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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Please use caution when approaching the park. Paving projects located both north and south of the park on U. S. Highway 521 are causing lane closures and delays in the area.  On Friday, March 29, work crews will be paving the highway at the park entrance which will close one north bound lane and one south bound lane.   The turning lanes to enter the park will remain open.

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HOURS

8 a.m.-6 p.m., daily from Nov.1-March 31; 9 a.m.-9 p.m., daily April 1-Oct. 31

Museum hours: Sa-Su 1 p.m.-5 p.m., M-F by appointment or when staff is available

Schoolhouse hours: mid-March to Nov., Sa 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and Su 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

OFFICE

11 a.m.-noon, daily

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ADMISSION

$2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & 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.

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Andrew Jackson State Park

Midlands

**Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located at the kiosk in the main parking lot. We also have another stamp in the park museum.


Andrew Jackson State Park combines history, art and community activities into a setting that has made it one of the state’s most popular parks. 

Favorite features include living history programs, a museum and interactive exhibits that chronicle Jackson’s boyhood in the South Carolina backcountry. There’s even a birthday celebration every March in honor of America’s seventh president.  

Among the park highlights are a striking statue of the “Boy of the Waxhaws” sculpted by Anna Hyatt Huntington, an 18th-century replica schoolhouse and more.

Other park attractions include an 18th-century replica schoolhouse, campground and picnic facilities, fishing lake and nature trails.



BY THE NUMBERS

1 presidential homeplace of the 7th President of the United States of America

1 birthday celebration that takes place each March in honor of Andrew Jackson

1 cool museum with Revolutionary War artifacts and artifacts from the life of Andrew Jackson

1 Anna Hyatt Huntington statue located on-site named The Boy of the Waxhaws

18 acre park lake for boating and fishing

2 one-mile loop trails for walking and hiking

25 campsites

2 picnic shelters

1 Meeting House for group gatherings

1 Amphitheater for community events