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TRAVEL ADVISORY

The comfort station in the main loop of the campground is currently closed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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HOURS

Open 24 hours

OFFICE

7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

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ADMISSION

Free admission

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PETS

Pets are not allowed in the motel rooms, 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.

Hickory Knob State Resort Park  Has Wifi

Wifi Available

BY THE NUMBERS

18 hole, Tom Jackson-designed, championship golf course on the shores of Lake Thurmond

1 Shagbark Snack Bar in the Pro Shop with hot eats and cold drinks

16 comfortable cabins that sleep up to 6 people

1 skeet shooting range and 1 archery range for you and your group to enjoy

5 different meeting spaces for groups of all sizes

3 meals per day in the park restaurant plus a daily happy hour!

44 campsites located near Lake Thurmond

1 historic cabin, the Guillebeau House that offers a cool, unique lodging experience for 4

1 group lodging barrack that sleeps up to 10

Hickory Knob State Resort Park

Midlands

Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing in Strom Thurmond Lake for several species of bass, hybrid, crappie, perch and stripers.

    A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

    A courtesy dock is provided for park guests.

  • Tackle Loaner Program: This park participates in the Tackle Loaner Program sponsored by the SC Dept. of Natural Resources. Rods and reels are available for loan at the park office.

  • Fishing: Yes
  • Freshwater Fishing: Yes
  • Boating and Boat Access: A boat ramp provides private boat access to Strom Thurmond Lake. An admission applies to the boat ramp area for day-use visitors, overnight guest may use the boat ramp at no charge. Boat docks are available for overnight guests on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals: Kayaks & the Canoe rent for $7/hour, $9/4 hours or $14/day.

  • Boating: Yes
  • Paddling: Yes
  • Boat Ramp: Yes
  • Playground Equipment: Yes
  • Park Store/Gift Shop: The gift shop offers a variety of souvenir items.

  • Restaurant: A full service restaurant is located at the southern end of the Lodge building.

    It serves buffet style as well as menu orders three times a day, seven days a week and can seat up to 150 people in the main dining area.

    On-site and off-site catering services are also available. Please contact the park directly for more information.

  • Playground: One children's playground is provided in the lodge area. The park also has a basketball court, volleyball court, horsehoe pit, tether ball and ladder ball for park guests. There is also a putting green area near the restaurant. Equipment to use these facilities is available for check out at the front desk.

  • Swimming: Swimming is permitted in Lake Thurmond. Park visitors may swim at their own risk. Lake access for swimming is limited.

  • Swimming Pool: A pool is available for cabin and lodge guests.

  • Archery: Archery is available by appointment. Costs for archery varies from $2-10.

  • Skeet Shooting: Skeet shooting is by reservation only and cost $20-25/round.
  • Tennis Courts: Tennis courts are available at no charge for overnight guests.
  • Biking: Yes
  • Birding: Yes
  • Hiking Trails: The challenging bike/hiking trail which is approximately 12 miles in length, travels through a pine forest, along the lake's edge providing opportunities for many scenic lake views. The trails consist of: Beaver Run Trail (2.5 miles), Lakeview Loop (7.2 miles) and Turkey Ridge Trail (1.7 miles)

  • Biking Trails: The challenging bike/hiking trail which is approximately 12 miles in length, travels through a pine forest, along the lake's edge providing opportunities for many scenic lake views. The trails consist of: Beaver Run Trail (2.5 miles), Lakeview Loop (7.2 miles) and Turkey Ridge Trail (1.7 miles)

  • Hiking: Yes