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Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina

   

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AMENITIES:
Fishing
Cabins
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available

Activities: fishing, hiking and horseback riding

Eager to pitch that tent of yours; Thrifts Ferry in South Carolina is just what you need. Thrifts Ferry is a very popular old favorite campground among folks from Mountain Rest.
All the great local attractions around here and such a great variety of outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back repeatedly. Outdoors recreation is abundant, some of the fun stuff you can do is swimming, fishing, whitewater paddling, hiking, and playing golf, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen.
Some folks pick
 
    Thrifts Ferry during their trip to Tallulah Gorge State Park. The friendly surroundings and the wonderful facilities are cause enough to come here. Thrifts Ferry is a delightful campground to use as a base while enjoying the Blue
 Ridge Mountains.
There is so much enjoyable stuff to do near Thrifts Ferry; it is a delightful escape from the mundane. South Carolina is a delightful location for campers.
The 5.2-mile-from-start-to-finish Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp section is a type II-IV+(V) section of whitewater on Chattooga River. If you are a learner, you should most likely seek out a different bit of whitewater to paddle than this bit of Chattooga River. Whitewater rapids are hazardous things, so you have to check circumstances before heading out. If you have a boat, Lakemont Marine is a fine marina, and the vista of picturesque Lion Mountain is pleasant. So much exciting stuff in the Blue Ridge
 
Mountains, just mind-blowing. Don't leave Thrifts Ferry without stopping by Tallulah Gorge State Park, and if you're visiting from Mountain Rest, you won't be the only one.  

Days Inn Clayton, Clayton

8 miles away
  
Americas Best Value Inn, Clayton

8 miles away
  
Quality Inn & Suites Mt. Chalet, Clayton

9 miles away
  
Beechwood Inn Bed Breakfast And Wine Cellar, Clayton

9 miles away


Other campgrounds near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Fall Creek, Mountain Rest, 2 miles away
      
   Woodall Shoals, Mountain Rest, 2 miles away
      
   Turpin Branch, Mountain Rest, 2 miles away
      
   Whetstone Horse Camp, Mountain Rest, 5 miles away
      
   Double Branch Camp, Long Creek, 5 miles away
      
   Christian's warwoman Campground, Clayton, 5 miles away
      
   Timmy Place, Mountain Rest, 5 miles away
      
   Cassidy Bridge Campground, Oconee County, 6 miles away
      
   Brasstown Falls, Long Creek, 6 miles away
      
   Sarahs Creek, Mountain Rest, 6 miles away
      

Marinas near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Anchorage Boat Dock, Clayton, 8 miles away

   Lakemont Marine, Lakemont, 11 miles away

   Anchorage Marine, Clayton, 13 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Chattooga River, Rabun GA / Oconee SC County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV+(V) - 5.2 miles long (Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp)

   Chattooga River, Rabun GA / Oconee SC County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV+(V) - 5.2 miles long (Route 76 Bridge to Tugaloo Lake Boat Ramp)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Wildwater Limited, Oconee County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whetstone Creek, Oconee County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III(V) - 1.5 miles long (Sandy Ford Access Road to Sandy Ford)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Nantahala Outdoor Center, Oconee County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter


Public Lands near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN, 53 miles away
      
   Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC, 67 miles away
      
   Tallulah Gorge State Park, Georgia, 10 miles away

   Black Rock Mountain State Park, Georgia, 10 miles away

   Oconee State Park, South Carolina, 13 miles away

   Moccasin Creek State Park, Georgia, 21 miles away

   Lake Hartwell State Park, South Carolina, 22 miles away


Trails near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Chattooga Trail, Rabun County, 2 miles away

   Bartram Trail, Rabun County, 4 miles away

   Three Forks Trail, Rabun County, 11 miles away

   Burrells Ford Trail, Rabun County, 11 miles away

   Ellicott Rock Trail, Macon County, 15 miles away

   Winding Stairs Trail, Oconee County, 15 miles away

   Gage Trail, Macon County, 17 miles away


Golf Courses Near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Kingwood Golf Club & Resort, Clayton, 6 miles away

   Rabun County Golf Club, Clayton, 9 miles away

   Sky Valley Resort, Dillard, 10 miles away

   Old Edwards Club, Highlands, 12 miles away

   The Orchard Golf And Country Club, Clarkesville, 14 miles away


Lakes Near Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina:

   Yonah Lake, Stephens County, 9 miles away

   Cliffside Lake, Macon County, 15 miles away

   Stonecypher Lake, Stephens County, 17 miles away

   Lake Burton, Rabun County, 18 miles away


Current weather conditions at Thrifts Ferry, Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina
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Local climate location: COWEETA EXP STATION 12 miles away


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