H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area
**Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located just outside the entrance to the park office.
Covering 7,000 rolling acres of longleaf pine forest and fields, the H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area is the setting for national-level field trial and retriever competitions.
In South Carolina, horseback riding is a popular activity, and this park is one of the most equestrian-friendly, with more than 20 miles of trails and sand roads offering top South Carolina horseback riding and an ample number of equestrian facilities including stables, kennels, corrals and arenas.
Other amenities include a meeting hall, waterfowl pond and 27 H. Cooper Black camping sites, complete with water and electrical hookups so you can bring your RV to H. Cooper Black. Camping is also available in a number of primitive campsites.
Looking for more horseback riding in South Carolina? Check out Croft State Park! You can also find more tent and RV campgrounds in South Carolina on our Camping page.
BY THE NUMBERS
busy schedule -- please check our schedule of events before planning a trip to H. Cooper Black
acres of longleaf pine forests and fields for all sorts of recreation
SC State Park available for field trial and retriever competitions -- some of national prominence
miles of equestrian trails
campsites with electricity and water
picnic shelter near Wood Duck Pond
park ponds, available to rent, where you can fish or train your dogs
fields available for rent for retriever training
horse stalls in an equestrian stable for your horses
show ring for equestrian events