Lake Rabon -
About Lake Rabon
Lake Rabon is located Laurens County about
five miles south of Hickory Tavern. The lake was built in 1990 on
Rabon Creek. Rabon covers an area of about 546 acres with a maximum
depth of 27 feet and a mean depth of 13 feet. Lake Rabon's primary
purpose is to provide the city of Laurens with water service. Rabon
is owned by Laurens Water & Sewer Commission. This lake is
surrounded by some very nice private homes, but does have a park that is
open to public access. Lake Rabon is located just off of South
Carolina Highway 252 near the city of Laurens and has a large sign
posted at the entrance to the park .
The park is full
of everything needed for a day of recreation. The park has a double
boat ramp, swings including porch swings, large covered picnic areas with
large grills, and an amazing hillside view of the lake. In addition,
there is a fishing pier that can accommodate a large number of
The fishing pier is ideal for taking
the children fishing. There is a fish bouy located about 15
foot from the pier with submerged brush there to attract the
fish. The pier also has plenty of benches to sit on.
For boating, you will need a permit. The price for an out
of county boat permit is $ 35.00 and can be purchased at the Lake Wardens
Office located at the lake. A photo of the warden's office appears
You must purchase a boat permit to go boating
on this lake. Price of permits depend on county or
are available at the Wardens Office located at the lake.
Only boats with less than 10 horsepower and less
than 18 feet long are allowed on this lake.
Largemouth Bass must be a minimum of 12 inches to be taken from
fising allowed except for the fising pier.
Avoid walking on the
Lake Wardens Office - May 18th
Notes: The top two photos were taken on
May 18th 2009, and the bottom two photos were taken in December 2001.