Santee State Park
251 State Park RD | Santee, SC 29142 | Phone: 803-854-2408 | Fax: 803-854-4834 | santeesp@scprt.com

Programs & Events

Big Daddy Fishing Event - Aug. 5
Painting Plein Air Workshop - Sept 4-7
Lakes & Locks Tour - Oct. 16-18
Defending Carolina - Nov. 7-9 and Feb. 20-22
Fisheagle Boat Tours
Field Trips at Santee State Park



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Solar Eclipse Paddle and Flotilla

Join us at Santee State Park for this once in a lifetime opportunity to safely experience a total solar eclipse while sitting in a kayak. Rent a kayak, canoe, or...

Host Park: Santee State Park

Kayak Tour and Catfish Dinner

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Join us for a cool kayak trip and a delicious dinner as we explore beautiful Poplar Creek from Santee State Park to see wildlife at its best. Our destination will...

Host Park: Santee State Park

Full Moon Paddles

  • September 5, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
  • October 6, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Enjoy the "risin' of the moon" with us on beautiful Lake Marion. We'll paddle canoes and kayaks just offshore to see the moon rise over the lake. Photographers come from...

Host Park: Santee State Park

Weekdays on the Water - Sunset and Wine Cruise

  • September 12, 2017 - September 14, 2017
  • September 19, 2017 - September 21, 2017
  • September 26, 2017 - September 28, 2017
Treat yourself to the finer things of life - a stunning sunset, a relaxing boat ride on a beautiful lake, a nice glass of wine, and staying in a park...

Host Park: Santee State Park

Santee Lake and Locks Tour

  • October 16, 2017 - October 18, 2017
Experience the engineering marvel that allows boat traffic to ascend or descend 75 feet between the Tailrace Canal and Lake Moultrie! Surround this experience by two nights in the beautiful...

Host Park: Santee State Park

Defending Carolina - Civil War Battlefields Tour

  • November 7, 2017 - November 9, 2017
  • February 20, 2018 - February 22, 2018
During the first months of 1865, Confederate forces readied themselves to defend against the invading army led by General William T. Sherman. As the army advanced toward Columbia, it had...

Host Park: Santee State Park

The Chocolatiering Experience: from Bean to Bar and Beyond

  • November 13, 2017 - November 16, 2017
Do you love chocolate, have a passion for cooking, enjoy pairing fine food and drink, or just enjoy learning a new skill? If you can answer yes to any of...

Host Park: Santee State Park
At Nearby Parks...

If you're interested, click here to see Programs and Events at other state parks within approx. 30 square miles of Santee State Park between 8/21/2017 and 11/19/2017.