Andrew Jackson State Park
196 Andrew Jackson Park RD | Lancaster, SC 29720 | Phone: 803-285-3344 |
  • The Boy of the Waxhaws Statue
  • The Schoolhouse at Andrew Jackson State Park
  • Programs for All Ages at Andrew Jackson State Park
On March 25, 2017, we celebrated the 250th Anniversary of the birthday of President Andrew Jackson.   To honor this special year, we have monthly events that commemorate this special anniversary.  Join us at one event or many and learn how you can become a Sester Star!   Click here to see the complete list of events.

Participate in the Friends of Andrew Jackson Photo Contest 2017!  Click here for all of the details.

Our Ultimate Outsider stamp can be found at the kiosk in the main parking lot. We also have another stamp in the park museum.
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South Carolina State Parks

Andrew Jackson State Park combines history, art and community activities into a setting that has made it one of the S.C. State Park Service’s most popular attractions.

Popular features of the park include living history programs, an Andrew Jackson museum that details his boyhood in the South Carolina backcountry and a birthday celebration held each March in honor of the seventh President of the United States of America.

Other park attractions include an 18th-century replica schoolhouse, campground and picnic facilities, fishing lake and nature trails.


  • Admission : $2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free

  • Days and Hours of Operation : 8am-6pm, daily from Nov.1-March 31; 9am-9pm daily April 1-Oct. 31

    Museum Hours: Sa-Su 1pm-5pm, M-F by appointment or when staff is available

    Schoolhouse Hours: mid-March to November, Sa 1pm-5pm and Su 2pm-5pm

  • Office Hours : 11am-noon, daily
  • Tours : You may take a self-guided tour of the park museum and schoolhouse during the hours when these facilities are open.


  • Pets : 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.