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Square dances are back at Oconee State Park each Friday night from now through Sept. 3!  Dances are from 7-9 p.m.  Adults are $3 and children 12 & under are $2.  Come join in the fun!


Seasonal swimming begins Memorial Day Weekend. Please note, the diving board has been removed. Paddleboards, Jon Boats, and canoes are now available to rent. Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, kayaks will be available to rent. 

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HOURS

Su-Th 7am-7pm; Fri-Sa 7am-9pm (extended to 7am-9pm daily during Daylight Savings Time)

OFFICE

The park store and office are open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., daily.
Bathhouse concessions are open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tu through Su, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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ADMISSION

$5/adult; $3.25/S.C. seniors; $3/child ages 6-15; ages 5 & under free

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PETS

Pets are allowed in cabins 14-20 at Oconee. Pets are not allowed in any other cabin or the cabin areas. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

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Wifi Available

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Oconee Things To Do

  • Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing in the park's 20-acre and 12-acre lakes for bass, bream and catfish. (Trout when stocked in winter months). A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

  • Fishing Pier: A fishing pier is located in the campground at Campground Lake.

  • Tackle Loaner Program: This park participates in the Tackle Loaner Program sponsored by the SC Dept. of Natural Resources. Rods and reels are available for loan at the park office.

  • Fishing: Yes
  • Freshwater Fishing: Yes
  • Boating and Boat Access: Private boats such as kayaks, canoes and jon boats are permitted on the park lake. Life jackets must be worn at all times.
    Rental canoes, jon boats and pedal boats are available year round. Kayaks and paddle boards are available for rent seasonally. Life jackets must be worn at all times.

  • Fishing Boat Rentals: Non-motorized fishing boats available to rent for $35/day, $20/half day and $5/hour, seasonally. Cabin guests may rent watercraft for $50/two days. Guests may beach the boat at their cabin.

  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals: Canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards are available to rent for $35/day, $20/half day, and $5/hour, seasonally. Must be at least 16 years old to rent.

  • Pedal Boat Rentals: Pedal boat rentals are available to rent year-round at $5/hr. A person of at least 13 years of age must be present in the pedal boats at all times.

  • Paddling: Yes
  • Wireless Internet Access: Complimentary wi-fi is available at the park office and cabin area for our guests.

  • Park Store/Gift Shop: The park store includes limited grocery items, souvenirs, camping supplies, firewood, ice, bait and tackle, drinks, first-aid supplies and toys. It is open year-round M-F 9am-5pm; Sa-Su 11am-noon and 4-5pm.

  • Playground Equipment: Yes
  • Picnic Shelters: Yes
  • Playground: Three playgrounds are located on the park. One is located beside mini golf, one behind the mini golf and one by the swimming area at the park lake.

  • Swimming: Swimming is permitted at this park in the designated swimming area beginning Memorial Day Weekend. Swim at your own risk.
  • Geocaching: Geocaching is permitted. Several geocaches are located on the park. For more information visit the official geocaching website.

  • Mini Golf: An 18-hole mini golf course is located near the campground entrance. The course is open year round. $5/adult; $3/child ages 6-16; children five and under are free. Purchase a punch card and receive 20% off one retail item. Novelty souvenir golf balls are available for purchase and with every purchase receive one free round of mini-golf. Visit the park office more details.

  • Biking: Yes
  • Hiking Trails: Oconee has six nature/hiking trails originating in the park. The Oconee Trail, Old Waterwheel Trail and Lake Trail are loop trails within park boundaries. The Hidden Falls Trail and Tamassee Knob Trail are out-and-back trails that begin in the park and travel to U.S. Forest Service property. The park is an access point to the Foothills Trail.

  • Hiking: Yes

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