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Apr 8, 2009 - Hamilton Branch SRA

During the storms throughout the southeast in February, the water level of Lake Thurmond rose 4 - 5 feet. When we first arrived the area behind our site was dry. After the rains we had a nice waterfront site. Bill and Millie from Virginia came down and visited with us. Unfortunately we did not catch any good size fish. Just little ones when we caught any. They brought their dogs, Lady and Wicket, with them. Lady is a Siberian Husky and Wicket is a Sitz Tu. Rascal had a great time playing with Lady. With the weather turning warmer the...

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Feb 24, 2009 - Hamilton Branch SRA -- Deer & Waterfowl

Hamilton Branch SRA is on Lake Thurmond and is a stop over for several types of waterfowl. So far we have seen Coots, Canada Geese, several types of ducks, Loons, Great blue Herons, Hawks, and Osprey. There are also three different groups of deer that we have seen in the park consisting of 4 and 5 and one single doe. One day Renae did see a red fox.

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Dec 27, 2008 - Hamilton Branch State Park, SC

Hamilton Branch State Park is on Lake Thurmond. Lake Thurmond along with Lake Russell are Corp of Engineer hrydo dams along the Savannah River. Hamilton Branch State Park has 183 camp sites and was setup so each camp site is on the water. However with the lake being 12 - 15 feet low, some campsites are no longer on the water.

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