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Sun up to sun down, daily


10 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily April-Oct. and 11 a.m. - noon & 4 - 5 p.m., daily Nov.-March

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$2 adults; $1.25 U.S. seniors; age 15 & younger free

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Pets are not allowed in the Carolina Camper Cabins. 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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Wifi Available


56K acre Lake Hartwell surrounds the park

2 boat ramps and a courtesy dock

2 camper cabins for those who like to camp with a roof over their head

115 paved campsites for RV or tent camping along the shores of Lake Hartwell

13 walk-in tent sites

140 foot fishing pier

0.75 mile nature trail to explore the park

1 picnic shelter ideal for groups of up to 75 people

Lake Hartwell State Park


Top 5 Things To Do

  1. Grab a rod and some tackle from the Tackle Loaner Program and go fishing on Lake Hartwell’s fishing pier.
  2. Relax and enjoy a picnic along the shores of Lake Hartwell. 
  3. Hike the Nature Trail and explore all of the beauty that resides at Lake Hartwell.
  4. Go bird watching and view the many different species at the park including hawks, owls and more.
  5. Photograph Lake Hartwell during sunrise or sunset to capture the breathtaking beauty of the setting.