UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA

Oconee County is located in Upstate South Carolina and has all the elements for an active lifestyle! Nature's playground includes mountains, rivers, lakes and parks with plenty of opportunity to meet and mix with others.

The video, Beautiful Oconee, introduces you to this wondrous location.

Mountains

Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Chickasaw Point enjoys mountain views from many locations. Sumter National Forest covers one-fourth of Oconee County and provides hiking trails and rustic camping opportunities

 
 

Lakes, Rivers and Waterfalls

Water is abundant in this area with more than 40 waterfalls, numerous rivers and three major lakes: Lake Hartwell, Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee. The Chattooga Wild and Scenic River borders Georgia and South Carolina, flowing into Lake Hartwell with scenic and serene spots for fly fishing on the north portion of the river while further downriver, adventurous white water rafting goes through Class 1 to 5 rapids.
 
 

 Culture & Entertainment

There are numerous Museums, Historic Homes and attractions in the Upstate of South Carolina. Clemson University has the Brooks Center for Performing Arts that brings in entertainment from across the world. Community festivals and celebrations offer a wide range of entertainment possibilities.

OSHER Life Long Learning at Clemson offers continuing education opportunities, as do Clemson University and Tri County Technical College

 
 

Sports & Recreation

National sports teams play in Atlanta and Charlotte, and the Clemson Tigers are a favorite college team. Recreation is abundant in Oconee County SC with all the major water sports, several golf and disc golf courses, biking/hiking/horseback riding trails, easily accessible waterfalls such as Issaqueena Falls, state and county parks and more.

 
 

Conveniently Located

Chickasaw Point is four miles from I-85 providing convenient access to Atlanta, just 90 minutes away, Greenville is 60 minutes up I-85 and Clemson is 15 minutes away. Everything anyone could desire--dining, shopping, culture, entertainment, travel--is close at hand when you call Chickasaw Point home!

 
 

Community Involvement

There are numerous ways to get involved in the community and give back to those in need. Habitat for Humanity, Goodwill Industries, Safe Harbour, United Way, YMCA, and Score are just a few examples of organizations in this area that contribute to improving the quality of life for us all. 

 
 
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