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

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


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

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Free admission

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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


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


Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Spend an afternoon fishing from the bank and pier, or rent a fishing boat equipped with life vests and paddles.
  2. Enjoy a picnic at one of the four picnic shelters or individual picnic tables throughout the park.
  3. Take a walk along one of the 2-mile trails. One goes around the 18-acre lower lake and the other will take you through a diverse hardwood and pine forest.
  4. Take the kids to the playground in the main picnic area and enjoy an afternoon of fun in the sun.
  5. Grab a pair of binoculars and try to spot one of the many varieties of birds that live in the park.