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Dreher Island

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42°

Fog

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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

Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Take an evening stroll to the bridge and watch the sunset.
  2. Spend the afternoon hiking Little Gap trail to Little Gap, a landmark on Lake Murray.
  3. Try your luck at fishing with the Tackle Loaner Program.
  4. Enjoy the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration (held either the fourth or the Saturday before).
  5. Experience the excitement of a fishing tournament weigh-in.