Greenville, SC is a wonderful outdoor town and place to call home. It has just about everything including lake homes near the city. One of the closest lakes to Greenville is Saluda Lake and has power boats and personal watercraft. Saluda lake is located northwest of Greenville just a few minutes from the downtown area. At 331 acres the reservoir lake is large enough to feel like a lake, but small enough to not be crowded. There is a bait and tackle shop on the lake that also rents boats, has a snack bar and convenience items. Homes in this area are considered part of Easley, SC in Pickens County and Greenville as the lake straddles the line between the two counties. There are individual homes and Homes on the lake have been in existence since 1820. Currently subdivisions and condos are on the lake as well.