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Hickory Knob State Resort Park

4 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

This recreation area is part of J. Strom Thurmond Lake

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    Park next to your campsite

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 30 ft.


4 Reviews of Hickory Knob State Resort Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Stuart K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2021

Lakeside Perfection

If you are looking for a near perfect lakeside camping experience in the low country here in South Carolina, than you may have just found the perfect getaway!  Tucked away from main roads and a solid 20 minute drive from the nearest traces of civilization (McCormick), than Hickory Knob State Park…

  • It's a Barn.  I know that, well, because 'The Barn' is written on the side of it.  But that's about all I know.  There's nothing I found that explained why this barn greets you upon entering the park!  Looks like it could be a lot of fun though.
  • Here's one of many perfect spots at this state park - any closer and you would be swimming in the lake!
  • #8 offers another perfect bit of seclusion
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Bill C.
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2020

First time visit and love the bonus we found.

First time visit to Hickory Knob camping. Check in was easy and staff were nice and helpful. The camp store has most of your camping needs and other items. Bathhouse is clean and well stocked with toilet paper. There are no paper towels or a air blower for washing your hands. Our site was for the…

  • Thanks for the steps someone made
  • Our bonus swim spot.
  • A tree below the ground
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c K.
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2018


Clark’s Hill is a Great Lake! HK is an OK park. It does have a nIce golf course and skeet shooting, kayak rentals, cabins, a restaurant and a pool. The campsites are nice enough. but. The entire park sits on a mound of ants. ants everywhere. ants of all varieties. And most of the lake access is…

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Hickory Knob State Resort Park is located in South Carolina


From McCormick: Take Hwy 378 West and drive 6 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 7. Drive 2 mi and turn left at the park entrance. Continue for 3 mi to park lodge.


1591 Resort Dr
McCormick, SC 29835


33.88200002 N
82.41100028 W

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About This Campground

This recreation area is part of J. Strom Thurmond Lake

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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