Lake Murray Dock Regulations

BY AMAYA THOMPSONJanuary 15, 2020 For residents looking to build a dock on the lake, there are a few guidelines to heed before doing so. As required by Dominion Energy, all docks must be in compliance with SMP. To ensure proper installation, a member of the Lake Management personnel will come in for inspection, the …

Labor Day Weekend: SCDNR Courtesy Boat Inspections

September 6, 2020 Courtesy Boat Inspection Lexington County: Lake Murray Dam, 10 AM – Noon Newberry County: Dreher Island State Park, 10 AM – Noon   During Labor Day weekend, SCDNR law enforcement will be conducting courtesy boat inspections at certain public boat landings around the state.  SCDNR officers will perform quick but thorough inspections.  They …

Update: Restaurants on the Lake

Updated 5/29/2020 by Amaya Thompson Italian Alodia’s Cucina Italiana – OPEN (takeout)Authentic Italian cuisine in a family friendly atmosphere Google Reviews: 4.6TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5/5 (see reviews) American (Burgers, Chicken Wigs, etc) Big Mans Marina – OPEN (takeout)Full Menu of Burgers, Hot dogs, Chicken Wings, and more! Also, a full-service marina.Google Rating: 4.5 Higher Ground Char …

Update: Water Recreation During South Carolina Home or Work Order

Updated 5/14/2020 by Amaya Thompson In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. McMaster issued a statewide Stay-At-Home or Work Order. The exception for outdoors recreation has enable Lake Murray residents to continue hunting, boating, fishing and further lake recreation. Though water use is permitted, it must be done within the safety parameters. Restrictions on public …