Lake Murray, South Carolina Weekend Planner – Day Trip Destinations

We have a new Events Calendar! See Lake Murray and Columbia Events on the weekend and throughout the week. View calendar DAY TRIP DESTINATIONS Ridgeway, South Carolina A short 45-minute drive from Lake Murray, the town of Ridgeway embodies the heart and soul of a small Southern town. Located off I-77 North, Ridgeway holds the …

SCDNR Director Receives Prestigious Award

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Director Alvin Taylor has been awarded the National Association of Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Legacy Award. On November 14, 2018 Director Taylor was presented with the award for his dedication to conservation efforts. Read more and see photo: http://www.dnr.sc.gov/news/2018/nov/nov16_legacyaward.html  

Mystery Plants Spreading in Lake Murray Coves and What the Carp are Doing About it.

Live on Lake Murray? Have you boated on the lake recently? You may have noticed a lot of native aquatic plants on the shoreline. Much of this vegetation, southern naiad, is a primary food source for some of the waterfowl and invertebrates that call Lake Murray home. The triploid grass carp, stocked to control the hydrilla, …

October Drawdown of Lake Murray Scheduled

SCE&G Schedules October Drawdown of Lake Murray A drawdown of Lake Murray is scheduled to begin in October to control aquatic weeds and water quality. Lowering of the lake will continue until it reaches an elevation target in the 350-foot range by mid-December, remaining at that elevation until approximately the end of January 2019. Read …

Nature, Live Music, and Lake Cruises – See All There is to do at Lake Murray

Whether you want to observe the purple martins, listen to a live band on the lake, or take a sunset sail, Lake Murray, South Carolina offers it all! This is a growing list of events and activities available around Lake Murray. Many events are seasonal. Please visit each website (or click on the name) to …

Your Input Is Needed on the Plans to Upgrade the I-20/26/126 Corridor

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) describes the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) proposal to upgrade the I-20/26/126 corridor. Comments on the proposal from the public are welcome and due by September 17, 2018. Visit their website to read the draft proposal and learn ow to submit your comments: http://www.scdotcarolinacrossroads.com/DEIS/