H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area
279 Sporting Dog TRL | Cheraw, SC 29520 | Phone: 843-378-1555 | hcooperblack@scprt.com
  • Dog Trials at H. Cooper Black
  • Trail riding at H. Cooper Black
  • Equestrian ring at H. Cooper Black
Our park and facilities are often rented for special events. Please check our calendar of events and contact the park before you plan your visit.

WI-FI! We now have complimentary wi-fi at the community building at H. Cooper Black. We hope this helps to enhance your stay!

Our Ultimate Outsider stamp can be found just outside the entrance to the park office.


Covering 7,000 rolling acres of longleaf pine forest and fields, the H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area is the setting for national-level field trial and retriever competitions.

In South Carolina, horseback riding is a popular activity, and this park is one of the most equestrian-friendly, with more than 20 miles of trails and sand roads offering top South Carolina horseback riding and an ample number of equestrian facilities including stables, kennels, corrals and arenas.

Other amenities include a meeting hall, waterfowl pond and 27 H. Cooper Black camping sites, complete with water and electrical hookups so you can bring your RV to H. Cooper Black. Camping is also available in a number of primitive campsites.

Looking for more horseback riding in South Carolina? Check out Croft State Park! You can also find more tent and RV campgrounds in South Carolina on our Camping page.


  • Admission : $2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Open daily, 24 hours
  • Days and Holidays Closed : Christmas Day
  • Office Hours : 10 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. M, W, Th and F
    11 a.m. - noon Tu, Sa, Su


  • Pets : Pets must be voice command controlled or kept on a leash or in a kennel while in the camping area or within 1/4 mile of the camping area.