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The Basics:
Event Type:Explorer
Event Location: DEVIL'S FORK STATE PARK   Explorer: LAKE JOCASSEE AND CHATTOOGA RIVER LONG WEEKEND  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Fri, May 31 2019  4:00 pm >> Mon, Jun 3 2019 1:00 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Mar 15 2019 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 22 2019 7:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Days 21 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
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Member Cost:$95.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:7
Minimum Group Size:7
Number Registered So Far: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


This is a long weekend event at Devil's Fork State Park on pristine Lake Jocassee in the Northwest corner of South Carolina about 2.5 hrs. from Atlanta. Together we will decide which options to do. Cost for whitewater rafting on Chattooga River and kayak rental on Lake Jacoassee would be extra.  

Weekend Options:

  • Whitewater rafting Chattooga River (Sat.)
  • Hiking Chattooga River Trail (Sat.)  8 to 10 mi. 
  • Hiking to lower White Water Falls (Sun.) 4.2 mi. in and out
  • Canoeing, kayaking, Lake Jocassee (Sun.)


Camping space has been reserved to accomodate participants for 7 (one or two person) tents for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.  (if you don't have a tent, others have more than one (like other words don't worry about it.) There are bathrooms with showers conveniently located in the campground.  Also, a cabin is reserved for access to a kitchen and great room for Friday and Satureday nights.  We will have a cookout Saturday night. 

Required Items to Bring:

All tent camping gear

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water bottle(s)


Bug spray

Bathing suit


How to Get There:
Event Directions:

From Windward Park & Ride

  • Head northeast on Dryden Rd 0.2 mi
  • Turn left onto North Point Pkwy 0.2 mi
  • Turn right onto Windward Pkwy 3.3 mi
  • Turn right onto McGinnis Ferry Rd Pass by Pep Boys Auto Service & Tire (on the left in 5.8 mi) 8.0 mi
  • Continue onto McGinnis Ferry Rd 2.4 mi
  • Turn left onto Northolt Pkwy 0.6 mi
  • Turn right onto Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd 0.4 mi
  • Turn left to merge onto GA-403 N/I-85 N 0.3 mi
  • Merge onto GA-403 N/I-85 N 1.0 mi Keep right at the fork to continue on I-85 N,
  • follow signs for Greenville Entering South Carolina 66.5 mi
  • Take exit 1 for SC-11 0.5 mi
  • Turn left onto SC-11 N Pass by Dollar General (on the right in 23.7 mi) 34.2 mi
  • Turn left onto Jocassee Lake Rd 3.6 mi
  • Continue onto Francis Falls Dr 305 ft Continue onto Jocassee Lake Rd 427 ft
  • Turn right onto Holcombe Cir 144 ft Devil's Fork State Park, 161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676

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Member Cost:$95.00/Person
Cost Includes:

As soon as registration closes, Trip Leader will send a request for payment through PayPal.  Payment is due upon receipt.  


Camping Space for 3 nights

Food for weekend (Fri. D, Sat. B,L,D, Sun. B,L,D) All meals to be prepared in cabin kitchen, group groceries will be purchased, food available for sack lunches to be made by each participant. 

Access to kitchen/great space in Cabin

Includes non-refundable $10.00 AOC fee



Whitewater rafting

Canoe/kayak on Lake Jocassee

Choice of beverages


Make a Payment: Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the AOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.


Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the AOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.

Participant Cancellation: Full refund (less AOC $10.00 fee) is available only if a suitable substitute is able to take your place up to two days before event.  Otherwise no refund is available.