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Nice large sites close to the beach

Don’t confuse this campground with Hunting Island (many people do). Although expensive, the sites here are very generous in size. Sites on the outside of the loop have more privacy (sites 1-33 have trees behind them for even more privacy). 

The restrooms and showers are clean. 

There are multiple access points to a very walkable or runnable beach. No bike rentals on-site but there is a local bike shop that will deliver to your site. Tours of Atalaya available plus other programs (although we didn’t take advantage of these). There is a large store with many souvenirs along with general necessities. If you order three or more bundles of firewood, they will deliver to your site. 

It would have been nice to have a utility sink to wash dishes in as there are in other state parks. Also, like all other South Carolina state parks, alcohol is prohibited.

Although I usually take many photos at our campgrounds, for some reason, I didn't here!

Great experience!

I have loved staying at swamp fox camp ground. We stayed for a few months and have adored all the people here. Especially the ones who work here. Always kept clean and friendly.


Great campground plenty of big spots but very busy in the heat of the summer

Family Friendly

Been to this Campground as a child and now visiting as an adult with my child. Family friendly and very helpful staff. Plenty to do for all ages. Only downfall is so many golf carts and the amount of young teens riding around in the evening 9-10 pm or later with music loud. Will definitely be going back for future beach visits

Great summer campground

My family has been camping here for many years. We always enjoy our time @ Ocean Lakes!

Beautiful with wildlife

Bald eagles,owls,otter, fish. It's beautiful

Great little place

Nothing to do here but camp and enjoy the day. They will have a beautiful when it fills up. Good hiking trails


Huntington Beach State Park is beautiful and basically being across the road from Brookgreen Gardens just adds to the beauty.  Have had the opportunity to camp here twice.  Not much privacy between sites but the park is nice.  The birding and wildlife are amazing, especially when you consider how close you are to the rambunctiousness of Myrtle Beach.  Needs to be on your list.


Beautiful campground. Lovely ocean beach, fishing pier, and playground. Very clean, wonderful staff.

One of my favs in South Csrolina

Literally by the beach. Clean, friendly staff, near great low country restaurants. The old Atalaya home site is there to tour.  Brookgreen Gardens is across the Highway.

Family camping

Stayed during off season, great price and not crowded

Great State Park

We stayed in the newer South campground, great for big rigs. Easy access to beach!

Pros and cons

Pros- Friendly and helpful staff everywhere. Our sand and grass lot was level. We had nice neighbors all around us. Our family loved the pool and the kiddos couldn’t get enough of the pirate themed water park and lazy river. They have a well stocked store. A restaurant and game room. A food truck was also available daily. Easy access to the beach. The bathhouse was clean, well stocked and climate controlled.

Cons- We were all packed in snug like sardines. Traffic is busy always.

Great stay

Lots of amenities- once you’re set up you’d never need to leave. Beautiful pool, clean climate controlled bath houses, beautiful beach access!


Our go to place! Have been there all seasons and it never disappoints. Right on the beach. If you stay 6 they have you 7th day free.


Excellent staff and facility. Five stars

Very nice

The place is very nice. We go every summer for a week but it seems like each year it falls a little more and more. The security are very serious about their job and almost had to show proof to a security guard that we were in the right spot while trying to back in. Sites are close but to be expected on the beach. Nice pool features with the pirate ship and lazy river. The beach is full but never packed. Lots of extras to do.

Awesome family campground

We loved camping here. We rented a golf cart and never left the campground. Great lazy river, water splash zone, store and snack area. Really big shaded lot in the K area that was close to everything.

Not overly impressed

Unsure how we felt about this place had to walk so far to get to anything

Awesome beach campground

We had a great time here at the beach and fishing the lazy river was a plus!!!!


This campground was ok. If you like crowded, un-level, brownish water, and just no sense of relaxation, then this is the place for you. The place is packed. Great for the kids, because there is a ton of stuff for them to do. There is no time for a parent to catch their breath. Fireworks are shot off until 11pm or later every night. My campsite was very un-level. I about couldn’t reach the first step getting into my camper. The water hookup produced a discolored water that had a brownish tint to it. The staff at check in were just trying to herd everyone through like cattle. Didn’t even fix an error on their part when they should have. All in all it was ok. We may or may not go back again.


Friendly staff, clean and relaxed enviroment, easy beach access. Amazing trip, already booked out next trip.

Amazing! Everything is right here.

This place is like a small city! Could stay here  & never have to leave! Good level spots, old shade trees. Laundry & grocery store complete with fishing & souvenirs! Even a post office! Free fresh drinking water, lots of  immaculate showers & bathrooms. Trash pick up at your site! Its own water park & swimming pools. Truly a great vacation place for families . Beach is right there!


For our first time camping in our RV the staff was very friendly and helpful. The crew escorted us to our campsite, made sure we where happy. This was done with anyone who came in to camp.

If you don’t feel like cooking, order their awesome pizza, wings and they will deliver it to you by golf cart.

Our trash was picked up every morning. Campsite, pool and laundry area was kept clean.

We had an awesome view from our campsite of Santee Lake. We definitely will be coming back!

We loved it!

Our family of five was able to do hiking, boating, and geocaching! We love this place so much :-)

Overall experience was great however

The park stipulates 10 mph through park however they allow the golf carts to be driven by 16 year olds/ teenagers and adults to drive faster. The teens have no respect for anyone else 2 people in our group got hit with one. They blast thier music up and down each street after 10pm. After almost getting run over myself by a girl who had no lights on I spoke with one of the 2 security guards that was just sitting parked watching the kids and they said they couldn't do anything about it. I think they should hold the parents/ kids accountable by taking kids off the carts and take the carts to parents to reprimand them and if continue take cart away with no refund. Maybe then the parents will pay attention to what is gping on rather than letting the do what they want.

Top 1% park in the country for a reason

This resort has everything you need if you want to camp next to the ocean. They clean the bathrooms three times a day, they are heated in the winter and a/c in the summer.

Most of the lots are concrete, or you can find some a little cheaper without concrete. They offer water, sewer and 30/50 amp service on every lot. The lots are level and nice.

If you want to rent a house, they have that option as well.

Nice grocery store, walk up window to order food or treats. Nice size laundromat. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Water park with a mat racer slide, tube slide and a lazy river. The kids splash zone is really nice.

Everyone rides golf carts around. Lots of security on staff to keep as many people in line as possible. The nightly golf cart parade on the strip from 7-11 is pretty cool.

Don't like crowds? Go in the off-season. This place has it all!

Large campsite on the beach

We stayed in June it was very hot and humid in the campground and the trails to the beach were infested with huge mosquitos. But once it opened up to the beach it was awesome. It rained a lot and the north campground we stayed in flooded and pretty much stayed underwater that entire week. Next time we will stay in the smaller south campground with full hookups.

Fun campground for kids

This a a busy campground that is fun for the whole family. They have food trucks that serve really good BBQ. Pools indoors an out. Beach access mini golf. Ice cream shop. You can rent golf carts. They have great fishing ponds. I do wish they could get the sand spurs on the sites under control. Bathhouses are new and clean. We like going here in the off season when it’s not so crowded.

Lovely stay

Lovely campground, the office workers are very friendly. There are a few full timers there who are always friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this RV park.