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Mar.1-Nov. 30, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily. Seasonal hours of operation Dec. 1 - Feb. 28, closed Mon.-Thur. Open F-Su, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Historic structures are open from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sa-Su with guided tours available.


11 a.m. - noon, daily

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Free admission

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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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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

Oconee Station State Historic Site


Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: Fishing for blue-gill and largemouth bass may be enjoyed in the four-acre pond located on the park. Fishing with minnows is not permitted. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

  • Bird Watching: The park is an ideal area for bird watching.

  • Geocaching: Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Biking: Yes
  • Birding: Yes
  • Hiking Trails: The Oconee Connector Trail connects Oconee Station to Oconee State Park. This trail is approximately four miles long and gains or loses 800 feet in elevation.

  • Interpretive Trails: A 1½-mile Interpretive Trail circles the four-acre pond and provides access to the half-mile Station Cove Falls Trail in the Sumter National Forest.

  • Biking Trails: The Palmetto Trail which is near the park is open to mountain biking. It is a challenging bike trail.

  • Hiking: Yes