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58°

Chance of Rain

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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Fern Hill Trail remains closed from tornado damage. Thank you for your patience. 

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HOURS

M-Su 9 a.m. to dark, year round

OFFICE

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

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ADMISSION

Free admission

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PETS

Pets are not allowed in or around cabins and other lodging facilities. 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.

Barnwell State Park  Has Wifi

Wifi Available

BY THE NUMBERS

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

25 campsites

5 cozy park cabins

4 picnic shelters available for group gatherings

1 Community Building perfect for reunions, weddings and more

3 small park lakes teeming with fish

307 acres to enjoy

Barnwell State Park

Midlands

History And Interpretation

  • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC): Yes
  • Designation: Barnwell State Park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a New Deal Program created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The program was designed to provide employment during the Great Depression while addressing national needs in conservation and recreation.

    The CCC was instrumental in the development of many of South Carolina’s state parks. A number of buildings built by the CCC in the 1930's are still in use at this park.

  • When & How PRT Acquired: Purchased in 1937 from various owners.