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Public Boat Ramps                           Amazing Outdoor                                   Sassafras Mountain
                      LAKE HARTWELL                                                                                   The highest point in South Carolina,
                      •  Mountain View Park                                                                         Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County sits
                      •  Twelve Mile Recreation Area              Attractions                                       3,553 feet above sea level on the border
                      •  Twin Lakes Park                                                                            with North Carolina and is also on the
                      LAKE KEOWEE
                      •  Crowe Creek Park                                                                           Eastern Continental Divide. The state’s
                                                                                                                    77-mile Foothills Trail passes over the top
                      •  Mile Creek Park
                                                                                                                    of Sassafras on its journey between Table
                      •  Warpath Park
                      LAKE JOCASSEE                                                                                 Rock and Oconee State Park.
                                                                                                                      Parking is available at the end of F. Van
                      •  Devils Fork State Park
                                                                                                                    Clayton Memorial Highway (accessed via
                                                                                                                    US 178 in Rocky Bottom). A scenic overlook
        Hunting & Fishing Licenses                                                                                  platform at the parking area offers views
          Applicants for all South Carolina hunting                                                                 of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia,
        and fishing privileges must present a state-                                                                and Tennessee on clear days. A short walk
        issued identification document (or passport,                                                                to the top of the mountain rewards visitors
        if from another country) at the time of                                                                     with 360-degree views of the surrounding
        application. The same identification used to                                                                Blue Ridge Mountains.
        obtain privileges should be in one’s possession
        when hunting or fishing. Licenses can be
        obtained at Wal-Mart, most bait shops, and
        other locations. Contact the local SCDNR           South                    The South Carolina Botanical Garden
        office for more information.                       Carolina               (SCBG) is a 295-acre garden and natural
        311 Natural Resources Dr., Clemson, SC 29631                              area that is a refuge for life. The Garden
        (864) 654-1671                                     Botanical              exists for enjoyment and education and is
        Licenses: (803) 734-3833                           Garden                 available and accessible to all people.                                                    The grounds are open and free of
                                                                                  charge 365 days a year from sunrise to
                                                                                  sunset. The SCBG experience includes
                                                                                  10,000+ plant species, nearly four miles
                                                                                  of trails, the Heritage Gardens, historic
                                                                                  Camellia Garden, Natural Heritage Garden,
                                                                                  Schoenike Arboretum, Desert Garden,
                                                                                  Fran Hanson Visitor’s Center, Fuller Art
                                                                                  Gallery, Bob Campbell Geology Museum,
                                                                                  Hayden Conference Center, historic
                                                                                  Hanover House, and historic Hunt Cabin.
                                                                                  Please check the website to inquire about
                                                                                  hours for some facilities.
                                                                                  150 Discovery Ln. Clemson, SC 29634
                                                                                  (864) 656-3405

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