Lake Greenwood State Park, Ninety Six

Lake Greenwood State Park is a state park located near the town of Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina. The 914-acre (3.7 km2) park partially sits on a series of peninsulas on the 11,400-acre (46.1 km2) Lake Greenwood.

The state park sits on land donated in 1938 by Greenwood County and was one of 16 built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in South Carolina. Many of the structures built by the corps are still prominent features at the present day including picnic shelters, a water fountain, a lakeside terrace and a boathouse.

Activities available at the park include picnicking, fishing, boating, hiking and camping.

The John Drummond and Holly Self Drummond Environmental Education Conference Center includes the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, which features interactive exhibits detailing the history and projects of the Civilian Conservation Corps in South Carolina parks. The Conference Center is used for meetings and events.

A half distance Ironman competition is hosted by the park each September.
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  • Let me begin by stating that I am from Charleston. I love the beach. But since we started camping last year I have found a love for this part of the state. Our site was right on the water. It was...  more »
  • This beautiful park has a lovely lake with several trails. One of the main draws to this park is it’s history with the Civilian Conservation Corps. The depression era employment program was...  more »
  • Like a hidden gem it's off the beaten path and never crowded. The sites are very spacious with excellent lakefront sites and most sites are nice and shady. Everything but the dining area is paved and nearly level. Several clean bathhouses so your never very far from one. The staff seems grateful for your visit and very helpful and accommodating.
  • We pulled in our 29ft camper. It was tight getting into our spot( site 32) but not impossible as some other reviews said. A really great view of the lake. Gorgeous sunsets. Roads in the park are in good condition. Boat ramp is excellent. Had no problems with any of the facilities. Park staff were helpful the few times we went to the office. Unlike Santee State park, it is clean and well maintained. NOTE- if you bring a boat, get a site on the sides of campground 1. We had issues with waves from other boats and the weather pushing our boat against the bank. Also, the side facing the boat ramp slopes down to the water for easy access to your boat. Lots of bream and bass.

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