Lake Monticello, a reservoir along the Broad River, powers the Fairfield Pumped Storage hydroelectric plant and provides water for the V.C. Summer Nuclear station. Parr Reservoir powers the Parr Shoals hydroelectric plant.
Lake Monticello & Parr Reservoir Public Parks
Recreation Lake Beach Area is open from sunrise to sunset:
April 1 - Sept 30 (closed Oct 1 - March 31).
All other recreation facilities at Parr and Monticello are open from sunrise to sunset, year-round.
Amenities: Picnic Facilities, Swimming*, Restrooms
Prohibited: Alcoholic Beverages, Pets
* Please note: No lifeguard on duty, swim at your own risk.
Public Access Areas
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SCE&G is responsible for land use and shoreline management around Monticello and Parr reservoirs. Information regarding our lake management plan, dock permits, and other issues related to development on Monticello and Parr reservoirs are available in the documents listed below.