Lake Murray Boat Ramp & Public Access Areas – Lake Murray

Lake Murray Boat Ramp

In addition to the multiple marina locations, there are 11 public lake access areas available at Lake Murray. Amenities vary by location and include boat launch ramps, fishing piers, restrooms, paved and unpaved parking, gas islands, picnic areas and more.

Lake Murray Boat Ramp, Fishing Pier and Public Access Locations


Billy Dreher Island – Newberry County

Amenities include:

Multiple Launch Ramps, Courtesy Dock, Gas Dock, Paved Parking


Hilton Access Area – Lexington County

Amenities include:
Multiple Launch Ramps, Courtesy Dock, Fishing Pier, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Paved Parking


Kempsons Bridge – Newberry County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Courtesy Dock, Fishing Pier, Paved Parking


Lake Murray Dam – Lexington County

Amenities include:
Multiple Launch Ramps, Courtesy Dock, Fishing Pier, Restrooms, Paved Parking


Lake Murray Estates – Saluda County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Courtesy Dock, Fishing Pier, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Paved Parking


Larry Koon Access Area – Lexington County

Amenities include:
Multiple Launch Ramps, Courtesy Dock, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Paved Parking


Murray Shores – Saluda County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Courtesy Dock, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Paved Parking


Public Launch Ramp – Lexington County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Limited Parking


River Bend – Saluda County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Courtesy Dock, Fishing Pier, Picnic Area, Restrooms, Paved Parking


Rocky Point – Lexington County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Gravel Parking


Sunset Recreation Area – Newberry County

Amenities include:
Launch Ramp, Courtesy Dock, Fishing Pier, Gravel Parking