Places to Camp near Pinopolis, SC

Looking for the best campgrounds near Pinopolis, SC? Aside from great camping spots, you'll find hiking and many more outdoor experiences. Thinking of traveling with kids? You're in luck—Pinopolis is surrounded by family-friendly activities. At The Dyrt, campers like you share their favorite spots, plus tips and photos. No matter where you're headed in Pinopolis, you'll find the best spot for you and your camping crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Pinopolis, SC (68)

    Camper-submitted photo from Campground at James Island County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground at James Island County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground at James Island County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground at James Island County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground at James Island County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground at James Island County Park

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    Campground at James Island County Park

    52 Reviews
    69 Photos
    521 Saves
    Folly Beach, South Carolina

    Enjoy the natural beauty of James Island County Park, with year-round fun for the entire family. Just a short drive from downtown Charleston, the 643-acre park offers an abundance of exceptional recreation offerings and natural beauty.

    With the Campground and Cottages at James Island County Park, it has never been more convenient to explore historic Charleston and the Lowcountry. Come discover our history, charm, fine dining, antiques, plantations, parks, and sandy beaches. Just minutes from all of these attractions is your private retreat within the 643-acre James Island County Park.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $35 - $70 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park

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    Cypress View Campground — Santee State Park

    43 Reviews
    153 Photos
    161 Saves
    Elloree, South Carolina

    Cypress View Campground in Santee State Park, South Carolina, is a solid spot for anyone looking to unwind and enjoy nature. Nestled near the town of Santee, this campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of amenities to keep you comfortable.

    The campground is open year-round and features a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. One of the standout features is the beautiful lake, which provides a scenic backdrop for many of the campsites. If you're into fishing, swimming, or just relaxing by the water, you'll find plenty to love here.

    Visitors have noted that the campground is quiet and serene, with sites spaced reasonably far apart. However, don't expect complete privacy as there are no barriers between sites. The camp host is known to be very helpful, and the campground is easy to access from I-95, making it a convenient stop for travelers.

    Amenities include electric hookups, drinking water, showers, and toilets. Pets are welcome, and you can even have a campfire, which adds to the classic camping experience. There's also a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need.

    For those who enjoy hiking and biking, the campground has trails that offer a great way to explore the surrounding area. The lake views are a big hit, and there's a boat dock if you want to get out on the water. Some campers have mentioned that the shower facilities could use a bit of an upgrade, but they are adequate for a short stay.

    Overall, Cypress View Campground offers a relaxing and enjoyable camping experience with plenty of natural beauty and convenient amenities. Whether you're passing through or planning a longer stay, it's a great place to kick back and soak in the outdoors.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Charleston KOA

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    Charleston KOA

    19 Reviews
    9 Photos
    27 Saves
    Goose Creek, South Carolina

    You'll know this campground is special the minute you drive through the entrance. Azaleas, oaks and loblolly pines give a signature touch to its Lowcountry charm. Nearby, the historic Magnolia Plantation and Middleton Place feature beautiful gardens. Beat the summer heat at Whirlin' Waters Adventure Waterpark (located within North Charleston Wannamaker County Park). Attractions abound in lovely Charleston, where horse-drawn carriages clip-clop along the historic harbor. Tour Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown. Watch the skies for military/commercial planes - you might spot a Boeing 747 Dreamlifter. Bring a group - the campground has a great recreation building with a full kitchen and meeting facilities. An exciting addition is the family lodge - a fun home-away-from-home that sleeps up to eight people. Pool: March 15 - October 15. Max pull thru: 70 feet.

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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Santee Lakes KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Santee Lakes KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Santee Lakes KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Santee Lakes KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Santee Lakes KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Santee Lakes KOA

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    Santee Lakes KOA

    26 Reviews
    59 Photos
    122 Saves
    Santee, South Carolina

    Welcome to Santee Lakes KOA, a charming spot nestled near Santee, South Carolina. This campground is open year-round and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. Whether you're here for a quick overnight stay or a longer visit, you'll find plenty to enjoy.

    One of the standout features of Santee Lakes KOA is its beautiful lakeside setting. The campground offers picturesque views of Lake Marion, making it a great spot for fishing, boating, or simply relaxing by the water. Visitors have praised the clean facilities and friendly staff, which can make your stay even more enjoyable.

    For those traveling with pets, you'll be pleased to know that this campground is pet-friendly. There's also a convenient market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need. If you're in the mood for a treat, the campground serves Hunt Brothers pizza, which can be delivered right to your site—perfect for a cozy night in.

    The campground is big-rig friendly, with electric and water hookups available. Some sites are pull-through and relatively level, making setup a breeze. However, be prepared for some tight spots and dirt sites, which are common in the area.

    If you're looking to cool off, there's a nice pool and a lakeside beach area. The campground also features amenities like showers, toilets, and a sanitary dump station, ensuring you have everything you need for a comfortable stay.

    Overall, Santee Lakes KOA offers a relaxing and convenient camping experience with plenty of natural beauty and helpful amenities. Whether you're passing through or planning a longer stay, it's a great place to unwind and enjoy the outdoors.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA

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    Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA

    24 Reviews
    76 Photos
    200 Saves
    Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

    Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA is a gem tucked away near Mt Pleasant, SC. This spot is perfect for those who want a mix of nature and convenience. The campground is open all year and offers a range of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, and cozy cabins.

    One of the standout features here is the lake, which provides a picturesque backdrop for many of the sites. You can enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boating. There's even a dock where you might spot some local wildlife, like alligators. For those traveling with pets, there's a dog park with lake access, so your furry friends can cool off with a swim.

    Families will appreciate the playground and the large pool, which are great for keeping the kids entertained. There's also a free wagon ride to a nearby plantation a couple of times a week, which is a hit with visitors. If you're into hiking, the trails are well-maintained and offer a nice way to explore the area.

    The campground is big rig friendly, making it a breeze for those with larger RVs to navigate and set up. The staff here are known for being friendly and helpful, always ready to assist with anything you might need.

    Nearby, you'll find plenty of dining and shopping options, with restaurants, Target, and Walmart just a short drive away. If you're up for a bit of adventure, the Fun Park next door is a great place to spend an afternoon.

    Overall, Mount Pleasant-Charleston KOA offers a great blend of natural beauty and modern amenities, making it a fantastic choice for your next camping trip.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner
    Camper-submitted photo from Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner

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    Short Stay Navy Outdoor Moncks Corner

    8 Reviews
    9 Photos
    66 Saves
    Pinopolis, South Carolina

    Short Stay Recreational Area offers a beautiful recreation area with year round outdoor activities and recreational lodging. Sitting on fifty five acres, Short Stay offers wonderful views of Lake Moultrie where camping, fishing and a beach offer plenty for the family or group outing. Open to Active Duty Personnel, Retired Military, DOD Civilians and their dependents, this Recreational Area is a great one-day play day or a week long retreat!

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $21 - $630 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Givhans Ferry State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Givhans Ferry State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Givhans Ferry State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Givhans Ferry State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Givhans Ferry State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Givhans Ferry State Park Campground

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    Givhans Ferry State Park Campground

    16 Reviews
    18 Photos
    47 Saves
    Ridgeville, South Carolina

    Welcome to Givhans Ferry State Park Campground, nestled near Ridgeville, SC. This place is a gem for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Open all year round, it offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable.

    The campground features full hook-ups, including electric and water, making it friendly for both RVs and tents. If you're into glamping or prefer a cabin, they've got you covered too. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember, no alcohol is allowed on the premises.

    One of the standout features here is the access to the Edisto River. Whether you're into kayaking, canoeing, or just want to dip your toes in, the river is a fantastic spot to unwind. There's also a short walking trail that runs along the river, perfect for a leisurely stroll.

    Visitors have mentioned the campground's cleanliness and the friendly atmosphere. It's a great place to disconnect, as cell service is pretty limited. Some folks see this as a plus, giving you a real chance to unplug and enjoy nature. However, do bring bug spray; the mosquitoes can be relentless.

    The sites are generally spacious, though some are closer together than others. If you're planning a visit, it's a good idea to make reservations in advance, especially during peak times. The campground can get busy on weekends but tends to be quieter during the week.

    In summary, Givhans Ferry State Park Campground offers a serene environment with essential amenities and beautiful natural surroundings. It's a perfect spot for a weekend getaway or a longer stay to soak in the tranquility of the South Carolina outdoors.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Angels Landing Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Angels Landing Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Angels Landing Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Angels Landing Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Angels Landing Campground

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    Angels Landing Campground

    8 Reviews
    27 Photos
    27 Saves
    Pineville, South Carolina
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    • Reservable
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    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Aire RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Aire RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Aire RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Aire RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Aire RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Aire RV Park

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    Lake Aire RV Park

    19 Reviews
    44 Photos
    71 Saves
    Johns Island, South Carolina

    Charleston is the meeting point for the heartbeat of history in one incredible area. Step into the charm of yesteryear and explore the past or enjoy the quiet serene nature of the park for a time of relaxation.

    Lake Aire offers 35 acres of Charleston charm and is located just 20 minutes from historic downtown Charleston. The Park is an excellent base camp for one-day trips to local plantations, Ft. Sumpter, historic Charleston or Folly Beach. There are many points of interest and incredibly interesting attractions in the lovely Charleston area. You could spend several weeks exploring all the flavor and history that is Charleston.

    Here are some of our favorite attractions: Downtown Charleston, The Charleston City Market, Fort Sumpter, Charles Towne Landing, Charleston Aquarium, Patriot’s Point, Magnolia Plantation, Middletown Place, Edisto Beach, Folly Beach, Angel Oak, Caw Caw Interpretive Center & Events.

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    Camper-submitted photo from Military Park Joint Base Charleston Outdoor Recreation Center
    Camper-submitted photo from Military Park Joint Base Charleston Outdoor Recreation Center
    Camper-submitted photo from Military Park Joint Base Charleston Outdoor Recreation Center
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    Camper-submitted photo from Military Park Joint Base Charleston Outdoor Recreation Center
    Camper-submitted photo from Military Park Joint Base Charleston Outdoor Recreation Center
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Pinopolis, SC?

According to TheDyrt.com, Pinopolis, SC offers a wide range of camping options, with 68 campgrounds and RV parks near Pinopolis, SC and 4 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Pinopolis, SC?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Pinopolis, SC is Campground at James Island County Park with a 4.7-star rating from 52 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Pinopolis, SC?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 4 free dispersed camping spots near Pinopolis, SC.

What parks are near Pinopolis, SC?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 4 parks near Pinopolis, SC that allow camping, notably Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests and J. Strom Thurmond Lake.