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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Baker Creek State Park is open from March 1 until Sept. 30, annually.

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HOURS

M-Su 6 am-6pm (extended to 9pm during Daylight Savings Time). The park is opened from March 1 - September 30 each year.

OFFICE

11am-noon, daily

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ADMISSION

$2 adults; $1.25 U.S. 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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Baker Creek State Park

Midlands

**When the park is open, the Ultimate Outsider stamp is located on the information kiosk in the office parking lot.    During our closed season, it is located on top of the sign next to the Locked Gates. "Stamp" is written on the outside of the box.


Operated seasonally, Baker Creek caters to those looking for fun on Lake Thurmond, a wild ride on South Carolina mountain bike trails or a quick camping trip. If you’re looking for quality, South Carolina mountain bike trails, the park is home to 10 miles of rolling, loop trails that take bikers through oak and pine woodlands.

Outside the stillness of the woods sits Lake Thurmond, a 71,100-acre lake that offers campers serene, lakeside camping sites, as well as easy lake access for boaters and fishers. A covered, 160-person capacity pavilion overlooks the lake and is perfect for group get-togethers and family reunions.

Check out other South Carolina State Parks! You can find more boating and fishing fun on the South Edisto River or at Keowee-Toxaway State Park.

BY THE NUMBERS

2 boat ramps into 71,000 acre Lake Thurmond

50 campsites for RVs or tents

1 Pavilion perfect for family reunions and group gatherings

2 picnic shelters available first come, first serve

1 mile Wild Mint Nature Trail

10 mile hiking/biking trail

1305 acres in rural McCormick County