Outdoor Recreation

McCormick County showcases a beautiful natural setting featuring Lake Thurmond.

For vacation or retirement, McCormick County is designed for you. Our community boasts a variety of outdoor activities, cultural pursuits and friendly people who share your interests and experiences.

Please stop by our Visitor Information Center for parking passes, maps and other great ideas.

You can pick and choose from the following list and spend three days,three weeks or three months enjoying our year-round activities:

Little River Blueway logoThe Little River Blueway is a unique outdoor adventure area located within the Sumter National Forest at the convergence of Little River and Lake Thurmond in McCormick, SC. Whether your idea of outdoor adventure is an open-window drive touring historical sites, a family kayak trip down the scenic Little River, or an exhilarating mountain bike ride, the Little River Blueway Outdoor Adventure Area is sure to have the activities to fit your style of exploring.

Click here to visit the Little River Blueway website:


We look forward to seeing you on the blueway!