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HOURS

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.

OFFICE

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

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ADMISSION

$5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 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

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 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

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Camping

  • Camping Information: Each site has individual water and electrical hookups. Some sites accommodate RV's up to 40 feet.

    Thirteen sites are packed gravel while 12 sites, ideal for tent campers, are packed sand.

    The campground is convenient to restroom facilities with hot showers.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a camping reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or make it online by clicking Park Reservation.

    Camping reservations must be made for a minimum of two nights.

    Reservations requested less than three (3) days in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park.

    For example:
    If today is Wednesday and you are making a reservation for the upcoming Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.

  • Standard Sites with Elec. & Water: 25 sites rent for $15-$21/site/night, subject to change.

    Discounted rates may be offered for seasons of lower demand.

    Note: Rates listed do not include applicable sales tax and nonrefundable reservation costs.

  • Full Hookup Sites with Elec, Water, Sewer: Givhans Ferry has six sites with full hookups: water, electric and sewer.

  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Trailside Camping: Ten trailside campsites are available for reservations. These campsites rent for $14/site/night and include electric, water, picnic table, fire ring, food chest and pedestal grill. These sites are for tent camping only.

  • Primitive Group Area: The primitive group camping area is ideal for organized groups up to 100 people. 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, fire ring and nearby restoom facilities.

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

    Minimum rate is $10 -12.50 which allows up to ten campers. The rate increases by $5-6.50 increments for each additional five campers.

  • Tent Camping: Yes
  • RV Camping: Yes
  • 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.