Lake Hartwell State Park

Lake Hartwell State Park

Located in Oconee County, SC.

19138-A Highway 11 South
Fair Play, SC 29643



Official web site for Lake Hartwell State Park

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Conveniently located just off Interstate 85 near the South Carolina Welcome Center, this area includes a great deal of shoreline along Lake Hartwell. In addition, you will find a park store, hiking trails, campgrounds, and some one-room camper cabins. Fishing is very popular here. The visitor center includes a collection of mounted animals and a fish tank.

Note that this park was formerly known as the “Lake Hartwell State Recreation Area”.

Features and Facilities

Water Features

Public Restrooms

  • Yes

Dogs Allowed

  • Yes (but not in the cabins)

Hours of Operation

  • Daylight hours

Admission or Parking Fee

  • Children and Youth (ages 0 - 15), Free
  • Adults, $2.00
  • United States senior citizens, $1.25

Camping Fee

  • $12.00-$19.00 per campsite per night

Facility Rental

  • The picnic shelter is ideal for groups of up to 75 people. To make a reservation, call 866-345-PARK.

How to Get There

  • Located on the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway (SC #11), just north of I-85 exit #1.

Latitude 34.48798, Longitude -83.03152 [PK394]

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