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HOURS

6 a.m. - 10 p.m., daily, year-round

OFFICE

8 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily (Hours may extend during peak season)

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ADMISSION

$2 adults; $1.25 SC seniors; age 15 & younger free.

All guests not staying overnight are required to pay admission. Visitors may pay admission at the park office, park store or any one of the three green iron ranger boxes located throughout the park.

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PETS

Beginning January 1, 2020, pets will be allowed in cabins 11 and 12 at Santee State Park. Pets are not allowed in any other 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. Pets are not allowed in cabins 11 and 12 prior to January 1, 2020.

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Wifi Available

Santee State Park

Midlands

Camping

  • Camping Information: The 50-site Cypress View Campground sits on the west side of the park. The Lakeshore Campground, with 108 sites, is located on the east side of the park. Each site is packed sand and has individual water and electrical hookups and a picnic table. Both campgrounds are convenient to restroom facilities with hot showers. Many sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a camping reservation or view current rates, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK or visit our reservations page by clicking here. Rates vary by season and demand and are subject to change.

    Camping reservations must be made for a minimum of two nights.

    Reservations requested less than one (1) day in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park.

    For example:
    If today is Friday and you are making a reservation checking in on today, Friday, you must make the reservation by contacting the park directly.
  • Standard Sites with Elec. & Water: 146 sites
  • 50 Amp Service Sites: 48 sites
  • Designated Tent Sites: 10 tent sites
  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Primitive Group Area: A primitive group camping area is ideal for organized groups up to 100 people. (An organized group is defined as a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials.) The area includes central water and is located near restoom facilities. Reservations are accepted.

    To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly. Minimum rate is $10 -12.50 which allows up to ten campers. The rate increases by $5-6.50 increments for each additional five campers.

  • Tent Camping: Yes
  • RV Camping: Yes
  • Pets: Beginning January 1, 2020, pets will be allowed in cabins 11 and 12 at Santee State Park. Pets are not allowed in any other 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. Pets are not allowed in cabins 11 and 12 prior to January 1, 2020.