Givhans Ferry State Park
Courtney B.
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2020

A nice place for river tubing enthusiasts

We spent a lovely weekend at Givhans State Park. It's definitely a small park, and its big draw is its location on the Edisto River, with lovely river-tubing to boot. 

We stayed in the tent sites, which have water and electricity at each site. There is a central parking area, and then you must carry in your stuff to your site. Ours, T-28, was one of the first, and from the closest parking spot, it was 200 steps along flat ground (just to give you an idea). 

The tent sites are right behind the only public restroom, which means that the restroom gets filthy after a day of the river-goers going in and out. There is only an outdoor shower. You can walk into the RV loop to get a larger, cleaner, and more private restroom with showers. 

The only trash dump we could find (apart from the small cans in the restrooms) is located just off the entrance of the park. The park has a strong WiFi signal at the main house/office, but the rest of the park doesn't get WiFi and barely any cell service. The staff keeps the park clean and it's very pleasant, especially on weekdays! Don't forget the bug spray! And steer clear of the poison ivy, which is everywhere.

  • the tent sites
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  • the beautiful Edisto River on a peaceful Monday morning
  • the one place you can get WiFi
  • playground & public restroom
  • tent sites parking area
  • site T-26
  • site T-28
  • the lay of the land at Givhans Ferry
  • the RV sites
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SiteT-28
Month of VisitAugust