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Coming Spring 2023!  Keowee-Toxaway State Park will welcome a new zipline in the spring.  Stay tuned for updates and more information.

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Sa-Th 9am-6pm; Fri 9am-8pm (extended to 9pm M-Su during Daylight Saving Time)


11am-noon & 4-5pm, daily

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Free admission

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Pets are not allowed in the cabin or the cabin area. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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Keowee-Toxaway State Park


Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: A half-mile trail provides access to Lake Keowee where guests enjoy fishing for bass, bream, crappie and catfish. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

  • Fishing: Yes
  • Freshwater Fishing: Yes
  • Boating and Boat Access: Motorized boat access to Lake Keowee is five miles from the park.

    The park's canoe/kayak access area provides private, non-motorized boat access to Lake Keowee.

  • Boating: Yes
  • Wireless Internet Access: Wi-Fi is available for Keowee-Toxaway’s guests at the park visitor center and the park’s rental cabin.
  • Park Store/Gift Shop: The gift shop located in the Jocassee Gorges Visitor Center is open daily from 11 a.m. - noon and 4 - 5 p.m. It includes limited snacks, souvenirs, ice and firewood.

  • Swimming: Swimming is permitted in Lake Keowee. There is no designated swimming area at the park and lifeguards are not provided. You may swim at your own risk.

  • Bird Watching: The park is an ideal birding area. Over 75 species of songbirds have been reported on the park.

  • Geocaching: Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Biking: Yes
  • Birding: Yes
  • Hiking Trails: The Raven Rock Hiking Trail is located behind the park office and is a little over four miles in length.

  • Walking/Nature Trails: For those who may prefer a shorter hike, the Natural Bridge Nature Trail is a 1½-mile loop located behind the park office.

  • Biking Trails: There are no designated bike trails on the park, but visitors can ride bicycles on the paved roads.

  • Hiking: Yes


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