Whether you are looking for a camping retreat or trying to hook some catfish at the lake, South Carolina state parks are the perfect place to get the outdoor recreation you are looking for. There are 47 state parks in South Carolina that protect over 75,000 acres of sensitive, historically significant natural lands. With this many options, there are South Carolina parks available for every type of outdoor adventure.
From the ocean views and maritime forests at Myrtle Beach State Park to the lighthouse on Hunting Island, South Carolina state parks are full of beautiful natural landscapes, historic landmarks and diverse wildlife. Here are some of our favorite state parks located in South Carolina.