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Calhoun Falls

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PARK ADVISORY

The Campgrounds at Calhoun Falls State Park will be closed for renovations beginning December 1, 2022.  We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you back to the campgrounds once the improvements are completed.  Please follow along for updates as this project progresses, or check directly with the park for more information.

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HOURS

6 a.m.- 6 p.m., daily (extended to 9 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time)

OFFICE

9 a.m.- 5 p.m., daily

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ADMISSION

$3 adults; $1.50 SC seniors; $1 children age 6-15; age 5 & 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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Calhoun Falls State Park

Midlands

Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing in Lake Russell for bass, crappie, bream, walleye, stripers and catfish. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

    The fishing pier which extends out into Lake Russell is handicap accessible.
  • Tackle Loaner Program: Tackle Loaner: This park participates in the Tackle Loaner Program sponsored by the SC Dept. of Natural Resources. Rods and reels are available for loan at the park office.

  • Fishing: Yes
  • Freshwater Fishing: Yes
  • Boating and Boat Access: A boat ramp provides private boat access to Lake Russell.

    A lighted marina offers 36 rental boat slips. Thirty-two of the 36 slips include water and electricity and access to sewage pump-out, restroom with hot showers and in-boat refueling.

    Slips are rented on a yearly basis.

  • Boating: Yes
  • Boat Ramp: Yes
  • Park Store/Gift Shop: The park store is open year-round and includes firewood, live bait, tackle supplies, limited grocery items, souvenirs and snacks. The facility is handicap accessible.

  • Playground Equipment: Yes
  • Picnic Shelters: Yes
  • Swimming: Lake swimming is available in a designated swimming area at Calhoun Falls State Park. No lifeguards are on duty and you must swim at your own risk.

  • Tennis Courts: There are tennis courts available for visitor use.

  • Birding: Yes
  • Other Facilities and Activities: A basketball court is located in the day-use area for park visitors.

  • Walking/Nature Trails: Calhoun Falls State Park offers a moderately difficult 1.75 mile loop trail, named the Cedar Bluff Nature Trail.

  • Hiking: Yes

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