Devils Fork State State Park is best known for the beautiful Lake Jocassee. But even if you don’t have a boat, there’s still plenty to do. Bear Cove Trail takes you out to the point of a cove on the lake. It’s a great place for a mid-hike swim or a sunset!

Length: 2.0 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Directions: From Greenville, follow SC 183 Shady Grove Rd to State Rd S-37-127 in Oconee County. Continue on this road until you see signs for Devil’s Fork State Park. Once you enter the park, follow signs for the day use parking area. The trailhead is at the lower parking lot away from the water.