Lake Hartwell is one of the most popular lakes in the southeast with 962 miles of shoreline, 56,000 acres of surface water.
Lake Hartwell sits on the South Carolina-Georgia state line and consists of three counties in South Carolina- Oconee, Pickens and Anderson.
The second U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir to be built on the Savannah River, Lake Hartwell is surrounded by over 23,000 acres of public land.
Lake Hartwell is a fishing hotspot due to outstanding opportunities to catch three species of black bass, striped and hybrid bass, black crappie, and bream. There are 45 public boat rams on Lake Hartwell.
Other recreational opportunities on Lake Hartwell include camping, hunting, and boating.
This lake is owned and operated by the US Army Corp of Engineers.