Lake Murray

What began as a source of energy for the Columbia area over 70 years ago has become a major recreation area, an abundant resource for drinking water, fisheries and wildlife habitats - as well as for hydroelectric power. Learn more about
Lake Murray's history.

Public Parks

SCE&G's Public Parks Open April 1, 2014 .
Lexington & Irmo side of the Dam

Operating Hours:
Mon – Fri 11:00am – 7:00pm until May 5 the park will stay open until 8:00pm
Sat & Sun & Holidays 10am until 8:00pm

Fees: $2.00 Motorcycles, $3:00 Cars & Trucks, $5.00 Buses Season Pass may be purchased at the park for $45.00 per car

Prohibited: Alcoholic Beverages, Pets

Amenities: Picnic Facilities, Swimming, Restrooms

Public Access Areas (740KB)

Lake Murray serves as an example of how SCE&G, along with our parent SCANA Corporation, is successfully developing solutions to balance the needs for energy, environmental protection and recreational activity.

Find out about some of the
remarkable engineering feats accomplished at Lake Murray (PDF, 1.2 MB).

To find out how you can enjoy Lake Murray, visit

Lake Level
at 358.1'
04/17/2014 at 8:11 PM

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