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30°

Clear Sky

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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.

Dreher Island State Park  Has Wifi

Wifi Available

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

Dreher Island State Park

Midlands

Camping

  • Camping Information: Two lakefront camping areas have scenic views and easy access to the shoreline of Lake Murray. Ninety-seven paved sites may be used by both RVs and tents, while 15 sites are for tent campers only.

    Each site has water and electrical hook-ups and a picnic table. Many sites accommodate RVs up to 45 feet, others up to 30 feet.

    All sites are convenient to hot showers and restrooms.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a camping reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK or make it online by clicking Park Reservation.

    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: 97 sites rent for $23-30/site/night. Discounted rates may be offered for seasons of lower demand.
  • Designated Tent Sites: 15 sites rent for $23-26/site/night. Discounted rates may be offered for seasons of lower demand.

  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Primitive Group Area: A primitive group camping area is ideal for organized youth groups.
    (An organized group is defined as a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials.)

    The area includes central water and picnic tables.

    Reservations are accepted. To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly.

    Minimum rate is $11 -13.50 which allows up to 10 campers. The rate increases by $5-6.50 increments for each additional five campers, up to 25 campers.

  • 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. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.