Hickory Knob State Resort Park
1591 Resort DR | McCormick, SC 29835 | Phone: 864-391-2450 | Toll Free: 800-491-1764 | Fax: 864-391-5390 | hickoryknob@scprt.com

Things To Do

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FISHING

  • Fishing Information : Enjoy fishing in Strom Thurmond Lake for several species of bass, hybrid, crappie, perch and stripers.

    A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

    A courtesy dock is provided for park guests.

  • Tackle Loaner Program : This park participates in the Tackle Loaner Program sponsored by the SC Dept. of Natural Resources. Rods and reels are available for loan at the park office.

BOATING

  • Boating and Boat Access : A boat ramp provides private boat access to Strom Thurmond Lake. An admission fee applies to the boat ramp area for day-use visitors, overnight guest may use the boat ramp at no charge. Boat docks are available for overnight guests on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals : Kayaks & the Canoe rent for $7/hour, $9/4 hours or $14/day.

OTHER AMENITIES AND ACTIVITIES

  • Playground Equipment : Yes
  • Park Store/Gift Shop : The gift shop offers a variety of souvenir items.

  • Restaurant : A full service restaurant is located at the southern end of the Lodge building.

    It serves buffet style as well as menu orders three times a day, seven days a week and can seat up to 150 people in the main dining area.

    On-site and off-site catering services are also available. Please contact the park directly for more information.

  • Playground : One children's playground is provided in the lodge area. The park also has a basketball court, volleyball court, horsehoe pit, tether ball and ladder ball for park guests. There is also a putting green area near the restaurant. Equipment to use these facilities is available for check out at the front desk.

  • Swimming : Swimming is permitted in Lake Thurmond. Park visitors may swim at their own risk. Lake access for swimming is limited.

  • Swimming Pool : A pool is available for cabin and lodge guests.

  • Archery : Archery is available by appointment. Costs for archery varies from $2-10.

  • Skeet Shooting : Skeet shooting is by reservation only and cost $20-25/round.
  • Tennis Courts : Tennis courts are available at no charge for overnight guests.
  • Biking : Yes

TRAILS

  • Hiking Trails : The challenging bike/hiking trail which is approximately 12 miles in length, travels through a pine forest, along the lake's edge providing opportunities for many scenic lake views. The trails consist of: Beaver Run Trail (2.5 miles), Lakeview Loop (7.2 miles) and Turkey Ridge Trail (1.7 miles)

  • Biking Trails : The challenging bike/hiking trail which is approximately 12 miles in length, travels through a pine forest, along the lake's edge providing opportunities for many scenic lake views. The trails consist of: Beaver Run Trail (2.5 miles), Lakeview Loop (7.2 miles) and Turkey Ridge Trail (1.7 miles)