PARKSVILLE, SC

Parksville Recreation Area is a rural park in McCormick County, South Carolina on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. It is located along South Carolina State Highway 28/221 and features 70,000 surface-acres of water and 1,000+ miles of shoreline for boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, ...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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  • Please bring your confirmation letter to the park; it is required for check-in
  • Park hours are 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Shelter must be occupied by 2 p.m.
  • A separate entrance fee of $4 will be charged upon arrival at the park
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited
  • No pets allowed
  • Nets, volleyballs and horseshoes are not provided
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PARK GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC 90 0 Back-In
Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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PARKSVILLE GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC 36
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water
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** 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

Overview

Parksville Recreation Area is a rural park in McCormick County, South Carolina on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. It is located along South Carolina State Highway 28/221 and features 70,000 surface-acres of water and 1,000+ miles of shoreline for boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

Natural Features:

Hot, humid summers and mild, pleasant winters characterize this heavily wooded area on the shore of Thurmond Lake. A mixed pine and hardwood forest covers the site, providing summer shade and fall color. Elevation is 335' above sea level.

Wildlife is abundant around the lake. Visitors regularly see southern bald eagles, osprey, migratory waterfowl, wild turkeys and whitetail deer.

Recreation:

Thurmond Lake provides some of the best fishing, hunting, and water sports in the southeastern United States. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish and striped bass. The large lake offers endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing and swimming opportunities.

Facilities:

Parksville Recreation Area is a wooded day-use area with two group picnic shelters. Site 1 has electrical hookups and can accommodate up to 90 people; Site 2 can accommodate up to 36 people but has no hookups. Amenities include flush toilets, drinking water, a boat ramp, dock, playground and ball field.

Nearby Attractions:

Numerous parks and recreation areas lie around Thurmond Lake, providing additional boating, swimming, hunting, and hiking opportunities. Nearby cities house museums, art galleries, zoos, restaurants, and shopping areas.

The Augusta National Golf Club hosts the Masters Golf Tournament annually the first week of April.

Booking Window

GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC

Mon Aug 04 2014 - Sat Aug 01 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC

Mon Aug 04 2014 - Sat Aug 01 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Flush Toilets
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Swimming
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $50.00
GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $125.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.79389, -82.245
33°47'38"N, 82°14'42"W

Located off SC-28 in Parksville, SC.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

PARKSVILLE
510 CLARKS HILL HIGHWAY
CLARKS HILL  SC  298219701

Phone Number:

Information:  (800)533-3478