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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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do the campsites and villas have wi-fi service?

Complimentary wi-fi is available in all of our villas at Devils Fork State Park. We also have wi-fi at the Park Visitor Center for campers and other guests who may need access. Please check at the park store/ranger station for password information.

Do the campsites have sewer hookups?

There are no sewer hookups at the campsites.  There is a dump station located across from the trash and recycling area near the campground exit.

Is cable or satellite television service provided in the campground?

No, we do not offer cable or satellite television service in the campground.

Where may we park our cars if they do not fit on the campsite?

Two vehicles are permitted per campsite. Additional vehicles will be charged an additional rate of $10 per vehicle per day to park in the overflow parking area.  Overflow parking for campers is located in the day-use/picnic area.  Please ask park staff if you need directions to the area.

Where are golf carts permitted?

Golf carts must remain in the campground area.  When not in use they must be parked on the pavement.

Where may I purchase propane?

The Little River Store, located outside of the park, is the nearest place to have propane tanks filled.  Please ask park staff for directions.

Are any waterfalls on Lake Jocassee accessible by car?

To access the waterfalls on Lake Jocassee from Devils Fork State Park you must travel by boat.  Whitewater Falls is the nearest waterfall that can be accessed by car.

Does the park rent boats or jet skis?

We have contracted with Eclectic Sun for on-site boat rentals for the 2013 season.  They will operate out of the Pavilion in the day-use area at the park.  Available for rent will be pontoons, canoes, kayaks, SUPs and jet skis.  Please visit their website for more information.  Links to other local rental facilities can be found under area info on this website.

If we are meeting someone with a boat, where may we park our car?

The parking lots located near the main boat ramp and park store/ranger station are designated for vehicles with trailers in tow, only, Friday through Monday from May-Dec. and holidays.  All single vehicles must park in single vehicle parking places in the day-use/picnic area.

What type of boats are allowed on Lake Jocassee?

There are currently no restrictions on the type of boats allowed on Lake Jocassee.  For more information or questions about the lake contact the SC Dept. of Natural Resources.

Where is the park’s Ultimate Outsider stamp located?

Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located just outside the Ranger Station at the park kiosk.

Where can I find a list of state park rules and regulations?

You can find the South Carolina State Park rules and regulations, along with campground rules and regulations at this link.

For more general, statewide frequently asked questions, please click here.