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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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BY THE NUMBERS

2 boat ramps into 71,000 acre Lake Thurmond

50 RV campsites

50 tent campsites

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

Baker Creek State Park

Midlands

Camping


PLEASE REMEMBER:  Baker Creek State Park is open seasonally from March 1 until Sept. 30.  For camping in the area during months the park is closed, please contact Hamilton Branch State Park or Hickory Knob State Resort Park.

  • Camping Information: A 50-site campground is located along the shores of Strom Thurmond Lake.

    The campground is convenient to restrooms with hot showers.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a camping reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK or make it online by clicking Park Reservation.

    Camping reservations must be made for a minimum of two nights.

    Reservations requested less than one (1) day in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park. For example: If today is Friday and you are making a reservation checking in on today, Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.

  • Standard Sites with Elec. & Water: 50 sites with individual water and electrical hookups which rent for $18/site/night. Some sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet, others up to 30 feet.

    Discounted rates may be offered for seasons of lower demand.

    Note: Rates listed do not include applicable sales tax and nonrefundable reservation costs.

  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Primitive Group Area: The primitive group camping area is ideal for organized groups up to 100 people. (An organized group is defined as a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials.)

    The area includes picnic tables and is located 100 feet from the restoom.

    Reservations are accepted. To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly.

    Minimum rate is $10 -12.50 which allows up to ten campers. The rate increases by $5-6.50 increments for each additional five campers.

  • Tent Camping: Yes
  • RV Camping: Yes
  • 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.