bridge Recreation Area Bank
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Seneca, take SC Hwy 130 N/E North 1st Street for 2.6 miles. Turn right onto Old Clemson Hwy (State Road S-37-1) for 1.6 miles. Turn left onto Lawrence Bridge Road (State Road S-37-27). Travel approximately 1.8 miles and you will see the sign for the recreation area on your right, just before the bridge.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.73439, -82.87371

Map: Lawrence Bridge Recreation Area Bank (PDF 1MB)
Mullins Ford Bank
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Westminister, head southwest on Retreat Street (State Road S-37-20) towards Augusta Street. Travel 3.8 miles then turn left onto Dr Johns Road (State Road S-37-20). Continue on Dr Johns Road for 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Mullins Ford Landing Road (State Road S-37-437). The access area is at the end of the road.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.56489, -83.1285

Map: Mullins Ford Bank (PDF 1MB)
Lake Jocassee
Devils Fork State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 15

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Salem, take SC Hwy 130 N/Whitewater Falls Road for 1.2 miles. Turn right onto SC Hwy 11 N/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy. Travel 1.6 miles and turn left onto Jocassee Lake Road. Travel for 3.7 miles and enter the park.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.95225, -82.94612

Map: Devils Fork State Park Bank (PDF 1.3MB)
Lake Keowee
High Falls County Park Pier
Parking Spaces: 50

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From West Union, take SC Hwy 11 N/Cherokee Foothills Scenic Hwy towards Salem. Travel 2.2 miles and take a slight right onto Old Hwy 11/County Junction Road (State Road S-37-24). Travel 2.2 miles and turn right onto SC Hwy 183/Pickens Hwy. Travel 3.2 miles and turn right onto High Falls Road (State Road S-37-201).

Latitude/Longitude:
34.79375, -82.93112

Map: High Falls County Park Pier (PDF)
South Cove County Park Pier
Parking Spaces: 20

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From Seneca, take Hwy 28 W for approximately 1.2 miles. Turn right onto SC Hwy 188 N/Keowee School Road. Travel 0.3 miles and turn right onto S Cove Road (State Road S-37-608). Road ends at the park.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.71158, -82.9654

Map: South Cove County Park Pier (PDF 1.2MB)
Small Ponds & Reservoirs
Oconee State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 20

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Walhalla, travel west on SC 28 W/E Main Street towards N. Catherine Street. Travel 8.2 mile and take a slight right onto SC 107 N. Travel 2.4 miles and turn right onto State Park Road.

Latitude/Longitude: 34.86746, -83.1039

Map: Oconee State Park Bank (PDF 1.2MB)
Oconee State Park Bank

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Oconee Station State Historic Site (Pond) Bank
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Walhalla, drive north on SC 183 for 3 miles. Turn left onto SC Hwy 11 N. Drive 1.5 miles north on SC 11 and turn left onto Oconee State Road (State Road S-37-95). Oconee Station Historic Site is approximately 2 miles ahead on the right. The trailhead is 200 feet back up the entrance driveway. It is a 1.5 mile hike one way that leads to a 4 acre pond.

Latitude/Longitude:
34.84772, -83.06894

Map: Oconee Station State Historic Site Bank (PDF 1.2MB)

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