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Places to Camp near Winnsboro, SC

338 Reviews

Looking for the best campgrounds near Winnsboro, SC? There are tons of hikes and other fun activities to partake in, as well as sights to see and explore. You're sure to find the perfect spot for your South Carolina camping adventure.

Best Camping Sites Near Winnsboro, SC (63)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Dreher Island State Park

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    Dreher Island State Park

    43 Reviews
    214 Photos
    271 Saves
    Chapin, South Carolina
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
  2. Camper-submitted photo from Sesquicentennial State Park

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    Sesquicentennial State Park

    28 Reviews
    75 Photos
    108 Saves
    State Park, South Carolina

    Camping Information: Each site is packed sand and has individual water and 30 amp electrical hookups. 17 sites accommodate RV's up to 35 feet, others up to 30 feet. 14 sites are pull through. The campground is convenient to restroom facilities with hot showers.

    Nine sites are newly-improved. Amenities include: a large, level parking area, a campfire ring with grill and a lantern hook.

    Four sites are equipped with tent pads. These pads provide a sand surface and can accommodate tents up to 10 x 10 ft.

    Loop 1 is closed seasonally. Loop 2 is open year round.

    Primitive Group Area: A primitive group camping area is ideal for organized groups up to 50 people. (An organized group is defined as a group that holds regular meetings and has a lead officer or elected/appointed officials.) Central water is available. Walking distant to restrooms. Showers not available.

    Reservations are accepted. To make a primitive group camping reservation, contact the park directly. Minimum rate is $11-13.50 which allows up to 10 campers. The rate increases by $5-6.25 increments for each additional five campers up to a total of fifty campers.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Lake Wateree State Park

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    Lake Wateree State Park

    16 Reviews
    31 Photos
    99 Saves
    Great Falls, South Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Chester State Park

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    Chester State Park

    10 Reviews
    24 Photos
    47 Saves
    Chester, South Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Longleaf Campground — Congaree National Park

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    Longleaf Campground — Congaree National Park

    27 Reviews
    93 Photos
    178 Saves
    Gadsden, South Carolina

    Overview

    Longleaf and Bluff campgrounds are located above the floodplain in the upland region of Congaree National Park. Many of the park trails can be accessed from the campgrounds.

    Recreation

    At this time, the park's front & backcountry areas are open, including all hiking trails, Boardwalk Trail, restrooms, picnic shelter, Cedar Creek Canoe Trail & canoe landings. The western leg the Weston Lake Loop Trail remains closed. An outdoor visitor contact station is open from 9:00 to 1:00 daily, and maps and information are available outside of the Visitor Center 24/7. Please check out website for updates, as well as current conditions at the park.

    Congaree National Park offers a wide range of opportunities to explore and experience the great outdoors. Many miles of hiking trails can be found in the park ranging from easy to moderately strenuous. Old growth forests, teeming with wildlife can be accessed by park trails or by exploring the many miles of waterways in a canoe or kayak. Interpretive programs including guided hikes, canoe tours and special ranger-led programs are offered throughout the year.

    Facilities

    At this time, all sites at the Bluff Campground and select individual and group sites are available at the Longleaf Campground. Those wishing to camp at the park and who are prepared for primitive camping in the Congaree Wilderness can learn more about this type of camping and how to obtain a permit on the Backcountry Camping page on our official website.

    The campgrounds accommodate tents only and are primitive with no electrical hookups or access for RVs. Picnic tables and fire rings are provided. Water is not available at either location. Water is available 24 hours a day at filling stations located at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center

    Longleaf Campground has two vault toilets located at the entrance of the campground.

    Bluff Campground is a one mile hike from the registration station and does not have have restroom facilities.

    Natural Features

    The campgrounds are located in a spectacular wooded setting, nestled in the upland pine forests of Congaree National Park.

    Nearby Attractions

    Congaree National Park is located near many attractions including state parks, forests and parks. The city of Columbia is a short drive from the park and offers access to many attractions including museums, city parks and shopping.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents

    $5 - $20 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Broad River Campgound

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    Broad River Campgound

    4 Reviews
    21 Photos
    23 Saves
    Chapin, South Carolina

    Broad River Campground and RV Park is conveniently located 20 minutes from downtown Columbia and 15 miles from Interstate 20 & 26. We are Exit #85 off Interstate 26, located next to Lake Monticello and only minutes from Lake Murray. We offer full hookups, 30 & 50 amp, for every size RV. Not to mention open spaces for that magnificent view.

    Broad River Campground and RV Park is located just 6 miles south of Plant V.C. Summer on HWY 215. Our location gives it all to you with a very short drive to and from work. We are conveniently located 6 miles from V.C. Summer and only 20 minutes from Columbia, Irmo and Chapin. If you want the best, come see us at Broad River Campground and RV Park! We are South Carolina’s favorite RV park and campground with a southern charm.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Cane Creek Park

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    Cane Creek Park

    23 Reviews
    46 Photos
    133 Saves
    Mineral Springs, North Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  8. Camper-submitted photo from Alston Trailhead

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    Alston Trailhead

    4 Reviews
    5 Photos
    67 Saves
    Chapin, South Carolina

    The Alston trailhead park provides parking, picnicking, camping, and canoe access on the Broad River. 3 night maximum for camping.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
  9. Camper-submitted photo from Andrew Jackson State Park

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    Andrew Jackson State Park

    12 Reviews
    15 Photos
    45 Saves
    Lancaster, South Carolina
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $40 - $50 / night

  10. Camper-submitted photo from Brick House Campground

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    Brick House Campground

    15 Reviews
    44 Photos
    78 Saves
    Kinards, South Carolina

    Brick House offers year-round access to 21 campsites campground. All sites have some shade throughout the day. The campground has a gravel road and parking spurs that all vehicles need to be parked on. Campsite parking spurs are level and vary in size and grade. Not all sites can accommodate all vehicles. All sites have a picnic table, fire ring, and a lantern post. Up to two horses per campsite are allowed but need to be highlined or kept in portable corrals. Two, double vault toilet buildings are centrally located at each end of the campground. There is no water, no electrical hookups, and no dump station available. Cell coverage can be spotty. Pets are welcome but must be leashed at all times within the campground.

    Campsites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, and 16 are for reservation only year round through recreation.gov. and have a 14 day stay limit within 30 rolling days.

    Campsites 5, 7, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 are on a first-come, first-serve basis during fall big game deer and spring turkey seasons. These sites are extended stay sites during this time and campers can stay longer than the 14 day stay limit. Campers choose an open site and return to the kiosk and pay with a smart phone and the scan and pay system. Outside of hunting season these sites are available by reservation only.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $5 / night


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