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POINSETT, SC

Poinsett State Park is 1000 acres located on the "High Hills of Santee," and the fall line of the Upper Coastal Plain. Poinsett has a variety of habitats including swamps, sand hills, mountain-like bluffs and hardwood forests. Built by the CCC in the early 1930's, the park'...
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Max reservation window: Sun Sep 20 2015   Later Dates

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Check-in for campsites is 2 PM. Check-out is 12 PM. See Park Ranger after arrival for gate combination and overnight vehicle passes. Set up on assigned campsite only. Pets must be leashed at all times. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. No one under the age of 18 may register or camp without guardian. Please contact the park to reserve ADA (Disabled Access) Standard and Full Service sites. NO pets allowed in cabins or cabin area. All guests arriving for cabin check in after 5PM(est) MUST call park office for after hours check in arrangements.
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 43 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 40 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 31 Pull-Through
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 31 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 41 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 46 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 46 Pull-Through
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 40 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 31 Back-In
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1st Circle Standard Site 6 Accessible 40 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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Camping at Poinsett Rental Cabins at Poinsett The Tea Room Rental Facility
Overview

Description

Poinsett State Park is 1000 acres located on the "High Hills of Santee," and the fall line of the Upper Coastal Plain. Poinsett has a variety of habitats including swamps, sand hills, mountain-like bluffs and hardwood forests. Built by the CCC in the early 1930's, the park's recreational opportunities include cabins, camping, fishing, picnicing, hiking, biking, and equestrian trails.

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Cabin

Thu Oct 23 2014 - Sun Sep 20 2015

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

Meeting Room

Thu Oct 23 2014 - Sun Sep 20 2015

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

Picnic Shelter

Thu Oct 23 2014 - Sun Sep 20 2015

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

Rustic Tent Site

Tue Oct 21 2014 - Sun Sep 20 2015

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

Standard Site

Tue Oct 21 2014 - Sun Sep 20 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
  • Bath House
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Cabins
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Educational Programs
  • Environmental Programs
  • Evening Programs
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Picnicking
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Difficult
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Horseshoes
  • Hot Showers
  • Hunting Birds
  • Hunting Game
  • Information Center
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Interpretive Walks, Guide
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Jogging/Running
  • Junior Ranger Program
  • Kiosk
  • Lake
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Maintenance, Housekeeping
  • Meeting Space
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain/Trail Bicycling
  • Office
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Paddle Boating
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Recycling Station
  • Rent Fishing Equipment
  • Rent Paddle Boat
  • Rental, Boat, Pedal
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Jon (Paddle)
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait and Tackle
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Soda Pop
  • Stargazing
  • Stove, Electric
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - Lake
  • Toilet, Accessible
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Trails, All Terrain/Ohv
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Hunting
Less Than 5 Miles
  • Churches
Less Than 10 Miles
  • Emergency Services
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Newspapers
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • Town
Less Than 20 Miles
  • Area Attraction
  • Dining
  • Grocery Store
  • Hospital
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Mall/Stores/Specialty Shops
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Restaurant
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
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Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.80361, -80.53417
33°48'13"N, 80°32'3"W

Poinsett State Park is located off of SC Hwy 261, 18 miles southwest of Sumter near the town of Wedgefield.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

POINSETT
6660 Poinsett Park Road
Wedgefield  SC  29168

Phone Number:

Information:  (803)494-8177
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