Created between 1935 and 1940, Lake Greenwood covers 11,400 acres and provides local residents with opportunities for fishing, water sports, and other fun recreational activities.
With a surface elevation of 439 feet and 212 miles of shoreline, Lake Greenwood runs nearly 20 miles and connects with the Reedy River in Saluda. Lake Greenwood State Park is a 914-acre park and provides multiple campsites and trails for the nature-lovers in your family. Take your boat out on the 4th of July and enjoy “Lights on the Lake,” a spectacular fireworks show guaranteed to light up the night sky, or enjoy a day of water sports with boat and jet ski rentals.
No matter how you choose to relax on the water, Lake Greenwood is here to help you make unforgettable memories.
Lake Greenwood State Park
The Lake Greenwood State Park is one of 16 South Carolina site built by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the 1930s. The park features two boat ramps, a camping ground, trail and playgrounds, and many picnic areas.
To learn more about the park including hour of operation and how to reserve a camp site visit the Lake Greenwood State Park webpage.
Parks and Trails
Greenwood has a thriving Rail to Trails program converting old rail lines into walking trails throughout the community. Starting in 1998, the program now has 5 trails and 3 parks.
Ninety Six National Historic Site
Greenwood County is home to the Ninety Six National Historic Site. The site has been on the National Register since 1969 and became a National Historic Site in 1976. The site commemorates the Battle for Star Fort and the colonial trading post of Ninety Six. Each year the park welcomes over 50,000 visitors from across the U.S.
The park offer several special events throughout the year including the annual Autumn Candlelight Tour. For more information including park hours, visit the Ninety Six National Historic Site website.
Connect Lake Greenwood (CLG) is a collaboration between the four chambers of commerce who surround the lake. CLG brings residents and businesses together to actively promote and improve the lake. Visit the CLG website to learn more.
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