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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Due to heavy visitation on Saturdays and Sundays, expect long lines when entering the park, especially from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Park staff will be on hand to direct you to an alternate park once Devils Fork is at capacity.  Please no drop-offs, walk-ins or drive-thrus.  We appreciate your patience and understanding in advance.

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HOURS

Late spring to mid-fall, 7am-9pm, daily; late fall to mid-spring 7am-6pm, daily.

OFFICE

9am-5pm, daily.

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ADMISSION

$5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free.

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PETS

Pets are not allowed in the villas or the villa areas. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

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Wifi Available

BY THE NUMBERS

9000 acres of Lake Jocassee- and Devils Fork is the only public access

3 boat ramps for public boat access to the lake

20 lakeside villas with two and three bedroom units

59 standard campsites for RV or tent camping

25 tent camping sites

1 boat-in campground that can only be accessed by - you guessed it, boat

2 picnic shelters available for your next birthday party or picnic

1 cozy meeting room - the Holcombe Room - that can hold up to 25 people

2 mile Bear Cove Trail

1 mile Oconee Bell Nature Trail - where you can spot the rare Oconee Bell during early spring

Devils Fork State Park

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Camping

  • Camping Information: Two campgrounds are located near the shores of Lake Jocassee.

    Restrooms with hot showers are conveniently located in the campgrounds.

    Two vehicles are permitted per campsite. Additional vehicles will be charged an additional rate of $5.00 per vehicle per day to park in the overflow parking area. Overflow parking for campers is located in the day-use/picnic area.

    Camping check in time is 2pm and check out time is 12pm. Please contact the park for late arrival instructions.

  • 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. During holidays and times of peak visitation, three or more night reservations may be required.

    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: The main lakeside campground at Devils Fork State Park features 59 paved sites with water and electrical hook-ups. Some of these sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet.

    These sites typically rent for $23-$42/site/night. These rates vary and are subject to change.

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

    Each standard campsite also has one 12' by 12' tent pad. A maximum of two tents may be placed on the tent pad or paved surface per campsite. No tents may be placed on the ground. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring.

    A central dump station is available along the main campground road for motor homes and RV's, as well as centrally located trash and recycling containers. Pets are allowed in the main campground area if they are on a leash at all times and must not be a nuisance to other campers.

    All campers, vehicles, trailers, motorhomes, etc, must remain on paved surfaces.

  • Designated Tent Sites: While tent campers may use the sites with water and electrical hookups, there is also a designated rustic tent camping area.

    These walk-in campsites are designated for tent camping only, and are only a short walk from a central parking area. There are 25 elevated tent pads, one per campsite, and a maximum of two tents can be pitched on each 12' x 12' tent pad. No tents may be placed on the ground.

    These sites include a picnic table and a fire ring, but do not include electrical or water hook-ups. Water spigots and restrooms are located adjacent to the walk-in tent parking area. These sites typically rent for $19-$36/site/night. These rates vary and are subject to change.

    Discounted rates are available for seasons of lower demand.

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

  • Laundry Facilities: Yes
  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Boat In Camping: Boat-in backcountry campsites are located on the northern shore of Lake Jocassee at the base of Musterground Mountain. The area is accessible only by boat and is open seasonally. Combination fire rings/grill pits are provided.

    Please remember if you pack it in, pack it out.
    Special regulations apply. Pets are not allowed in this camping area.

    These sites are reservable through our toll free number at 1-866-345-7275 and our website by clicking on the banner in the right margin of this page. Prices typically range as follows: single pad $25-$35/night, double pad $50-$60/night, and triple pad $75-$85/night. These rates vary and are subject to change.

    Please visit our BOAT-IN CAMPING page of this website for more specific information.

  • Boat-In: Yes
  • Tent Camping: Yes
  • RV Camping: Yes
  • Pets: Pets are not allowed in the villas or the villa areas. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.