initially constructed in the 1930's as a hydroelectric generating facility,
Lake Murray has become a major recreation destination in central South
Carolina. Bordering Lexington, Chapin and Irmo, and only a
short drive from Columbia, Lake Murray is enjoyed by thousands of people
|There's plenty of room for
everyone! At 41 miles long and 14 miles wide at its widest point,
Lake Murray covers an area of 78 square miles with 649 miles of shoreline.
dozens of Lake Murray marinas,
boat landings and ramps,
it is easy to find a place to put your boat into the water. Don't have
a boat? There's plenty of places to buy
one, or even rent one
for a few hours or a few days!
| You don't need
a boat, however, to enjoy Lake Murray! There are several parks
and recreation areas where
you and your children can spend the day swimming and sun bathing - or join
with family and friends for a fun cook-out.
Not only is Lake Murray a skiing, boating and swimming paradise, it also
has some of the best fishing in the nation and is the site of numerous
local, SC and national fishing
tournaments held each year! Whether you are a professional or just
enjoy a relaxing evening dipping a line into the water, you will enjoy
Lake Murray! Be sure to visit The SC DNR "Where
the Fish Are" page, updated weekly - or have one of the Lake Murray
fishing guides show
you the best spots! We also have a listing of all the tackle
and bait shops.
Lake Murray is also the home of some of the most majestic wildlife in South
Carolina — including the Great Blue Heron, the Striped
Bass, and millions of migrating Purple
a boat, take one of our lake
tours, hire a fishing
guide for the day, or visit one of our several parks
and recreation areas to
see all that Lake Murray has to offer!
| If you like
what you see, consider renting
a vacation home for a week, or even buy some Lake
Murray Real Estate!
We plan through this website to provide a comprehensive guide to fishing,
boating and water fun at Lake Murray, SC - everything that you need to
enjoy the wonders of this South Carolina paradise. If you find an
error, or know of some additional Lake Murray information which should
be included, please contact us at Info@LakeMurrayFun.com.
With your help, we can make this website the most comprehensive source
of information about Lake Murray on the Internet!