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SPRINGFIELD, SC

part ofHartwell Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: SPRINGFIELD
Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Springfield Campground is located on the shore of Hartwell Lake in South Carolina.

Spanning parts of South Carolina and Georgia, Hartwell Lake is one of the largest and most visited public recreation lakes in the Southeast. It comprises nearly 56,000 acres of water and has a shoreline of 962 miles.

Natural Features:

The lake shore is thickly forested with mostly pine, and the lake itself is large with many inlets and coves to explore.

Numerous species of birds call this area home, including waterfowl, shorebirds, woodland birds and even the occasional peregrine falcon and bald eagle.

Recreation:

Fishing is one of the most popular activities at the lake. Sought-after species include largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish, striped bass and hybrid bass.

The lake appeals to boaters of all kinds, whether their specialty is canoeing, sailing or motor boating. Coves and areas of quiet water provide water skiers with excellent surfaces.

Swimmers will find sand beaches and designated swim areas along the shoreline.

Facilities:

This facility offers 79 campsites, 75 of which are waterfront. All sites 50-amp electrical hookups and water. Other amenities include a playground, swimming beach and dump station.

Nearby Attractions:

The campground is a short drive away from Clemson, South Carolina and Clemson University, offering additional tourism opportunities, along with grocery stores, gas stations and restaurants.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Beach Access
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • Entrance gate opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m.
  • One RV per site
  • Off-road vehicles not permitted
  • Learn more about camping at Hartwell Lake

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.44639, -82.82167
34°26'47"N, 82°49'18"W

From Interstate 85 in South Carolina, take exit 11 onto Highway 187 south. Turn on Providence Church Road and follow signs to the park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SPRINGFIELD
1915 PROVIDENCE CHURCH ROAD
ANDERSON SC 29625

Phone Number:

Information: (888)893-0678
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