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TWIN LAKES (SC), SC

Photo: TWIN LAKES (SC)
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Located at Hartwell Lake, one of the southeast's largest and most popular public recreation areas, Twin Lakes is a spacious waterfront campground.

Twin Lakes boasts sweeping views of the nearly 56,000 acres of water that comprise Hartwell Lake, and 89 of the 102 available campsites are waterfront, providing campers with breathtaking views and easy access to the lake.

Natural Features:

Hartwell Lake is a man-made lake bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers. The dam and lake area boasts nine campgrounds and 15 day-use facilities that are operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

The Hartwell Project was originally authorized for hydro power, flood control and navigation. Later, recreation, water quality, water supply and fish and wildlife management were added.

Surrounding vegetation allows for plenty of shade, and the 962 miles of shoreline provide numerous swimming beaches, picnic areas and boat ramps.

Recreation:

Boating and water sports top the list of popular activities. A boat ramp is provided for easy lake access.

With multiple trails snaking throughout the shoreline area, hiking and biking are also popular pastimes.

Facilities:

Twin Lakes offers sites complete with electric and water hookups, flush toilets, drinking water and showers, creating a convenient camping experience. A boat ramp, picnic shelters and playground help campers enjoy the great outdoors.

Nearby Attractions:

Twin Lakes is located just five miles from Clemson, South Carolina and Clemson University, offering additional tourism opportunities, along with grocery stores, gas stations and restaurants.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Host
  • Marina
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water Activities
Know Before You Go
  • Motorized recreational vehicles are not permitted
  • One wheeled camper is permitted per site
  • Learn more about camping at Hartwell Lake

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.62806, -82.86556
34°37'41"N, 82°51'56"W

Take Interstate 85 to exit 14 and merge onto Highway 187. After passing Clemson Research Center, turn left onto Fants Grove Road and follow directional signs to the park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TWIN LAKES (SC)
140 WINNEBAGO TRAIL
PENDLETON SC 29670

Phone Number:

Information: (888)893-0678