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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.


COLLETON, SC

This 35-acre park was originally built as a wayside park in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Campers, fishermen, canoeists and other outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the peaceful and relaxing blackwaters of the Edisto River. Colleton is on a portion of the river that has...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Mar 25 2015   Later Dates

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Tent camping is allowed on all sites. Must be at least 18 years of age to register for camping. All pets must remain on leash. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Quiet hours are from 10PM - 7AM. Please contact the park to reserve ADA (Disabled Access) Standard and Full Service sites.
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Campground Standard Site 6 18 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 30 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 20 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 40 Pull-Through
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Campground Standard Site 6 33 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 40 Pull-Through
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Campground Standard Site 6 33 Back-In
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Campground Standard Site 6 25 Back-In
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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

This 35-acre park was originally built as a wayside park in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Campers, fishermen, canoeists and other outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the peaceful and relaxing blackwaters of the Edisto River. Colleton is on a portion of the river that has been designated as an official canoe and kayak trail.

Booking Window

Picnic Shelter

Mon Apr 28 2014 - Wed Mar 25 2015

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

Standard Site

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Wed Mar 25 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
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Edisto Riverfest
  • Fire Rings
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing River
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Kiosk
  • Maintenance, Housekeeping
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • River
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Stargazing
  • Telephone
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Access, River / Stream
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Dock, Boat
  • Fruit / Produce Picking
  • Ice Sales
  • Kayaking
  • Newspapers
  • Outfitter
  • Propane
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Kayaks
  • Retail, Bait and Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
Less Than 5 Miles
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Dining
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Recycling Station
  • Retail, Snacks
Less Than 20 Miles
  • Cultural Activities
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospital
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Museum
  • Scenic Driving Routes
  • Town
Greater Than 20 Miles
  • Art & Museum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Historic Sites
  • Mall/Stores/Specialty Shops
  • Ocean/Beach Access
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Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
32.88833, -80.71028
32°53'18"N, 80°42'37"W

Colleton State Park is located off I-95, exit 68. Head E. toward Canadys on HWY. 61. Go 3 mi. to Hwy. 15. Take Hwy. 15 N. (left) for .5 mi. The park is on the left.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

COLLETON
147 Wayside Lane
Walterboro SC 29488

Phone Number:

Information: (843)538-8206
Additional Information