Colleton State Park

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Colleton State Park

South Carolina

(843) 538-8206

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Overview

Colleton State Park is the perfect spot for paddlers of all levels-whether experienced or in family groups. Guests can enjoy the surrounding scenery by taking a stroll along the Cypress Swamp Nature Trail. Also, guests can camp in either tents or RVs. The Colleton State Park is a great place to play baseball as it hosts a ball field. Various picnic sites are also available to guests and provide great access to the Edisto River. The younger ones can also enjoy a playground, but that's not all! The State Park is found close to I-95 along the Edisto, one of the longest backwater rivers in the country. Because of this river, it also makes for a great place for visitors to enjoy canoeing and/or kayaking. The "Edisto Riverfest" also attracts visitors every June. This Park can also make for a great pit stop for guests on their way to the South Carolina coast.

Map of Colleton (SC)

Latitude, Longitude: 32.909053, -80.655963

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Activities

  • Boating

    Access on the Edisto River is available at a drop off area. A boat ramp is 1/4 mile from park. A canoe trail between Colleton and Givhans Ferry is 23 miles by river and 15 miles by highway. Seven to nine hours paddling time is required for the full distance depending on current.

  • Camping

    Tent and RV camping available. To make a camping reservation, call 1-866-345-PARK. Note: Camping reservations must be made for at least 2 nights. You must make a reservation request directly through the park if you request less than 1 day before check-in.

  • Fishing

    Enjoy fishing in the Edisto River for bream, redbreast and catfish. A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.

  • Hiking

    The Cypress Swamp Trail is a 0.3-mile self-interpretive walking trail.

  • Picnicking

    A picnic shelter can be reserved, the shelter will seat up to 38 people. If the shelter is not reserved, guests may use it on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge.

Seasonality/Weather

Office Hours run from 11am-noon; Days and Hours of Operation run from Mon-Sun 9am-6pm (extended to 9pm during Daylight Savings Time)

Directions

Driving

From I-95: Take exit 68. go E. toward Charleston/Canadys on Hwy. 61. Go 3 mi. to Hwy. 15. Take Hwy. 15 N. (left) for .5 mi. The park is on the left.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(843) 538-8206

Campground reservations

(866) 345-7275

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