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Join us at Givhans Ferry for the Charleston Bluegrass Festival on March 29 & 30, 2024!


Save the date for the Edisto Blackwater Boogie on October 18-20, 2024!

                 

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HOURS

9 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily (extended to 9 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time)

OFFICE

11 a.m. - noon & 4 - 5 p.m., daily

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ADMISSION

$6 adults; $3.75 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3.50 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free.

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PETS

Pets are not allowed in the cabins or the cabin 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

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**Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located at the kiosk in front the River House. We also have stamps in the office and welcome station at the park.


A natural retreat in the Lowcountry woods, Givhans Ferry State Park sits at the end of the 23-mile long stretch of Edisto River kayaking paradise known as the Edisto River Canoe and Kayak trail that begins at Colleton State Park.

The Edisto is the longest free-flowing, blackwater river in North America, and glimpses of it can be seen from the bluffs outside the rustic, Givhans Ferry State Park cabins, as well as from the back porch of the River House, the park welcome center. A shaded campground, nature trail and picnic shelters are also available at the park.

Enjoy Edisto River kayaking, tubing, trails, fishing and more at Givhans Ferry State Park. Cabins and campsites are available–reserve yours today! Explore another Lowcountry South Carolina park at Lake Warren!

BY THE NUMBERS

1 of 16 SC State Parks built by the Civilian Conservation Corps

23 miles down the Edisto River from Colleton State Park. Paddle the trail from one park to the other

35 mile drive to downtown Charleston, SC. Givhans Ferry is the closest park with overnight facilities

4 comfy 2BR cabins on a bluff along the banks of the Edisto River that were built by the CCC

25 full-service campsites for RV or tent camping

1 CCC-built River House with a huge back porch overlooking the Edisto River, perfect for enjoying river vistas.

2 picnic shelters available for rent for family or other group outings

1.5 mile River Bluff Nature Trail

10 hike in campsites for tents and hammocks

988 acres of lowcountry splendor

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