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Sun up to sun down, daily


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

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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 Carolina Camper Cabins 1, 2 and 5. They are not allowed in any others. 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 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.


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