Lake Hartwell

By | 2017-03-07T14:09:03+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Living in Stephens County, Outdoor Adventure|

A boat ride on Lake Hartwell to the Hartwell Dam was the perfect end to the Labor Day Weekend! The dam is located on the Savannah River at the border of South Carolina and Georgia and creates Lake Hartwell. The lake borders Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers with 56,000 [...]

Paddling The Tugaloo River

By | 2013-07-08T21:29:21+00:00 July 8th, 2013|All, Outdoor Adventure, Tugaloo Corridor|

Every Memorial Day we kayak down the Tugaloo River, which flows into Lake Hartwell! The trip is free, includes a history tour of the area, and is just lots of fun. Along the way, we also paddle to the South Carolina side of the lake where we have a picnic lunch at Longnose Falls.  

Hartwell’s Hidden Beaches

By | 2013-06-28T23:57:02+00:00 June 20th, 2013|All, Outdoor Adventure|

A dramatic photo for a drama day on Lake Hartwell. Lake levels are up this year, which means any time of the day or evening is beautiful! This area actually looks like it has a beach area! Pull your boat up and stop for a while.

Paddling The Tugaloo River

By | 2013-06-28T19:07:59+00:00 June 20th, 2013|All, Outdoor Adventure|

Each spring, paddlers from Georgia and South Carolina come to Toccoa for a history tour down the Tugaloo River. The area is rich in Creek and Cherokee Indian history. This four hour trip also includes a stop for lunch at Longnose Falls, which is located on the South Carolina side of Lake Hartwell.