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Oconee State Park

Oconee State Park
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A picture of the sign at the entrance to the park
Nearest cityMountain Rest, SC
Coordinates34°51′59.2″N 83°6′14.9″W / 34.866444°N 83.104139°W / 34.866444; -83.104139Coordinates: 34°51′59.2″N 83°6′14.9″W / 34.866444°N 83.104139°W / 34.866444; -83.104139
Area1,165 acres (4.7 km2)
Created1935[1]
Camp sitesRegular campsites, RV Campsites, and a set of campsites that require a hike in but are beside a lake
Hiking trailsFoothills Trail, western trailhead
Oconee Passage of the Palmetto Trail
Other informationFishing lakes offer bream and bass
Chattooga and Chauga Rivers are in close proximity.[2]
Oconee State Park Historic District
Oconee State Park is located in South Carolina
Oconee State Park
Oconee State Park is located in the United States
Oconee State Park
Area1,165 acres (471.5 ha)
Built1935
Architectural styleLate 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Rustic
MPSSouth Carolina State Parks MPS
NRHP reference No.04000618[3]
Added to NRHPJune 16, 2004

Oconee State Park is a state park located in the Blue Ridge Mountain region of South Carolina. This 1165-acre (472 ha) park has several recreational opportunities to choose from. They include cabins, camping, fishing and boating in the two small lakes located on the park grounds, hiking on eight nature/hiking trails, and several picnic and meeting facilities.

The southern end of the Foothills Trail and the western end of the Oconee Passage of the Palmetto Trail are in Oconee State Park.

  1. ^ "Oconee State Park, a South Carolina State Park near Clemson, Seneca, Walhalla". 9 May 2007.
  2. ^ "About This Park - Oconee State Park". 9 May 2007.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.