Fishing Information: Enjoy fishing in the park's 8-acre Lake Placid for bass, bream and catfish. Reservoir #3 is a 15-acre lake located on the back side of the park. You must hike in two miles to access this lake. Bass, bream and catfish are stocked in this lake for fishing. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.
Freshwater Fishing: Yes
Boating and Boat Access: Private boats are not allowed in the park lake.
Canoe/Kayak Rentals: Canoe and kayak rentals are available weekends only in the spring and fall, from 11am-5pm, depending on weather and the availability of lifeguards. Canoes and kayaks are available from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tu-F, and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa-Su through mid-August, weather permitting. Please check with the park before making final plans.
Pedal Boat Rentals: Pedal boats are available for rent on weekends only, in spring and fall from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., depending on weather and the availability of lifeguards. Pedal boats are available for rent from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tu-F, and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sa-Su through mid-August. Please check with the park before making final plans.
Playground Equipment: Yes
Picnic Shelters: Yes
Swimming: Swimming is only permitted in the swimming area and is swim at your own risk. The swimming area is open 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and is weather dependent. Please check with park staff before scheduling your visit. Swimming is not permitted anywhere else on the park.
All swimmers must wear appropriate swimwear. Swimming trunks for men and swimsuits for women. Special accommodations may be made for medical reasons. Please contact the park if you have any questions.
Bird Watching: Bird watching is a favorite past time on the park. Birders may see a variety of hawks, woodpeckers and owls in the evening, among others.
Other Facilities and Activities: PLEASE NOTE: Mountain bikes are not allowed in the park or on trails on Saturdays. We appreciate your cooperation.
Hiking Trails: There are 15 miles of hiking/biking trails on the park. The park does not allow biking on these trails on Saturdays.
Interpretive Trails: The Lake Placid Self-Interpretive Nature Trail is a 1.2-mile loop trail for hiking only.
Biking Trails: There are 15 miles of hiking/biking trails on the park. Biking is not allowed on any of the trails on Saturdays.
Camping Information: 39 sites are paved, 13 of which offer tent pads. Each site has individual water and electrical hookups. Some sites accommodate RVs up to 40 feet, others up to 35 feet. The campground is convenient to restroom facilities with hot showers.
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