South Carolina State Parks
Operated seasonally, Baker Creek caters to those looking for fun on Lake Thurmond, a wild ride on South Carolina mountain bike trails
or a quick camping trip. If you’re looking for quality, South Carolina mountain bike trails
, the park is home to 10 miles of rolling, loop trails that take bikers through oak and pine woodlands.
Outside the stillness of the woods sits Lake Thurmond
, a 71,100-acre lake that offers campers serene, lakeside camping sites, as well as easy lake access for boaters and fishers. A covered, 160-person capacity pavilion overlooks the lake and is perfect for group get-togethers and family reunions.
Check out other South Carolina State Parks! You can find more boating and fishing fun on the South Edisto River
or at Keowee-Toxaway State Park
HOURS AND ADMISSION
: $2 adults; $1.25 U.S. seniors; age 15 & younger free
Days and Hours of Operation
: M-Su 6 am-6pm (extended to 9pm during Daylight Savings Time). The park is opened from March 1 - September 30 each year.
Days and Holidays Closed
: Oct.1-Feb.28, each year
: 11am-noon, daily
: Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.