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New Ellenton , SOUTH CAROLINA

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Most Recent New Ellenton Camping Reviews
Sites have great size

This is a beautiful place, with great sites, that have a good space between each other, this way you can have some privacy!

Great Camp Ground

Family always enjoys this campground! Beautiful spot, historic and the staff is wonderful.

Something for everyone!

Dreher Island was a great camping location! We stayed at tent sites 1&2 which was kind of like having our own private compound. If coming back again I would book tent sites 1-3 to claim the whole area! Other parts of the campgrounds seemed to be on top of each other and more sloped to access water. Access to the lake was a breeze from the site; easy to walk in the water and to get the kayaks in and out. Fishing was convenient from the shore. Bike riding was also great here although time did not allow for much of that this trip.

If interested in renting kayaks or paddle boards, I highly recommend Paddle South Outfitters. Travis was awesome and delivered kayaks right to the site and picked up too! Super nice guy!

Bathrooms were very clean and not a far walk from the campsite. Would stay beyond 2 nights next trip to explore more.

What a great campground!

The spots were nice, large, most waterfront, with power and water. Definitely a spot I will go back to.

Great place!

Great place for kids and dogs. Most camp spots have a great distance between them for dogs to have space. Also a great place for boaters. We pull out boat right up to the camp spot. We have a truck camper a 3500 ram and our boat trailer on the site with room for two more cars if needed. The bathrooms were nice and clean as well.

Enjoyable spot.

We loved the mountain like setting right on the lake. Large camping areas that are spaced apart nicely. Plenty of lake access for kayaking and boat fishing with boat landing. Not aware of a swimming area. We will revisit.

Great Quiet Campground

We camped here just as the COVID shutdowns were beginning back March. There were only a few campers. We were right on the water. Large clean sites. Great campground. It was a cool early spring evening. We had a nice campfire and enjoyed a nice time.

Wonderful Campground and Park

We camped here back in the spring. Hiked, paddle boated, saw some gators, got some nice photos. Sites were clean, well laid out. It was a fun weekend. Staff was friendly.

Great campsite !

Looked on Dyrt to find a camp ground on the spur of the moment and chose Dreher Island State Park and glad we did! Beautiful view of the lake and very nice and peaceful.

BEST camping experience yet!

Hamilton Branch is amazing! The sites are all lakefront and generously sized. Plenty of paved roads for biking, and kayaking on the lake was absolute perfection! My only regret is not staying longer. Can’t wait for the next trip!