Lake Murray SC

Lake Murray lies mostly in Lexington County, with parts of it in Saluda, Newberry, and Richland Counties just a few miles northwest of Columbia, South Carolina, the state capitol. Lake Murray covers approximately 50,000 acres, with about 650 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 189 feet. Lake Murray is 41 miles long and 14 miles at its widest point. Lake Murray is aptly known as "The Jewel of South Carolina". Beautiful Lake Murray sits on the Saluda River channel and has thousands of coves on tributaries and over 60 islands, with Dreher Island State Park in the northwest, stretching over three islands. Bomb Island sits in the open water at the widest part of Lake Murray. South Carolina Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) owns and operates Lake Murray.  More Lake Information

Lake Murray SC Camping

Broad River Campground

Broad River Campground has major amenities such include Free Wi-Fi, Laundry, Bathhouse, Nature Trails, Full hookups with 30 and 50 amp services on each site, and Full Shade. They have very large sites, lots of...

Acapulco USA - Long Term RV Camping & Boat Ramp

Acapulco USA - Long Term RV Camping & Boat Ramp is an economical way to enjoy lakefront living. They cater to the RV owner that would like to park a camper for longer periods in a clean campground. They...

Dreher Island State Park

Dreher Island State Park spans three islands. You will find recreational water activities, nature trails, and some of the best striped and large-mouth bass fishing spots. If you want some information please...

Mr. Z's RV Park

Mr. Z's RV Park accommodates RV up to 40ft. Each site has water, sewer, cable, and electric hookups. They also offer 6 Pull Through Sites and Wi-Fi is available. If you want more information please call...

Woodsmoke Family Campground

Woodsmoke Family Campground is a friendly, family-owned campground. They have shady campsites with laundry facilities, pull-thrus big enough for RV's with slides, clean restrooms/hot showers, and even FREE...

Lake Murray SC Marinas

RiverWinds Landing

RiverWinds Landing offers dry and wet boat storage slips. Wet slip has a wide slip and deep water makes navigation easy, each slip has heavy-duty cleats and soft bumpers to keep your boat secure while the dry...

Jakes Landing

Jakes Landing offers wet and dry storage and wet slips. In case you run out of gas, there is a gas pump on both water and land. They have the lowest fuel prices on the lake. They also have a marina store for...

Buffalo Creek Marina

Buffalo Creek Marina is a family-owned and operated business located on the Northwest of Lake Murray. They offer boat slips that include water and electricity, the rates are determined by the length of the...

Timberlake Marina

Timberlake Marina offers a standard wet slip 10x20, premier wet slip 10x40, wet slip with boat lift, and a standard jet ski slip float for 2 jet skis. Water and electricity are available for all of the docks...

Acapulco Marina

Acapulco Marina is a great place to launch boats. It has a fishing pier, boat ramps, and boat parking. There are some fun activities you can enjoy here such as biking, swimming, golf cart fun, and many more....

Lake Murray SC What To Do

Woodrow Wilson Family Home

Woodrow Wilson Family Home is located in Columbia, South Carolina. The only presidential historic site and the nation's only museum of Reconstruction. Through exhibits, artifacts, and programs visitors like...

Cobblestone Park Golf Club

Cobblestone Park Golf Club is located in Blythewood, South Carolina. Cobblestone Park is a wonderful 27 hole golf course. Amenities are Resort-style Pool, Seven Court Tennis Complex which includes four Har-Tru...

Palms to Palmettos

Palms to Palmettos is owned by woman that offers handcrafted stuffs. Aside from handcrafted stuffs, they also have antique collections, painted furniture, books, vintage stuffs, and many more. You can also...

Indian River Golf Club

Indian River Golf Club is located in West Columbia, South Carolina. It has an 18-hole Scottish-style golf course. Its amenities are a bar & grill and practice facilities that have a PGA staff for practice...

Stoney Hill (Private) Disc Golf Course

Stoney Hill (Private) Disc Golf Course is located in Newberry, South Carolina. Hills, water, woods and open space, and a great variety of holes, are in store for you. They currently have two...

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Lake Murray SC Current Weather Alerts

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Lake Murray SC Weather Forecast


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 88

Monday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 74


Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 88

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 70


Rain Showers

Hi: 77

Wednesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 65


Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 75

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 61

Lake Murray SC Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 8/28: 354.66 (-5.34)

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