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Dreher Island

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M-Su dawn to dusk


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

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$2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free

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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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Dreher Island State Park


Area Info

  • Driving Directions:
    From I-26 Westbound: Take exit 91 (Chapin exit- Hwy. 48). Take a left and follow this road into the town of Chapin. Turn right onto Hwy. 76 for 1/8 mile, then turn left onto St. Peter's Church Rd (Hwy. 29) for 4 mi. Turn left onto Dreher Island Rd (Hwy 231) for approximately 3 miles. Then turn left onto State Park Rd for 2 miles to the park entrance.

    From I-26 Eastbound: Take exit 85 (Little Mountain exit - Hwy. 202). Take a right and follow this road into the town of Little Mountain. At stop sign take right onto Hwy. 76 for 1/2 mile. Make a left onto Wheeland Rd. and follow until it ends. Make a left onto Macedonia Church Rd. for approximately 1 mile and then make a left onto Dreher Island Rd. Take next right onto State Park Rd for 2 miles to the park entrance.

  • Lake Location: Yes
  • Counties: Newberry
  • Acreage: 348
  • Miles to Nearest Hospital: 17
  • Water Front Location: Yes
  • Miles to Nearest Town: 11
  • Miles to Nearest Grocery Store: 9
  • Columbia, SC: 30
  • Florence, SC: 105
  • Greenville, SC: 85
  • Charlotte, NC: 120
  • Augusta, GA: 100
  • Atlanta, GA: 245
  • Charleston, SC: 135
  • Raleigh, NC: 235