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Old 05-09-2012, 09:12 AM
 
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I've been boating in Lake Jocasse but never in Lake Keowee. Which do you prefer?
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:32 AM
 
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I thought Jocassee had a 10 or 15 knot speed limit and a restriction on the size of boat you could put in it, which would automatically give the favor to Keowee, no?
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:02 AM
 
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Both are two of the nicest lakes in the Southeast. I grew up on Keowee... so I'm partial. Get out there and see for yourself. You won't be disappointed spending a day on Keowee.
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Old 05-10-2012, 05:27 PM
 
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There are no speed / motor restrictions on either lake. (no wake under bridges)

Jocassee is definitely an amazing lake, on a calm day you can see 15 feet underwater. Some really cool waterfalls you can go to, etc. On a windy day, Jocassee gets NASTY on the big open part.

My experience is that Keowee is always a bit more crowded, I'm sure there are secluded spots though. Water still very clean for a lake IMO, but no where near Jocassee. Water will be a good bit warmer, lake is a lot bigger.

Really you can't miss with either
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:07 PM
 
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I've been boating in Lake Jocasse but never in Lake Keowee. Which do you prefer?
What's your boating style? Lake Keowee is 30 minutes from my driveway, Hartwell an hour. Both have numerous photo ops.
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Old 05-11-2012, 06:48 AM
 
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Well we had a great time boating and tubing at jocassee yesterday. Maybe we'll put the boat in keowee today. It's beautiful up here and weather perfect.

Thanks for the replies.
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Old 05-12-2012, 04:06 PM
 
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Well we had a great time boating and tubing at jocassee yesterday. Maybe we'll put the boat in keowee today. It's beautiful up here and weather perfect.

Thanks for the replies.
Did you get pics? Also, is the water warm? Sounds like lots of fun
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:15 PM
 
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depends on if you are OK with glow in the dark fish from Nuclear plant?
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:15 AM
 
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Did you get pics? Also, is the water warm? Sounds like lots of fun
Of course I have pictures and will post later!! lol

I'm still vacationing but we have a rainy day today.

All I have to say is Jocassee and Keowee are prettiest lakes ever. I was not disappointed in Keowee at all. I loved it.

It's definitely a hard decision to decide which is better. Both are just awesome!!
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:40 PM
 
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Of course I have pictures and will post later!! lol

I'm still vacationing but we have a rainy day today.

All I have to say is Jocassee and Keowee are prettiest lakes ever. I was not disappointed in Keowee at all. I loved it.

It's definitely a hard decision to decide which is better. Both are just awesome!!
Can you rent Jon boats on either one? If so, where?
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