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Lake Jocassee SC

Lake Jocassee is a 9,000-acre, 385-foot deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina.

It was created by Duke Power in 1973 for the purpose of generating hydroelectric power.

The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake, keeping its waters cool and water visibility clear year-round.

The Jocassee Dam, which forms the lake, is 400 feet high and 1,750 feet long.

The south end of the lake is home to Devils Fork State Park.