Poinsett State Park
6660 Poinsett Park RD | Wedgefield, SC 29168 | Phone: 803-494-8177 | poinsett@scprt.com

Things To Do

Poinsett Trail Map
The Knot Mountain Bike Trail


FISHING

  • Fishing Information : Enjoy fishing in the park's 10-acre lake for bass, bream and catfish. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

BOATING

  • Boating and Boat Access : Private boats are allowed on the park lake and rental fishing boats are available.

    Private boats must be under 13 feet, and the boat must be carried from the parking lot to gain access to the lake. Gas motors are not allowed in the park lake.

  • Fishing Boat Rentals : Jon boats are available for rental at $5/hour.

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals : Canoes are available for rental at $5/hour.

  • Pedal Boat Rentals : Pedal boats are available for rental at $5/hour.

OTHER AMENITIES AND ACTIVITIES

  • Wireless Internet Access : Free wifi is available at the park visitor center for park guests.

  • Park Store/Gift Shop : A small gift shop is located in the park visitor center. Items for sell include park logo tshirts, hats, mugs and we also have firewood.

  • Picnic Shelters : Yes
  • Bird Watching : Several areas of the park are ideal for birdwatching.

  • Geocaching : Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Biking : Yes

TRAILS

  • Hiking Trails : Certain trails at Poinsett connect to the Palmetto Trail which goes through Manchester State Forest and Mill Creek County Park. Permits are required for biking and equestrian activity on Manchester State Forest. Please visit their website for more information.

    Hiking trails that can be accessed from the park include: Coquina Trail, Laurel Group Trail, Hill Top Trail and Scout Trail. The Santee Passage and Wateree Passage of the Palmetto Trail can also be accessed from the park. Please visit their website for maps and more information.

  • Biking Trails :
    "Bike Trail Access"