Devils Fork State Park is in northwestern South Carolina
on the eastern edge of the Sumter
National Forest at the edge of 7,500-acre (30 km2) Lake Jocassee
. It is located three miles (5 km) off of SC 11, the Cherokee Scenic Highway, near tiny Salem
, South Carolina.
The park offers hiking, camping (including several paddle-in primitive sites), canoeing and kayaking. The park is well known for rainbow and brown trout, as well as largemouth, smallmouth, and white bass, crappie, bream and catfish. The park has accommodations for scuba divers, including a walk-in ramp; thirty foot visibility is common, and due to the lake's recent creation, roads, houses, signs and other marks of human habitation can be seen on the lake bottom.