Firewood Alert: Because of the seriousness of a potential infestation from the Emerald Ash Borer, we are requesting that no firewood be brought into South Carolina State Parks from outside of the state.

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a destructive invasive exotic beetle that feeds on ash trees. Park campgrounds and picnic areas are the most likely areas for EAB introduction into South Carolina. We appreciate your help in protecting the natural resources of South Carolina and our State Park System.


AIKEN, SC

Built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps, this 1,067-acre park is located on the South Fork of the Edisto River and is made up of a combination of river swamp, bottomland hardwood forest and dry sandhill pine forest. The park offers many activities from birding,...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Jun 30 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
Once the park closes, campers will need to have the gate lock combination to enter park. No one under the age of 18 can register or reserve a campsite. Must have a valid drivers license to register for site. Campers under 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 or older. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Pets must be leashed at all times. Please contact the park to reserve ADA (Disabled Access) Standard and Full Service sites.
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Campground Standard Site 6 35 Back-In
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Campground Standard Site 6 25 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 30 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 55 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 50 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 60 Pull-Through
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Campground Standard Site 6 25 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 55 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 40 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 35 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 35 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 40 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 35 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 30 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 35 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 40 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 55 Pull-Through
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Fish Lake Picnic Shelter 50
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Main Day Use Picnic Pad 6
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

Built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps, this 1,067-acre park is located on the South Fork of the Edisto River and is made up of a combination of river swamp, bottomland hardwood forest and dry sandhill pine forest. The park offers many activities from birding, hiking, picnicing, camping to meandering down the Edisto in a canoe or kayak.

Booking Window

Picnic Pad

Thu Jul 31 2014 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Picnic Shelter

Sat Aug 02 2014 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Standard Site

Thu Jul 31 2014 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Admin Service, Faxing
  • Ball Field
  • Bath House
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fishing River
  • Grills
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kayaking
  • Kiosk
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Paddle Boating
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Programs, Nature
  • Ranger Station
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Jon (Paddle)
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Drinks
  • River
  • Shelters
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Access, River / Stream
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 10 Miles
  • Churches
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Grocery Store
  • Newspapers
  • Winery Tours
Less Than 20 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Art & Museum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Car Rentals
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Dining
  • Emergency Services
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hospital
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Mall/Stores/Specialty Shops
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
  • Town
Greater Than 20 Miles
  • Cabins
  • Historic Sites
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Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.55, -81.48972
33°33'0"N, 81°29'23"W

Aiken State Natural Area is 16 miles east of Aiken off US 78 or off 302 from Columbia. From Hwy 302, turn onto Mackney Scott Road and follow signs for the park. From Hwy 78, turn onto State Park Road and follow park signs.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

AIKEN
1145 State Park Rd
Windsor  SC  29856

Phone Number:

Information:  (803)649-2857
Additional Information