Lakes & Rivers Near Newberry, SC

Lake Murray - This 50,000 acre man-made lake is just a few minutes' drive from Newberry and offers boating, swimming, and some of the finest largemouth and striped bass fishing in the south. Public access found at Sunset Road Recreational Area and Kempson's Bridge on Hwy 395. Visit for more information.

Lake Greenwood - Discover Lake Greenwood's miles of scenic shoreline, located in the southwestern corner of Newberry County. This lake is a great place to enjoy year round boating and fishing. It's also home to the Lake Greenwood State Recreation Area, which provides camping facilities (for both tent and RV camping), playgrounds, several large picnic shelters, and an educational center, the John & Holly Self Drummond Conservation Education and Conference Center, that teaches about the history of our nation's state parks and other conservation projects.

Saluda River - Newberry County is bordered on the south by the Saluda River, which offers natural beauty and A public boat ramp for the Saluda River is located at Higgin's Bridge just off Hwy 121 south of Silverstreet. Access is also available at the Saluda River Resort.