• Join us for a moonlight canoe float at Cheraw State Park.
  • Dreher Island State Park on the shores of Lake Murray offers picnicking, camping & lakeside villas.
  • Tour Atalaya at Huntington Beach State Park and discover its rich and inspiring history.
  • Hickory Knob State Resort Park is a full-service resort on the wooded shoreline of Lake Thurmond.
  • The peninsula of Hamilton Branch State Park provides an expansive shoreline along Lake Thurmond.
  • Cannon fire echoes as the 17thCentury roars to life at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site.
  • Table Rock State Park exquisitely captures the beauty of the vibrant fall foliage.
  • The golden sands of Myrtle Beach State Park have been a family favorite since 1935.
  • The H.C.B. Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Rec. Area is home to field trial and retriever competiions.
  • Completed in 1859, the Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is a piece of American history.
  • Not far from the interstate but a world away from the city, “Sesqui” is a quick family getaway.
  • Andrew Jackson State Park honors the 7th US President with a museum, programs and more.
  • Spider lilies line the serene Catawba River running through Landsford Canal State Park.
  • Caesars Head State Park offers stunning views of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Hunting Island State Park is famous for its natural wonders and man-made treasures.
  • Today's tranquil Musgrove Mill State Historic Site stands in sharp contrast to its explosive past.
  • In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Devils Fork State Park meets pristine Lake Jocassee.
  • The 160-acre lake at the heart of Chester State Park sets the tone for this tranquil retreat.
  • Oconee State Park lies deep in the Blue Ridge foothills with well-kept cabins and campgrounds.
  • Sadlers Creek State Park, extending into Lake Hartwell, is a wildlife observation Mecca.
  • The Edisto River makes Colleton State Park a favorite destination for canoe and kayak enthusiasts.
  • Time travel back to colonial-era Lowcountry culture at the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site.
  • Enjoy pristine mountain woodlands while hiking the scenic trails at Jones Gap State Park.
  • The palmetto-lined, shell adorned beach is just one highlight of Edisto Beach State Park.
  • Visit a 19th Century Piedmont farm at the Living History Farm in Kings Mountain State Park.
  • Located in the state’s heart, Poinsett State Park is a meeting place for a variety of ecosystems.
  • Paris Mountain State Park is a favorite of many nature-loving, Greenville residents.
  • Lake Warren State Park’s clear waters provide an exciting day of fishing for anglers of all ages.
  • Become an archaeologists of 18th Century colonial life at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site.
  • Santee State Park’s rondette cabins on Lake Marion have been host to generations of family getaways.
  • The Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site is an evocative look at antebellum South.
  • Experience the splendor of Woods Bay State Park’s cypress-tupelo swamp from the 1,150ft boardwalk.
  • Explore American history at the 18th Century trading post at Oconee Station State Historic Site.
  • Lake Wateree State Park’s campsites create the perfect setting for nature explorers of all ages.
  • Baker Creek State Park is a secluded location providing a convenient retreat.
  • Little Pee Dee State Park & the waters of Lake Norton are a great escape from the fast-paced world.
  • Lake Greenwood State Park spans a series of peninsulas on the clear blue waters of Lake Greenwood.
  • A cypress-lined canoe trail takes guests on an enchanting journey through Goodale State Park.
  • Calhoun Falls State Park has amazing views of Lake Russell, brimming with bass, bream and catfish.
  • Ride off into the sunset just minutes from downtown Spartanburg at Croft State Park.
  • The South Edisto River gently winds its way through Aiken State Park.
  • A portion scenic, Lynches River’s natural oasis serves as the centerpiece of Lee State Park.
  • Historic Memorial Grounds of Confederate soldiers await at Rivers Bridge State Historic Site.
  • Keowee-Toxaway State Park cabins feature an array of amenities including Lake Keowee overlooks.
  • Water-lilied ponds await hikers strolling to the southernmost loop of Barnwell State Park.
  • The Community Building at Givhans Ferry State Park is perfect for reunions and group gatherings.
  • Lake Hartwell has provided world-class, anglers fishing at Lake Hartwell State Park for generations.
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Aouth Carolina State Parks
Stunning forested mountains and towering waterfalls, blackwater rivers and scenic inland lakes, white sand beaches and ancient island shores, treasured American historic sites and priceless cultural treasures.

With more than 80,000 acres of protected lands from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the sand dunes of the Atlantic, South Carolina State Parks protect some of the most inviting natural, cultural and recreational destinations in the US.

At scenic State Parks, you’ll find the best boating, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and hiking in South Carolina. One of the original 13 Colonies, South Carolina’s significant contributions to American history are brought to life in historic parks throughout the state. A popular family, sporting and group vacation destination, South Carolina State Parks feature cabins and villas, campgrounds, picnic areas, meeting rooms and even equestrian stables.
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