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HOURS

8 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily (extended hours during Daylight Saving Time)

OFFICE

11 a.m. - noon & 4-5 p.m., daily

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ADMISSION

$5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free.

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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.

There is also a dog park available at Sesquicentennial State Park. The dog park is a 2-acre, fenced-in area for dogs to run off-leash.

To access the off-leash dog park, a permit is required for each dog, available at the park office. Permits are $25/year, and are pro-rated depending on the date of purchase. Permits expire on July 1 of each year. Daily permits are available for $4.

Important Notice! Dog must be present for photo identification to obtain dog park permit. Owners must provide current vaccination records showing proof of spayed/neutered, rabies, parvo and kennel cough. Dog permits do not include admission into the park.


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BY THE NUMBERS

1 of 16 SC State Parks built by the Civilian Conservation Corps

84 standard campsites with electric and water for RVs or tents

5 primitive camping areas for up to 50 people per site

1 dog park where your furry friend can come and unwind - don't forget your permit

26 sprayers on our splash pad, the only one in the South Carolina State Park System!

30 acre park lake for paddling around and fishing

12 miles of hiking and biking trails where you can stretch your legs

1 retreat center with overnight accommodations for meetings and retreats

3 perfect picnic shelters and 4 picnic pads for your next family reunion or group outing

1419 acres of parkland for you to enjoy in otherwise urban Columbia, SC

Sesquicentennial State Park

Midlands

Camping

  • Camping Information: Each site is packed sand and has individual water and 30 amp electrical hookups. 17 sites accommodate RV's up to 35 feet, others up to 30 feet. 14 sites are pull through. The campground is convenient to restroom facilities with hot showers.

    Nine sites are newly-improved. Amenities include: a large, level parking area, a campfire ring with grill and a lantern hook.

    Four sites are equipped with tent pads. These pads provide a sand surface and can accommodate tents up to 10 x 10 ft.

    Loop 1 is closed seasonally. Loop 2 is open year round.

  • Camping Reservations: To make a camping reservation, call toll-free 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or make it online by clicking Park Reservation. 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: 84 sites rent for $19-27/site/night. Discounted rates may be offered for seasons of lower demand. Note: Rates listed do not include applicable sales tax and nonrefundable reservation costs.

  • Dump Station: Yes
  • Primitive Group Area: A primitive group camping area is ideal for organized groups up to 50 people. (An organized group is defined as a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials.) Central water is available. Walking distant to restrooms. Showers not available.

    Reservations are accepted. To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly. Minimum rate is $11-13.50 which allows up to 10 campers. The rate increases by $5-6.25 increments for each additional five campers up to a total of fifty campers.

  • Tent Camping: Yes
  • RV Camping: Yes
  • Pets: Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

    There is also a dog park available at Sesquicentennial State Park. The dog park is a 2-acre, fenced-in area for dogs to run off-leash.

    To access the off-leash dog park, a permit is required for each dog, available at the park office. Permits are $25/year, and are pro-rated depending on the date of purchase. Permits expire on July 1 of each year. Daily permits are available for $4.

    Important Notice! Dog must be present for photo identification to obtain dog park permit. Owners must provide current vaccination records showing proof of spayed/neutered, rabies, parvo and kennel cough. Dog permits do not include admission into the park.