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Boat rentals on the Edisto River from Aiken State Park have temporarily been suspended for the season. We plan to resume operation in the spring. Please feel free to contact the park office for more details.

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HOURS

M-Su, 9 a.m. to sunset

OFFICE

11 a.m.-noon and 4 p.m. -5 p.m.

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ADMISSION

$3 adults; $1.50 SC seniors; $1 children age 6-15; age 5 & younger free

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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. Pets are not allowed in or around lodging facilities.

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Aiken State Park

Midlands

**The park's Ultimate Outsider stamp is located at the park office to the right of the front door in a wooden box.

Set along the South Edisto River, Aiken State Park is a haven for fishing, canoeing and kayaking. 

A scenic 1.7-mile canoe and kayak trail winds its way down the south fork of the Edisto River, attracting paddlers from across the region. 

Aiken State Park has a history as notable as its natural beauty. During the Great Depression, the park was built by two Civilian Conservation Corps companies, one of which was an African-American detachment of the C.C.C. Their work has withstood the test of time and can still be seen in some of the remaining structures and interpretive signage. 


BY THE NUMBERS

1 of 16 SC State Parks built by the Civilian Conservation Corps

1.7 mile canoe/kayak trail on the South Fork of the Edisto River

3 picnic shelters for rental

4 park lakes for fishing

25 campsites

1067 acres to enjoy

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