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Where can you find 26, 40"x 26" nature prints hanging OUTSIDE in trees?  That's Lake Greenwood State Park! The Carolina Outdoor Project with photos taken by jon holloway is on display at the park now through October 24. Come by anytime and see it by car, bike or foot with park admission.  An art walk with the photographer will take place at 6 p.m., Sept. 18.  Everyone is invited.  More info, here.

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dawn to dusk, daily


9 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily (extended to 8 p.m. F-Sa during Daylight Saving Time)

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$3 adults; $1.50 SC seniors; $1 children age 6-15; age 5 & younger free

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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.

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Lake Greenwood State Park


History & Interpretation

  • Museum: The John and Holly Self Drummond Conservation Education and Conference Center features an extensive, interactive exhibit recounting the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps, the New Deal-era work teams who built state parks and other long-lasting conservation and recreation projects throughout the nation.

  • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC): Yes
  • Designation: Lake Greenwood State Park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a New Deal Program created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The program was designed to provide employment during the Great Depression while addressing national needs in conservation and recreation.

    The CCC was instrumental in the development of many of South Carolina’s state parks. A number of buildings built by the CCC in the 1930's are still in use at this park.

  • When & How PRT Acquired: Donated in 1938 by Greenwood County.


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