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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


Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Spend a couple of nights at our tent campground and tell stories while roasting marshmallows around a campfire.
  2. Relax with a book on the back porch of the historic Riverfront Hall while watching the river flow by.
  3. Go for a swim or relax and enjoy the serenity of the Edisto River, the longest free-flowing blackwater river in North America.
  4. Absorb the natural and cultural history of the park, from the limestone river bluff to its Civilian Conservation Corps beginnings.
  5. Walk the River Bluff Trail for a scenic view of the river or hike the Old Loop Trail and explore the various plants, landscapes and animal habitats.