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Sep 11, 2019 - Prosperity SC, Dreher Island State Park

On the morning of the 11th, we departed Hiawassee GA and made our way to Dreher Island State Park on the shores of Lake Murray just outside Columbia SC. Our site was right on the shore and the view was magnificent! Our site was "moderately" sloped and it took a bit of time to get the motorhome leveled, but we finally got it. While here we rented a double kayak and spent a day paddling around the island. The weather for our kayak trip was perfect! Bentley also once again had some swim time in the lake, and otherwise seemed to enjoy making...

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Jun 12, 2016 - Dreher Island State Park

Dreher Island State Park is about halfway between Hiawassee GA and Burgaw NC so a good stopping point for 4 days. It's about 30 miles north of Columbia SC. It's a lovely park situated in the middle of Lake Murray. And for those of you with big rigs, it's a tight squeeze getting into some of the sites. It's a 4+ mile park which makes for good walks. First morning I saw deer, red foxes and a couple of great blue herons. Today I saw an osprey diving for it's breakfast. Had hummingbirds visit as well as white headed woodpecker. Blooming along...

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May 26, 2012 - Lake Murray, Prosperity SC

We drove to Nick & Carla's home on Lake Murray, a lake owned by South Carolina Gas & Electric, they have a beautiful home on one of the many coves lining the 600 miles of shore line. We rode their pontoon boat to a restaurant where we had a wonder lunch and saw duck and turtles swimming around the restaurant. We cruised by the homes dotting the shoreline, some small and some very large, we saw many Osprey nests, we (Nick and Mike) went swimming off their dock. It was a wonderfully relaxing day on the water.

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