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Oconee State Park

624 State Park Rd Dept A, Mountain Rest, SC 29664-9343
+1 864-638-5353
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Great hike on the Foothills Trail ending at Oconee State park!

We planned a 20 mile hike from Fish Hatchery Road to Oconee State Park. We had originally planned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William E
mt pleasant, sc
Day in the park!

Great place for family fun. However, when we went the lake was low and under maintenance so no... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charleston, South Carolina
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624 State Park Rd Dept A, Mountain Rest, SC 29664-9343
+1 864-638-5353
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a 20 mile hike from Fish Hatchery Road to Oconee State Park. We had originally planned to take four days and ended up finishing in three days. I recommend taking four days as the three of us are sore. I trained some and...More

Thank William E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for family fun. However, when we went the lake was low and under maintenance so no swimming was allowed. We did enjoy a game of putt putt and the playground equipment is great! We've been there in the Fall as well and the...More

Thank shay255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw sign on side of road and decided to stop to stretch our legs. It was a great, easy hike, about 1/2 mile in, and the Falls were stunning! We ate a snack st bottom of them while families played in the water at...More

Thank Raretravelo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family has been coming here for almost 70 years. It is a fantastic place to stop and unwind. The cabins even have WiFi now, WiFi is kind of weird, but having a little connectivity to the rest of the world isn't seeming to ruin...More

Thank westonwyse
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We booked a 7 night stay with our 30' RV at campsite near the lake. Campsites are very spacious and many provide some privacy unlike many other state parks. Rangers are best and nicest I have ever seen. They were very helpful with answers to...More

Thank reliabilityguy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The campground offers nice size campsites. I really liked that most sites had plenty of shade. The check in procedure at the well stocked camp store was easy as I had a reservation. The bathhouse was clean but "tired" and in need of a facelift....More

Thank TC1Camper
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Camping and cabins available. Some tent spots without electric. Sites with hookup $22/night. Camp store with wifi & variety of supplies. No live bait, however. They don't allow you to fish with corn or minnows, but night crawlers are fine. Two fishing lakes. The one...More

Thank Lois P
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We camped here for 5 days. This place is great. A lake to fish in and one to swim in. You can rent canoes and small tow boats. There are plenty of hiking trail in the park so you never have to leave. Facilities were...More

Thank pturner991
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a nice Park with plenty of things to do. There are a variety of Hiking Trails with varying length & terrain. We did a couple of easy hikes including the Lake Hike & the spur off on the Lake Hike on the Chestnut...More

1  Thank Mindy and Roger A
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Oconee state park is one of my favorite places to visit, all year round. In the summer, you're able to rent paddle boats, canoes, and kayaks. You're also able to play mini golf. In the winter, they still offer the canoes. There are multiple hiking...More

Thank Emily F
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30 July 2016|
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Response from riverhiker | Reviewed this property |
You would need to check with SC state parks. They have a reservation website.
10 August 2015|
Response from Connie S | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Didn't stay in the campground this trip through, only was there for a beautiful day. You can call the park directly at 864-638-5353. I'm sure they could answer your question. Have a great time!