Canoeing in South Carolina

Canoeing Trips in South Carolina

South Carolina has a great selection of lakes and rivers to paddle within the state parks! This makes it convenient for seasoned paddlers and easy for new paddlers to access the natural beauty of South Carolina's waterways. Check out all canoeing trips in South Carolina for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, canoe rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoe trip in South Carolina for you! If you've paddled South Carolina before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Planning the trip of a lifetime? Check out these safe paddling tips and always wear your life jacket

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Guide to Canoeing in South Carolina

Between the inland lakes and calm rivers, there are lots of great options for canoe trips in South Carolina. Here are a few popular paddling destinations in South Carolina:

  • Lake Jocassee
  • Edisto River
  • Lake Juniper

Canoeing Locations In South Carolina

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in South Carolina! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Canoeing Trip in South Carolina

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout South Carolina and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of South Carolina community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in South Carolina

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going canoeing in South Carolina? Check out the Message Boards for resources to help you get started.