Andrew Jackson State Park

196 Andrew Jackson Park RD
Lancaster, SC 29720


Andrew Jackson State Park combines history, art and community activities into a setting that has made it one of the S.C. State Park Service’s most popular attractions.

Popular features of the park include living history programs, an Andrew Jackson museum that details his boyhood in the South Carolina backcountry and a birthday celebration held each March in honor of the seventh President of the United States of America.

Other park attractions include an 18th-century replica schoolhouse, campground and picnic facilities, fishing lake and nature trails.

Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing for bass, bream, catfish and crappie in the 18-acre park lake. The bream in this lake are catch and release. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required. Guests may try their luck from the bank, from the handicap accessible fishing pier or from a rental jon boat.

Fishing Pier: There is a handicap accessible fishing pier located on the park lake.

Fishing: Yes
Freshwater Fishing: Yes
Boating and Boat Access: Rental fishing boats are available. Private boats that can be hand-carried from the parking lot to the lake are allowed. Gasoline motors are not allowed on the lake.

Boating: Yes
Playground Equipment: Yes

Picnic Shelters: Yes
Playground: The park has one playground located near Shelter 2. It includes two slides and monkey bars.

Bird Watching: The Garden of the Waxhaws Trail around the park lake offers the best birding opportunities on the park.

Biking: Yes
Birding: Yes
Other Facilities and Activities: The park also has horseshoe pits, a volleyball net that is available for setup upon request and board games available for check out in the park office.

Hiking Trails: Andrew Jackson State Park offers two, one-mile loop trails.
Crawford Trail (1.1-mile loop)
Garden of the Waxhaws Trail (1.0-mile loop)

Biking Trails: Biking is allowed on the paved roads in the park.
Hiking: Yes


Camping Information: Each site has individual water and electrical hookups. Five paved sites accommodate RVs up to 36 feet, while 20 gravel sites accommodate RVs up to 30 feet. The campground is convenient to restrooms with hot showers.

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