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Picnic Areas

With so many state and local parks, and a beautiful view almost everywhere you look, you'll have a hard time deciding where to land for your Pickens County picnic. Why not try them all?

City of Easley Recreational Facilities City of Easley Recreational Facilities Easley, home of the Big League World Series, has a disc golf course as well as excellent facilities for various team sports and recreational activities. Phone:  (864) 855-7932City:  Easley→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Foothills Trail Foothills Trail This is an 80-mile footpath extending from Table Rock State Park at its eastern terminus to Oconee State Park in the west. It take the hiker through the heart of the Jocassee Gorges. Phone:  (864) 467-9537City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Jocassee Gorges Scenic Driving Tour Jocassee Gorges Scenic Driving Tour This 70-mile drive begins and ends in Pickens County and crosses into North Carolina, and will take a full day if you make every stop. If you enjoy hiking, allow time to experience several recommended trails along this driving tour. Call (864) 654-1671 for a brochure. Phone:  (864) 654-1671City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Keowee-Toxaway State Park Keowee-Toxaway State Park A 1,000 acre park. Enjoy views of the Blue Ridge mountains and Jocassee Gorges at Keowee-Toxaway State Park on Lake Keowee. Camping, boating, hiking are popular here. Phone:  (864) 868-2605City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Lake Hartwell Lake Hartwell Located off I-85 in the Clemson, SC area -there are five commercial marinas on this lake, which borders Pickens, Oconee and Anderson Counties. City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Lake Jocassee Lake Jocassee Located off Hwy 11, The deep, crystal clear water of Lake Jocassee has 75 miles of shoreline. It is the only lake in SC offering both trophy trout and smallmouth bass. Phone:  (864) 654-6346City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Larry Abernathy Waterfront Park Larry Abernathy Waterfront Park This waterfront park is named in dedication to the City of Clemson's Mayor Phone:  (864) 646-8755City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Long Shoals Wayside Park Long Shoals Wayside Park Part of the Poe Creek State Forest, the 10-acre park overlooks Little Eastatoee Creek. Favorite with anglers looking for trout, families enjoying a picnic, or great for those looking for a mostly flat trail. City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Martin Creek Landing, Twelve Mile Park, Twin Lakes Martin Creek Landing, Twelve Mile Park, Twin Lakes These sites offer boat access in Pickens County. Lake Hartwell affords rewarding fishing opportunities for the avid sportsman. Phone:  (888) 893-0678City:  Clemson→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Mile Creek Park Mile Creek Park Camping, boating, hiking, picnicking, covered shelters, and new rental cabins make Mile Creek Park a vacationer's delight.. Two access areas on Lake Keowee closed temporarily - Mile Creek Park can be used during this time Phone:  (864) 868-2196City:  Six Mile→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Sassafras Mountain - Highest Point in SC Sassafras Mountain - Highest Point in SC Picturesques view of four states, contentental divide, and highest point in SC. Plans are currently progressing to develop this highest point in South Carolina into a very welcoming site for visitors to enjoy. Phone:  (864) 654-1671City:  Sunset→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Table Rock State Park Table Rock State Park Table Rock Mountain provides a towering backdrop for an upcountry retreat at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Phone:  (864) 878-9813City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map
Table Rock Trail Table Rock Trail Table Rock Trail is a very strenuous 3.4-mile (one way) trail. Phone:  (864) 898-9813City:  Pickens→  Visit Website →  Visit Map