Heading to Questival in Charleston, SC and want to camp? We put together this list of popular campsites nearby.

Where to Camp Near Questival Charleston

Questival Charleston kicks off in Exchange Park. Our campground recommendations start with top campgrounds by camping type, and then list campgrounds from closest to furthest, along with more information below.

Top recommendation for tent campers: Givhans Ferry State Park

Givhans Ferry is the closest campsite to Exchange Park that provides ample room for tent campers. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

Best backup for tent campers: Colleton State Park 

Colleton State Park is a little further than Givhans Ferry, but has more room for tent campers and at a cheaper rate. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

Top recommendation for RVers: James Island County Park

James Island is an RVers dream. While they have tent sites, RVers will far outnumber tenters at this campground. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

1. Givhans Ferry State Park, SC

Distance: 21 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 13 sites are packed gravel while 12 sites are packed sand (Ideal for tent campers).

Cost: $15-$21/site/night

Reservations?: Yes, by phone or online (use above link).

Phone number: (866) 345-PARK ex. 7275

2. James Island County Park, SC

Distance: 22 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: Many (exact number not listed).

Cost: Pull-Thru: $55. Back-In: $48. Water/Electric/Tent: $44. Primitive/Overflow: $27.

Reservations?: Yes, must be made over the phone.

Phone number: (843) 795-4386

3. Colleton State Park, SC

Distance: 36 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 25 standard sites. Primitive Group Area can accommodate groups of up to 50 people.

Cost: Standard sites: $15- $17/site/night.

Reservations?: Accepted but not necessary.

Phone number: (866) 345-PARK

4. Buck Hall Recreation Area, SC

Distance: 44 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: Unclear (exact number not listed). Many.

Cost: Standard sites: $15/site/night for tent camping, $20 per RV site.

Reservations?: Yes, mandatory via phone or online (link above).

Phone number: (877) 444-6777

5. Edisto Beach State Park, SC

Image from The Dyrt user Fain H.

Distance: 51 miles

Rating: 5-star. “One of South Carolina’s Most Beautiful Beaches.” Read reviews here.

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 106 drive-in sites and 5 hike-in sites.

Cost: Standard sites: $21-$55 per night

Reservations?: Yes. Reservations requested less than one (1) day in advance of check-in must be made directly through the park.

Phone number: (866) 345-PARK ex. 7275

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