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April-Sept. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mid Sept.-Oct., M-Th 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., F-Su 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Nov.-March 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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

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$5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free.

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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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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 standard campsites for RV or tent camping 

1 CCC-built Riverfront Hall with a huge back porch overlooking the Edisto River, perfect for events

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

1.5 mile River Bluff Nature Trail

10 tent only campsites

988 acres of lowcountry splendor

Givhans Ferry State Park


Area Info

For more information on things to see and do in the area:

  • Driving Directions:
    From I-95: Canadys exit. Turn left and drive 17 mi. Cross the Edisto River and take the first left onto Givhans Ferry Rd.

    From I-26: Take exit 187 onto Hwy 27 towards Ridgeville and go 1 mile to Hwy 78. Take a left and go approximately ¼ of a mile and take a right on Hwy 27. Stay on Hwy 27 for 7 miles to Hwy 61. Take a right on Hwy 61 for 3 miles to Givhans Ferry Road. Turn rt and park entrance is ¼ mile on the left.

  • River Location: Yes
  • Counties: Colleton and Dorchester
  • Acreage: 988
  • Miles to Nearest Hospital: 18
  • Miles to Nearest Town: 15
  • Miles to Nearest Grocery Store: 1
  • Greenville, SC: 185
  • Florence, SC: 100
  • Charlotte, NC: 160
  • Columbia, SC: 80
  • Raleigh, NC: 235
  • Atlanta, GA: 251
  • Augusta, GA: 100
  • Savannah, GA: 69
  • Charleston, SC: 35