Chester State Park
759 State Park DR | Chester, SC 29706 | Phone: 803-385-2680 |


SPECIAL NOTICE:  Chester's campground will be closed for upgrades December 1, 2016 to Spring 2017. The rest of the park will remain open during this time.  Thank you for your understanding and patience.


  • Camping Information : Each site is packed soil and has individual water and electrical hookups. Some sites accommodate RVs up to 33 feet, others up to 28 feet, while three sites are pull-through. The campground is convenient to restrooms with hot showers.

  • Camping Reservations : To make a camping reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK or make it online by clicking Park Reservation.

    Camping reservations must be made for a minimum of two nights.

    Reservations requested less than one (1) day in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park.

    For example:
    If today is Friday and you are making a reservation checking in on today, Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.
  • Standard Sites with Elec. & Water : 25 sites rent for $15-$17/site/night

    Discounted rates may be offered for seasons of lower demand.

    Note: Rates listed do not include applicable sales tax and nonrefundable reservation costs.

  • Dump Station : Yes
  • Primitive Group Area : The primitive group camping area is ideal for organized groups up to 50 people. (An organized group is defined as “a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials”.)

    The area includes picnic tables, central water, fire ring and is located 100 yards from the restroom.

    Reservations are accepted. To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly.

    Minimum rate is $13.50 which allows up to ten campers. The rate increases by $5 increments for each additional five campers.


  • 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.