Tent Sites
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
About Parson's Mountain Lake Campground

Parson’s Mountain Recreation Area is located in the northern portion of the Long Cane Ranger District. It features a 28-acre man-made lake next to a 23-site campground. The area offers relaxation and solitude as well as easy access to a variety of recreation activities. Highlights include an accessible picnic area. The day use area was designed with an earthen pier, a pedestrian bridge and a boat ramp for non-motorized boats. The Parson’s Mountain Lake Trail and Parson’s Mountain Tower Trail incorporate the upstate’s rich history and diverse wildlife habitat.

Fee Info
$3 day use fee per vehicle $7 per campsite per night. Self-serve fee station.
Reservation Info
Campsites are first come-first served.
USDA Forest Service
Drive In
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Picnic Table
Not Reservable
Trash Available
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Parson's Mountain Lake Campground is located in Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests in South Carolina
34.0999 N
-82.354 W
Get Directions
From Anderson, travel south on Hwy 28 to the four way stop in Abbeville. Turn right and travel 3.3 miles to the intersection of Hwy 28 and Hwy 72. Continue on Hwy 28 for 2.1 miles.Turn left onto Parson’s Mtn. Road (S 1-251) and travel for 1.5 miles. Entrance is on the right.
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