Chauga Narrows in Oconee County. Image courtesy of the SCPRT.
Discover the mountains, lakes & rivers, geology, and climate of South Carolina.
- Climate of South Carolina
Learn about the temperature, rainfall, and growing season in South Carolina’s regions.
- Temperatures in South Carolina
Discover the average temperature of each of the four seasons.
- South Carolina Precipitation Map
Take a look at this map of the United States' precipitation.
- Weather Map Activity
Can you answer the questions about the weather maps?
Lakes & Rivers
- South Carolina Major Lakes
Which river or lake is near your hometown?
- Black River
Explore the Pee Dee's Black River.
- River Map of SC
Here is another map of the rivers in South Carolina.
- Goldfish Maze
Help the goldfish find his way home to his pond.
- South Carolina State Parks
State parks often represent and highlight the unique physical landscape of a region. Explore one near your home town or virtually explore one online today!
- Sea Islands
Check out this map of the South Carolina Sea Islands.
South Carolina's coasts are full of marshes and bays.
|Image of amethyst by Jen Theodore|
- The State Stone and Gem Stone
The State Gem Stone is the Amethyst and the State Stone is Blue Granite.
- Mining in South Carolina
South Carolina has lots of minerals, stone, and other materials that are mined.