Camping in South Carolina with swimming

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Camping in South Carolina with swimming

Find southern charm with a camping trip on Hilton Head Island or in the Nantahala wilderness.

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Sugar Loaf Island RV Site
2 sites · RVs1 acre · SCRelax at this beautiful waterfront retreat. Bring your RV and enjoy the views, the water, and the tranquility. Situated on a small residential island, there’s plenty of privacy. Pack the gear for your favorite water activities to take full advantage of this spectacular location. Conveniently located off I-95’s exit 33. Reasonable driving distance to Beaufort, Bluffton, and Hilton Head. Or make a day trip to Charleston or Savannah.
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Big Creek RV Park of Saluda SC
8 sites · Day trips, RVs, Tents5 acres · Saluda, SCBig Creek RV Park of Saluda SC is a private lodging establishment offering short term sites to campers, transient guest and outdoor enthusiast who desire rest, relaxation and recreation. The fringe land is old farm land now being repurposed for outdoor activities. The RV Park is the developed part of an old Farm planted in pines bordering Big Creek/Lake Murray.
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EDENHOPE FARMS
6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents6 acres · Beaufort, SCEdenhope Farms is nestled on 6 acres and is a sanctuary for rescued and unique animals. We have a Zebu bull, which are the oldest recorded bovine in history, dating back to the Bible. We have goats and peacocks, chickens, a potbellied pig, rescued squirrels, and rescued ducks. Soon to come.... Sheep!!! My property used to be the disposal site for the CocaCola bottling Company. Go on a scavenger hunt and find old bottles. Relax around the fire pit and listen to owls, wild geese, bull frogs and the Quack Pack. Lounge on the spacious deck overlooking all the farm animals or take a dip in the swimming pool. At night grill on the BBQ or have an oyster roast. We do have an indoor toilet for you to use and an outdoor shower. Go for a walk through the woods, do yoga, head to Hunting Island beach which is 10 miles or drive 3 miles to historic downtown Beaufort. We are also close to Parris Island and many other historical sites. While here you can enjoy historical tours of Beaufort County’s earliest years of the Santa Helena colony in the mid 1600’s, the revolutionary war period, the pre-civil war and plantation time period and the antebellum, reconstruction history up to the Civil Rights visits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Historic Penn Center. The Lowcountry is great for water sports, kayaking, boating, jet skiing, sailing, hiking and canoeing. Each season offers an opportunity to participate in fishing, crabbing, shrimping or digging for oysters in local waters. Our area is a favorite of cyclist groups, the long, flat, rural, scenic, roads offer pleasant riding experiences for cyclist of all ability levels. There are bike lanes on many of the major roads. Other recreational activities in our area are geocaching, horseback riding, tennis, golf, hiking, beach volleyball, beachcombing, and birdwatching. There are a few special events throughout the year, Gullah Festival-May, Water Festival-July, Shrimp Festival-October, Beaufort Food Truck Festival-October, Soft Shell Crab Festival-April, Pat Conroy Festival-November, Heritage Days Festival-November, Night on the Town-December. There’s something for everyone. COME VISIT!!!
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Jeff S.’s Land
5 sites · RVs, Tents37 acres · Branchville, SC
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Oaks & Orchards Wellness Farm
3 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents4 acres · Tillman, SCA former owner planned to build a large, gothic-style bed & breakfast on the property but only got as far as the gatehouse with huge wrought iron gates which welcomes you to the farm today. Inside you’ll find us growing and raising organic food as sustainably as possible and enjoying getting our hands in the dirt! We also host classes to help include the community in our passion for wellness in our bodies and environment.
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3 Creeks Camp and NaturPreserve
4 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Anderson, SCThis Property was purchased by Grandfather in the 70s  and then was passed to my Mother. In 2013...
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This Photo Better shows Campsite Locations.  #1, #4, & #5 are on the Upper level. Which is only a few feet further from the Water.  The Campground Community Dock is Noted in Light Purple.  The Orange Lines indicate Private Docks/Boat Slips that may be Rented
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MONTANA AVENUE LAKESIDE CAMPGROUND ....
2 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Cross Hill, SCMONTANA AVENUE LAKESIDE CAMPGROUND Located on Lake Greenwood, South Carolina. We have 5 Sites Lakeside, WIFI AVAILABLE, FULL HOOK UPS 50 and 30AMP Community Dock, Private Docks/Boat Slips for Rent. Great Fishing, very private. Great place for a Private Weekend with Partner or Fun Weekend with Family. Campers catch nice fish right off the Dock. Safe place for Kiddos and Family Free Paddle Boat Fun for Campers MONTHLY RATES Available WIFI, water, sewage, garbage, lake access Camper pays own power if an Extended Stay Plan. ..ALL SITES ARE METERED.. We purchased this property approximately 20 years ago just to have a nice quiet place to go on weekends to relax. We were in Construction Business and just needed to escape phones and doorbells. We've been here ever since. Love the serenity and Lake. A wonderful Private place to escape and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. You drive thru the woods about 1400 lf and come out at Beautiful Lake Greenwood. Campers catch nice fish right off the Dock. Safe place for Kiddos and Family.
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Tiny cabin, set in front of the trees.
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Rosewood Farm and Agripark
1 site · Lodging200 acres · Winnsboro, SCRosewood Farm and Agripark is my home. I honestly had about the most amazing childhood one could have on this very land! We hunted, fished, made mud pies and played outside for hours, as long as we were in shouting distance for supper time! I am so fortunate to be the daughter of two amazing parents, who had a dream to build a working farm from nothing more than a logging trail in the woods. They built a 3 story, 10,000 square foot house by themselves- while raising a family! We have 200 acres of farmland that features rolling hills, multiple ponds, creeks, farm animals, show horses and countless wildlife viewing opportunities. Wild turkey and deer roam free all over the farm, coveys of dove fly out from the pastures and trails, and coyotes howl in the night. Listen to the frogs croaking, crickets chirping and whipporwhills calling every evening under a magical blanket of stars. Take a guided horseback ride or nature hike through the trails that meander through the woods around the park. Our newest venture is to offer primitive camping and some cabin rentals around our 60 acre Agripark! For those wanting to step it up a notch, we have erected a large concrete floor, covered event barn (for parties, family reunions, weddings, cowboy church, etc..,) and also a huge petting zoo barn with an area behind it for pony rides and 4-h/FFA functions. Also, a special historic Iron Horse miniature train and one mile of track has been purchased to go around the park! A greenhouse is being erected next, that will teach people about aquaponics and hydroponics! We have a rock wall, jumping pillow and many inflatables for the littles to enjoy too! Many things are on the immediate horizon for this special property. While we are under heavy construction at the moment in some areas of the park, many amenities are currently available. Why not unplug from the daily grind and spend time with those that matter most? My goal is to make this land as magical for your family as it has been for mine!
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Edisto River Retreat
6 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Round O, SCIan's background is in art, public education, and exploring the outdoors. Growing up in the Lowcountry of South Carolina allowed for endless opportunities to explore and foster an appreciation for the outdoors. It is the peace and tranquility of the wetlands, and the time spent with family and friends in these unique ecosystems, that always brought me comfort and wonder. It was in June of 2019 that dreams of having my name attached to land became a reality. Since the contract was signed; family, friends, and I have been developing the property and programming classes and adventures to share with those who seek them. We have developed several unique sites to share with you and will continue to improve as we foster our partnership with the land and share its bounty.
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Whippoorwill Farms SC
1 site · Lodging2 acres · Ridgeland, SCWhippoorwill Farms SC is a 40 acre, true blue working farm where our main income comes from the sale of our meat, egg and vegetable products at local farmers markets and restaurants!  We love opening up our farm for people to experience what farm life is like in a beautiful, wooded setting.After moving our farm here to this land in October of 2019, we began the slow process of regenerating the land through the use of heritage animal species and permaculture.  We are just at the beginning of our adventure on this farm.  With no plans of clear cutting, you'll walk our property and the see our pigs, chickens, goats, ducks and guinea hens roaming amongst the trees and foraging in their natural environment. If you love the environment and regenerative agriculture, you'll love exploring our farm and all we have to offer!
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Camp Clatworthy
2 sites · RVs, Tents1000 acres · Honea Path, SC Free use of kayaks and a canoe on an undeveloped 18 acre lake is included when you camp here. Several miles of trails, dirt roads and streams wind through hundreds of acres which you are free to explore. The property has been owned by members of our family for 75 years or more with areas of it family-owned since the 1800's. A large portion of the property is dedicated to sustainable loblolly pine forests dating back to the 1980's. A significant area of the property is dedicated to native hardwood forest and has some of the oldest and largest white oak, poplar, elm and shortleaf pines in the upstate. The remainder of the property is pasture; home to Black Angus cattle and St. Croix sheep. We look forward to sharing this unique property with you!
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Driveway of the site, can hold up to 45 foot.  You can see the grilling lean to in the back.
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Lowcountry Live Oaks.
1 site · RV10 acres · Beaufort, SCWe have 10 acres, it used to be a phosphate mine, now it’s just beautiful land with lovely trees and peace. We have our home on the backside of the property but are more than willing to share our beautiful spot for travelers that may need a place to stay to visit Beaufort or Parris Island or even an overflow spot when Hunting Island cannot accommodate you every day. Learn more about this land: Private, semi woodsy, Level site with water, septic and electric, can accommodate up to 40’ trailer/camper. 5th Wheels with may have a very tough time with anything larger than a 40' trailer, truck combo. We do have 30 amp and 50 amp for larger campers, as well as you own Internet for the site. Atlantic Ocean is 12 miles away, if you want to visit the beautiful Hunting Island. Several salt water boat landings within 2-5 miles. Historic Beaufort 3 miles, Paris Island 6 miles, swimming, fishing, surfing, shrimping all within 5-10 minutes. Bring your RV and your boat.
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Rich in Southern heritage and hospitality, South Carolina boasts the good looks to match its personality. Golden beaches and sandy barrier islands dot the Atlantic shore, the forested peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains rise in the north, and lush marshlands fringe the Lowcountry. Outdoor adventurers can explore SC’s seven national parks and 47 state parks all year-round, and camping options are plentiful, whether you choose a drive-in, hike-in, boat-in, or equestrian campsite, or book a camper cabin. Summers in the Palmetto State averages a balmy 90°F, but it’s best to avoid the fall hurricane season if camping on the coast.

Where to Go

Pee Dee and the Grand Strand

The Pee Dee River runs all the way from the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina to Georgetown on the Atlantic Coast. This northeastern slice of South Carolina is best known for its Grand Strand beaches, whether camping at the hugely popular Myrtle Beach resorts, bird-watching at Huntington Beach State Park, or teeing off at one of the many coastal golf courses.

Lowcountry

Hemmed in by the Savannah River and the Atlantic Coast, the southwestern lowlands are an idyllic stretch of marshlands, barrier islands, and coastal towns. Hunting Island State Park is the state’s most visited park, and a paradise for bird-watchers and campers, while RV parks dot the beaches of Hilton Head Island. The palmetto-fringed beaches of Edisto Beach State Park are a favorite for summer campers, and James Island County Park, just outside Charleston, is a crabbing hotspot.

Midlands

The state capital Columbia dominates the rolling hills of South Carolina’s Midlands, and the region’s highlights all lie within easy reach. Family campgrounds dot the shores of nearby Lake Murray, Sesquicentennial State Park has a woodland campsite and boating lake, and part of the 500-mile Palmetto Trail passes through Poinsett State Park. Nearby, Congaree National Park has hiking and kayaking trails, two campgrounds, and backcountry camping.

Upcountry

The Blue Ridge Mountains tumble down over the border from North Carolina, and South Carolina’s mountainous north is a natural playground of forested valleys, lakes, and waterfalls. Greenville is the starting point for exploring the north, from where you can hike the 3,533-foot summit of Sassafras Mountain, the state’s highest peak; camp amid the mountains in Table Rock State Park; or explore the multi-use trails at Paris Mountain State Park. For backcountry camping, it doesn’t get much better than the Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, which links the Jones Gap and Caesars Head state parks.

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