J. Strom Thurmond Lake is the largest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs east of the Mississippi River and one of the largest inland bodies of water in the South. Also known as Clarks Hill Lake, it is nestled on the Georgia and South Carolina border, extending up the Savannah River and the Little River. For decades, the lake region has been one of Georgia’s premier vacation destinations with a park-like setting and casual lifestyle. Residents and visitors are attracted to Lake Thurmond to immerse themselves in the culture, outdoor recreation and extraordinary four season climate.
With a beautifully wooded 1,200 mile shoreline, the lake offers limitless lakefront real estate opportunities both in private, gated communities and resort developments. It’s easy to locate the perfect lake view or dockable waterfront property you have always dreamed of owning. One of the lake region’s finest waterfront properties is Providence Ferry, an 800 acre lakefront community offering relaxed living and superb amenities. Life along this 71,000 acre lake is filled with boating of all kinds, the finest fishing in the state and the lake features more than 250 islands for you to explore. Also bordering the lake are the beautiful Elijah State Park and 2,000 acre Mistletoe State Park, offering outstanding hiking, fishing and camping.
The lake communities offer modern conveniences while preserving the solitude and tranquility of rural Georgia. It’s just a short drive to major interstates, medical facilities, shopping, fine dining, and international airports. Lake Thurmond is centrally located just an hour from Augusta, GA and only two hours from Atlanta with easy interstate access.