Dreher Island State Park
3677 State Park RD | Prosperity, SC 29127 | Phone: 803-364-4152 | Fax: 803-364-0756 | dreherisland@scprt.com
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Due to the $5 admission charge, the only park passport that will be valid on August 21, 2017, is the STATEWIDE (green) park passport and the PLUS (brown) park passport . Due to the number of individuals at shelters, the community building, campsites and villas, parking will be limited, and will fill up QUICKLY. ALL GUARANTEED spots have been SOLD.  For more information, please contact the park directly at 803-364-4152.

Villa and Campground Guest registration has been moved to the Visitor Center (formerly the Tackle Shop) approximately ½ mile inside the gate on the left as you enter the park.

WI-FI!  We now have complimentary wi-fi at all five of our villas and our park Visitor Center (Tackle Shop).   Please check at the Visitor Center for password information.  We hope this helps to enhance your stay!

NEW VILLA AMENITY!  We now have gas logs in all five of our lakeside villas.  We hope this makes your experience more enjoyable.

CAMPGROUND HOST WANTED!  2018 Host positions now available.  Please contact the park at 803-364-4152 or email the park for more information.

Our Ultimate Outsider stamp can be found just outside the tackle shop in a brown box.
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Dreher Island State Park spans three islands, 348 acres and provides access to 12 miles of Lake Murray shoreline. Visitors will find recreational water activities, nature trails and some of the best striped and large-mouth bass fishing spots, all only 30 miles from Columbia.  It has long been a popular location and launching spot for major, national fishing tournaments.

For overnight accommodations with views of Lake Murray, lodging reservations can be made in our park villas, or guests can camp at one of many lakefront campsites.


  • Admission : $2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free
  • Days and Hours of Operation : M-Su dawn to dusk
  • Office Hours : 8am-5pm (extended to 8 pm during peak season)


  • Pets : Pets are not allowed in the villas or the villa areas. Pets are allowed in most other 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.