Lake Marion – South Carolina

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South Carolina Lake Marion Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie were created in the early 1940s by the Santee Cooper Project. Lake Marion covers about 110,000 acres of land in five SC counties: Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg, and Sumter. It is named for Revolutionary War hero General Francis Marion, also known as the Swampfox. Both lakes are famous for their populations of landlocked striped bass. Because Lake Marion is so large, you will want to explore our guides to the many counties and towns that surround it. On this page, however, you can find out about the area as a whole – its history, its landmarks, what it offers for fun. You can also locate Lake Marion maps, current lake levels, transportation opportunities, and more.


Santee State Park Boardwalk

Randolph’s Landing

Taw Caw Park
Taw Caw Park

Camp Bob Cooper
Camp Bob Cooper

Santee River
Santee River

Potato Creek Landing

C. Alex Harvin III Landing

John C. Land, III Landing

Potato Creek Hatchery

Santee Wildlife Refuge Cuddo Unit

Low Falls Landing Calhoun County
Low Falls Landing
Calhoun County

Scott's Lake Fort Watson

Sparkleberry Swamp Paddling

Francis Marion Grave

Lake Marion
Lake Marion
Lake Marion


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