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Dreher Island

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HOURS

M-Su dawn to dusk

OFFICE

8am-5pm (extended to 8 pm during peak season)

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ADMISSION

$2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger 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. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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Wifi Available

Dreher Island State Park

Midlands

**Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located just outside the tackle shop in a brown box.

Dreher Island State Park spans three islands, 348 acres and provides access to 12 miles of Lake Murray shoreline. Visitors will find recreational water activities, nature trails and some of the best striped and large-mouth bass fishing spots, all only 30 miles from Columbia.  It has long been a popular location and launching spot for major, national fishing tournaments.

For overnight accommodations with views of Lake Murray, lodging reservations can be made in our park villas, or guests can camp at one of many lakefront campsites.

BY THE NUMBERS

3 islands that stretch out onto and provide access to 50,000-acre Lake Murray 30 miles from Columbia

5 lakeside villas of which two are two bedroom and three are 3 bedroom units

97 paved campsites for RV or tent camping

15 tent campsites specifically for tent camping

1 Community Building that makes a great location for a family reunion in the spring, summer or fall

10 picnic shelters great for birthday parties, family outings, reunions and more

3 fishing tournament shelters - complete with wi-fi service, a live well and catch and release tank

3 boat ramps that provide private boat access to Lake Murray

3 playgrounds scattered throughout the park for our "small" guests

3 trails for your recreational use