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9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily


11 a.m. - noon, daily

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Free admission

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Pets are allowed in most 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.

Goodale State Park  No Wifi

No Wifi Available

Goodale State Park  Has EV Charging Station

EV Charging Station

Goodale State Park


Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing in the park's 140-acre lake for bass, bream and catfish. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.
  • Fishing: Yes
  • Freshwater Fishing: Yes
  • Boating and Boat Access: A hand-launch access area is available for private boats with electric trolling motors, canoes and other non-motorized boats.

  • Fishing Boat Rentals: Non-motorized fishing boats rent for $10/half day; $20/day.

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals: $10/half day; $20/day
  • Boating: Yes
  • Paddling: Yes
  • Picnic Area and Shelters: Two picnic shelters are available for family or other group gatherings. Each shelter may be reserved for $35 - $60/day. The shelters accommodate up to 45 people.

    If shelters are not reserved, guests may use it on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge.

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

    Each shelter has water and a charcoal grill, but no electricity.
  • Park Store/Gift Shop: A small gift shop is available in the park office. Items available include t-shirts, souvenirs, bottled water.
  • Playground Equipment: Yes
  • Picnic Shelters: Yes
  • Playground: Playground equipment is located in the main picnic area of the park near the picnic shelters.

  • Bird Watching: A variety of waterfowl can be seen around the lake area, especially during the winter months.

  • Geocaching: Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Birding: Yes
  • Interpretive Trails: The park has a two-mile self-interpretive loop. In addition the park offers a three-mile canoe trail on the park lake and Pine Tree Creek.

  • Hiking: Yes


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