Baker Creek State Park

Quick Facts

Baker Creek State Park

South Carolina

(864) 443-2457

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Things To Do


The Baker Creek State Park is found on the shore of Lake Thurmond, is the perfect place to enjoy a long, relaxing camping trip with the family or to just take a swim. Whether you want to enjoy the surf or just bask in the sun, this is the place for you! Baker Creek is famous not only for its superb campgrounds and lake access, but also for its 10-mile long mountain bike trail. Riders can test their skills on the rugged trail while soaking in the gorgeous surrounding pine forest. Wildlife observation is also a favorite pastime in this Park. Animals of all kinds make their homes here, including waterfowl, wild turkeys, deer and squirrels. Large groups of guests can gather under the Park's large lakefront pavilion. Just a short drive away is the Hickory Knob State Resort Park, which has a golf course and restaurant. This Park makes for a wonderful place for guests to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Make the Baker Creek State Park your next getaway!

Map of Baker Creek (SC)

Latitude, Longitude: 33.893534, -82.345306



  • Bicycling

    Mountain biking trail available.

  • Camping

    RV and Tent Camping available. Call 866-345-7275 for reservations.

  • Golfing

    Gold resort nearby.

  • Water Sports

    Fishermen will find species such as bass, crappie, catfish, bream and striper. Valid South Carolina fishing license required.


Office Hours run from 11am-noon. Days and Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm.. (extended to 9:00 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time).



From McCormick: Take US 378 W for 3 miles, take a right at the park sign, go 1 mile, then take a left at the park entrance.

Phone Numbers


(864) 443-2457

Campground reservations

(866) 345-7275