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                                                                                 Hikers, anglers, paddlers, and anyone else who just longs to be outdoors
                                                                                 will find paradise in the Clemson Area. In the part of South Carolina known
                                                                                 as Lake Hartwell Country, our area is home to tumbling waterfalls, cold trout
                                                                                 streams and mountain rivers, and sweeping mountain views.

                                                                                      he centerpiece of the area is   thunderous waterfalls at the end of
                                                                                 T    50,000-acre Lake Hartwell.    the path.
                                                                                      Numerous parks and boat ramps      The Clemson Experimental Forest is
                                                                                at Clemson, including Twelve Mile Recreation   another exceptional recreational destination
                                                                                Area and Mountain View Park, provide   in the area, featuring 105 miles of hiking,
                                                                                access to this Army Corps-managed    biking, and equestrian trails, picnic spots, and
                                                                                lake. Visitors have opportunities for    launch areas for kayaks and canoes.
                                                                                boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming,      City parks in Clemson, Central, Pendleton,
                                                                                and stand-up paddleboarding.        and Six Mile offer athletic fields, tennis
                                                                                  Other notable waters in the area are   courts, disc golf courses, dog parks, walking
                                                                                lakes Keowee and Jocassee, both built for   trails, gyms, and other recreational facilities
                                                                                hydroelectric purposes by Duke Energy.   and programs.
                                                                                Several parks along Lake Keowee provide     Located at Clemson Park, the Pump
                                                                                access, while public access to Lake Jocassee   Track is designed to provide endless
                                                                                is limited to Devils Fork State Park.   hours of fun, fitness, and thrills for
                                                                                  Hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback   riders of all ages and skill levels. This
                                                                                riders will find numerous trails of all   exciting facility is set to become the
                                                                                lengths and difficulty levels. Many of    ultimate destination for BMX enthusiasts,
                                                                                these trails reward visitors with   skateboarders, and mountain bikers.

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