Lake Keowee

Lake Keowee

Lake Keowee is an 18,372 acre Duke Energy cooling reservoir for the Oconee Nuclear Station. Formed by the impoundment of the Little and Keowee Rivers, Lake Keowee has a mean depth of 50 feet and a maximum depth of 155 feet. Located in Pickens and Oconee Counties, this reservoir has numerous recreational opportunities. Bass fishing is one of the most popular activities on the lake; anglers can catch four species of black bass.

General Information

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Miles of Shoreline: 387
Acres of Surface Water: 18,500
Counties Lake is Within: Oconee, Pickens
Average Depth: 53 feet
Maximum Depth: Approximately 297 feet
Boat Ramps: 9
Fish Attractors: 17
Fishing Access Locations: 3
Fishing Loaner Tackle Locations: None
Fish Stocking
Marinas with Pumpouts: 3
Owned and Managed by: Duke Energy