DNR to offer courtesy boating inspections on the 4th - FOX Carolina 21

DNR to offer courtesy boating inspections on the 4th

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings.

DNR boating safety and enforcement officers will perform a quick, but thorough, inspection for items such as required safety equipment and proper boat and motor registration. Those who are not in compliance with safety regulations or registration requirements will not be ticketed during the complimentary inspections.

The DNR asks people to report boating violations such as reckless operation or an intoxicated boat operator, call the DNR toll-free, 24-hour hotline at 1-800-922-5431.

Courtesy safety inspections at the following locations and times:

July 4

  • Alex Harvin - Lake Marion - 10 a.m. to noon - Clarendon Co.
  • Billy Dreher Island - Lake Murray - 10 a.m. to noon - Newberry Co.
  • Craig T. Campbell Landing - ICW at Little River - 10 a.m. to noon - Horry Co.
  • Dorn Landing-Lake Thurmond - 10 a.m. to noon - McCormick Co.
  • East Bay Street Landing - Sampit River - 10 a.m. to noon - Georgetown Co.
  • Green Pond Boat Ramp-Lake Hartwell - 10 a.m. to noon - Anderson Co.
  • Herbert H. Jessen Landing - Ashley River - 10 a.m. to noon - Dorchester Co.
  • Lake Murray Dam - Lake Murray - 10 a.m. to noon - Lexington Co.
  • Lemon Island Boat Ramp- Chechessee River - 10 a.m. to noon - Beaufort Co.
  • Remleys Point Landing - Wando River - 10 a.m. to noon - Charleston Co.
  • Riverfork Public Landing-Lake Greenwood - 10 a.m. to noon - Laurens Co.
  • Twelve Mile Park-Lake Hartwell - 10 a.m. to noon - Pickens Co.

July 6

  • Easterling Landing - Lake Robinson - 9 a.m. to noon - Darlington Co.
  • Greenwood State Park - Lake Greenwood - 10 a.m. to noon - Greenwood Co.
  • Lake Wateree Clearwater Cove Landing - 10 a.m. to noon - Kershaw Co.
  • Main Ramp - Lake Bowen- 10 a.m. to noon - Spartanburg Co.
  • Parksville Boat Landing - Lake Thurmond - 10 a.m. to noon - McCormick Co.
  • River Forks Boat Ramp - Lake Hartwell - 10 a.m. to noon - Anderson Co.
  • South Cove Park - Lake Keowee - 10 a.m. to noon - Oconee Co.

July 7

  • Ebenezer Park Landing - Lake Wylie - 10 a.m. to noon - York Co.
  • Galivants Ferry Landing - Little Pee Dee - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Marion Co.
  • Lake Wateree State Park Landing - Lake Wateree - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Kershaw Co.

July 20

  • Beaufort Water Festival - Battery Creek Landing (Parris Island) - 10 a.m. to noon - Beaufort Co.

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