Offers picnic shelters, fishing, boat ramp and other water recreational activities. The Fairfield Recreation Commission operates a park at the lake. For information on the park area, contact the commission at (803) 635-9114. The smaller Monticello Recreation Lake is located north of the large body of water and is about 300 acres in size. This park area offers fishing two days a week (Wednesdays and Saturdays), swimming (no lifeguard on duty) and picnic facilities. Park gates open from sunrise to sunset. The V.C. Summer Nuclear Station Nature Trail is located at the boundary of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station exclusion area on the lake. Benches, wood duck boxes, blue bird boxes and plant identification markers dot this 1.5 mile trail.