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Due to prescribed burning in the area the Whippoorwill, Swamp Fox, and River Road trails will be closed until further notice. For further information, please call the park office at (803) 494-8177.

Poinsett is currently accepting applications for Campground Hosts for 2023-2024! If interested, please contact the park via phone or email.

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9am-dark, year round


11am-noon & 4pm-5pm

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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 not allowed in the cabins 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. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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Poinsett Volunteers

Poinsett State Park is known as being the mountains of the midlands and sits approximately 42 miles from the capital city of Columbia, SC and 90 miles from historic Charleston, SC.

Poinsett State Park is always looking for volunteers to work in the Park Host Program.

Duties include:

  • Performing grounds/facility maintenance
  • Assisting with park administration
  • Housekeeping and cleaning of park facilities
  • Serving as operations clerk

If you are interested in applying for this position, please download and complete the volunteer application and mail it into the park or scan and email it to our office.

Poinsett State Park

6660 Poinsett Park Rd, Wedgefield, SC 29168


If you have any additional questions, please call 803.494.8177


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