Lakes, mountains, rivers and waterfalls all located in the Mountain Lakes region of Oconee County, SC. There are three major lakes (Jocassee, Keowee, Hartwell), beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, the wild and scenic Chattooga River and over 300 waterfalls. The Mountain Lakes CVB can provide you with maps to the waterfalls, lakes and rivers and can also provide you with information on white water rafting, waterfall tours, lake tours, boat rentals, fall foliage tours, fishing, hiking, golfing and lodging at mountain cabins, lake front rental homes or lake side camp grounds. Oconee County is a Cherokee word meaning “Land beside the water”. With rivers, lakes and waterfalls, Oconee County is almost entirely surrounded by water. Whether you visit us in the spring, summer fall or winter or scenic splendor will be waiting. Come visit Oconee county and experience the lakes, waterfalls, rivers and mountains for yourself.