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
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  • The Hickory Knob Golf Course
  • A great place for gathering and family reunions
  • Fishing on Lake Thurmond at Hickory Knob
SPECIAL NOTICE: The comfort station in the main loop of the campground is currently closed. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Got a golf group?  Take advantage of our Links on the Lake Golf Package.  Play three courses, stay two nights and have breakfast.  Click here for details. 

Come play golf with us and stop at the turn or after your round to enjoy food and drinks in our Shagbark Snack Bar. Click here to see what's on our menu!

Our Ultimate Outsider stamp can be found at the front desk in the park office and at the counter in the gift shop.

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Along the rolling, wooded shoreline of the 71,000-acre Strom Thurmond Reservoir, sits Hickory Knob, a full-service, lakeside South Carolina golf resort and remote state park all rolled into one.

Tucked away in a serene, remote location, the parks many amenities and recreational opportunities are a pleasant surprise for many. Hickory Knob operates an 18-hole championship golf course, full-service restaurant, skeet shooting, boat ramp, archery range, meeting facilities and more than 70 lodge-style rooms. This South Carolina golf resort is an ideal location for a family getaway, reunion or a business meeting or retreat.

For those seeking a more outdoorsy stay at the park, a campground is available on the banks of the Strom Thurmond Reservoir, as well as one of the area’s most popular biking trails.

Don’t forget to explore the other South Carolina parks! You’ll find wet and wild fun at Lake Jocassee in Devils Fork State Park or at a lakefront camping site in Hamilton Branch State Park.


  • Admission : Free admission
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Open 24 hours
  • Office Hours : 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.


  • Pets : Pets are not allowed in the motel rooms, cabins or the cabin 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.