What began as a source of energy for the Columbia area in 1930 has become a major recreation area, and an abundant resource for drinking water, fisheries and wildlife habitats.
Lake Murray Public Parks
Open April - Mid September
|Mon - Fri (until May 2) ||11 am - 7 pm |
|Sat - Sun & Holidays ||10 am - 8 pm |
- $3 Cars & Trucks
- $2 Motorcycles
- $5 Passenger Vans
Season Pass may be purchased at the park for $45 per car.
Amenities: Picnic Facilities, Swimming*, Restrooms
Prohibited: Alcoholic Beverages, Pets
* Please note: No lifeguard on duty, swim at your own risk.
Open Year Round - 24 Hours
Fees (see above) only apply from April to Labor Day
Amenities: Boat Launch, Picnic Facilities, Fishing Docks, Restrooms
Prohibited: Alcoholic Beverages, Pets must be on a leash
Public Access Areas
SCE&G is responsible for land use and shoreline management around Lake Murray. Information regarding our lake management plan, dock permits, and other issues related to development on Lake Murray are available in the documents listed below.