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Lake Wateree State Park

743 State Park Rd, Winnsboro, SC 29180-5937
+1 803-482-6401
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Frequent visitor

Love going to the state park, go frequently as we live near there. Good when your out boating and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Lake

We had a blast at the state park campground. Bath house was very clean. Great boat ramp. Caught... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cayce, South Carolina
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“boat ramp” (4 reviews)
“fishing” (9 reviews)
“camping” (7 reviews)
743 State Park Rd, Winnsboro, SC 29180-5937
+1 803-482-6401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going to the state park, go frequently as we live near there. Good when your out boating and need drink, snack and

Thank Frarie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast at the state park campground. Bath house was very clean. Great boat ramp. Caught nice size cat fish on the lake. We had a blast.

Thank Tadtimmons
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here before and I always have a great time. The lake is not that deep and catching fish without a boat is easy.

Thank Ben J
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This was our first visit to this campground. (but not our last) All the campsites were well maintained, the restrooms were clean. All the staff was courteous and professional. A special thanks to the campground hosts, Jimmy and Ethel, they treated everybody like family, and...More

Thank Kenneth N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a very large lake, and it's just beautiful. Easily accessible from Camden or Columbia, this is one of the prettiest state parks in South Carolina.

1  Thank gaminwoman
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

For a state park, this is probably one of the nicest in South Carolina. We stayed in site 29 and it was beautiful. Saw some snow and the power went out early Sunday morning, other than that great family park. Great for fishing or just...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the State Park as our starting point to launch our boat. Lake Wateree has two decent boat ramps, a dock and gas pumps. There is ample parking for trucks and boat trailers. One of the first things that hits you is the fresh...More

Thank RoamingFam87
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I almost hate to share the secret of Lake Wateree State Park. Great place for camping and fishing. Excellent staff! Park Rangers are very friendly and helpful. They have an adequately stocked store for things you forgot. Boating (power or paddle) is key to really...More

2  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This park would be perfect if you have a boat. The lake was beautiful. We will definitely have to return for a camping trip and enjoy a day on the lake and some fishing. The park also had a nice playground for the kids.

1  Thank munchkinmin
Reviewed 1 June 2016

What a great state park. There is an easy, short trail that offers spectacular, tranquil views of the un-commercialized lake. A short ride from Columbia, this park is a great place to have a picnic, grill out with friends, or even swim off the beach!...More

1  Thank Colarestaurantfan
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
So say if I wanted to come today I can't just go there and pay and go in I would haft to wait mouths ??
4 June 2016|
Response from ghspres | Property representative |
Our daily admission to visit the park is $2 per adult. We are open everyday from 7am to dark. For camping our rates are usually around $25 depending on the site and are reservable. If we have any sites available they may be... More
How clean are the bathrooms?
31 May 2016|
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Response from ghspres | Property representative |
We love our bathrooms at Lake Wateree State Park! We just opened a remodeled bathroom in the campground this Easter. We have plans to hopefully remodel the other restroom in the campground this winter. We clean our bathrooms... More