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HOURS

Park Grounds: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily Historic Structures Tours: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Guided tours also available by appointment.

OFFICE

11 a.m. - noon, Thur. - Sun.

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ADMISSION

Free admission

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PETS

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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Oconee Station State Historic Site

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**Our Ultimate Outsider stamp is located on the porch of the park office.


Originally a military compound and later a trading post, Oconee Station State Historic Site offers both recreational opportunities and a unique look at 18th and 19th century South Carolina. Oconee Station, a stone blockhouse used as an outpost by the S.C. State Militia from about 1792 to 1799, and the William Richards House, are the only two structures that remain today.

Beyond the park’s historic significance, there’s a fishing pond and 1.5-mile nature trail that connects hikers to a trail leading into Sumter National Forest and ending at Station Cove Falls.  The spring is an awesome time to view an abundance of wildflowers along this trail in and around Sumter National Forest and the majestic Station Cove Falls.

Stay at the nearby Oconee State Park campground and enjoy two great parks in the same day!

BY THE NUMBERS

1 stone blockhouse that was once used as an outpost for the SC State Militia

1 historic home, known as the William Richards House

1 fishing pond with bluegill and largemouth bass for catching

1.5 mile nature trail through wildflowers and upcountry wilderness

1 awesome waterfall, Station Cove Falls, at the end of the Nature Trail

4 mile long Oconee Connector Trail that joins Oconee Station with Oconee State Park

210 awesome acres located in Oconee County