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 …

Featured Lake Murray Community: Harbour Watch

BY AMAYA THOMPSONApril 28, 2020 Comfortable living is a desire for most home buyers. Harbour Watch, a Lake Murray neighborhood, offers just that. Residents enjoy various social events, recreation and cost efficient energy based homes. The homes were designed in consideration of potential families living in them; with spacious layouts and in close proximity to …

Why People Love Living at the Lake

Do you live at the lake, or do you wish you did? Here are reasons to love lake living: Lake fun: water sports Relaxation Privacy No traffic Wildlife Family & friends: the lake is a great place to entertain Community: you’re surrounded by like-minded people Read the full article here: https://www.lakehomes.com/info/articles-and-news/7-reasons-people-love-lake-living

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, …

About Lake Murray, South Carolina

(repost from https://www.lakehomes.com/south-carolina/lake-murray) Lake Murray is a popular lake near Columbia, SC. Completed in 1930 by the damming of the Saluda River, Lake Murray has approximately 500 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 200 feet. At the time of its creation the Saluda Dam was the largest earthen dam in the world, spanning 1.5 …