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Modoc

3 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

Modoc Campground is a popular park on J. Strom Thurmond Lake, just 5 miles from the Thurmond Visitor Center and Dam. The 70,000 acre lake and its 1,000+ miles of shoreline provide excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

Recreation

Thurmond Lake…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

3 Reviews of Modoc

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 2
PattieL
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

Excellent Camping Sites & Scenery

This is a federal campground on which sites are spread out. The roads are paved throughout, but the campsites are gravel. The roads are great for bike riding and walking. Sites have electricity and water. Bath houses are older but clean. Wildlife live in the woods around the sites. I've seen…

  • Shoreline at Lake Thurmond
  • Sunset at Lake Thurmond
Site29 & 20
Month of VisitOctober
Amelia F.
Reviewed May. 23, 2021

Beautiful but horrible

Absolutely the worst camping experience we have ever had! We have camped all over this beautiful country in all types of campgrounds from ones with full services to dispersed/primitive areas and everything in between and have never experienced such horrible conditions and staff. The couple that…

Site48
Month of VisitJune
J
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2020

Excellent and then some!!

Didn’t know exactly what to expect but Wen were definitely pleasantly surprised. Many beautiful lakefront spots to choose from.

Location

Modoc is located in South Carolina

Directions

From I-20, take Exit 200 (River Watch Parkway). Turn right, drive 2 miles to Furys Ferry Road (HWY 28 West). Turn right, drive 13 miles to Clarks Hill, SC. Continue northwest on HWY 221 for approximately 4 miles to campground entrance.

Coordinates

33.71916642 N
82.22416697 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Modoc Campground is a popular park on J. Strom Thurmond Lake, just 5 miles from the Thurmond Visitor Center and Dam. The 70,000 acre lake and its 1,000+ miles of shoreline provide excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

Recreation

Thurmond Lake provides some of the best fishing, hunting and water sports in the southeastern United States. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish and striped bass. The large lake offers endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing and swimming opportunities.

Facilities

This campground, made up of two peninsulas, contains 68 sites with electrical hookups and 1 primitive site.

Each peninsula has a boat ramp, playground, hiking trail and beautiful views of the lake. Other amenities include flush and vault toilets, drinking water, showers, laundry facilities and a dump station.

A picnic shelter is available on a first come, first served basis.

Natural Features

Hot, humid summers and mild, pleasant winters characterize this heavily wooded area on the shore of Thurmond Lake. A mixed pine and hardwood forest covers the site, providing summer shade and fall color.

Wildlife is abundant around the lake. Visitors regularly see southern bald eagles, migratory waterfowl, wild turkeys and whitetail deer.

Nearby Attractions

Numerous parks and recreation areas lie around Thurmond Lake, providing additional boating, swimming, hunting and hiking opportunities. Nearby cities house museums, art galleries, zoos, restaurants, and shopping areas.

The Augusta National Golf Club hosts the Masters Golf Tournament annually the first week of April.

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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