Collins Creek Seasonal Campground is located on the Enoree Ranger District of Sumter National Forest. It's location in the piedmont of South Carolina, Union County, and provides for year round camping opportunities. The campground is surrounded by a mixed pine-hardwood forest with an elevation of approximately 440 feet. Long hot summers and mild winters are the norm for the Enoree Ranger District. Winter temperatures range from low 40's to upper 60's degrees and summer temperatures range from high 80's to high 90's.
Outside of hunting season the campground is available for reservation as a whole for an individual, family, or a group retreat.
Collins Creek Seasonal Camp offers a primitive camp setting with one large campground loop. The road is flat and graveled and is easily traveled. The campground has 36 campsites. Campsites have shady grassy areas and all have a rock or metal fire rings with some having lantern holders. Most all sites will accommodate a variety of camping equipment.
Campground amenities include centrally located water spigots, one outdoor shower with walled privacy blind, and vault toilets. The campground doesn't provide picnic tables, electricity or wifi and cell coverage is sporadic. Trash receptacles are located within the campground.
There is a minimum of one person and a maximum of eight people allowed per site. There is a minimum of one vehicle plus camper with a maximum of two vehicles plus two campers or two tents or one camper and one tent. ATV's, UTV's, Golf Carts are not allowed unless street legal in SC.
This seasonal campground is open for first-come, first-serve during big game deer and turkey seasons only. The rest of the year the campground is on reservations only and can be reserved as a whole by individuals or groups.
Wear blaze orange or bright colors in the woods during big-game seasons; September through December and April.
Cell phone coverage is sporadic and unreliable. No wifi available.
Don’t place trash in the fire rings.
Campground amenities include vault toilets, one outdoor shower, centrally located water spigots and trash receptacles.
Pets are allowed. They can’t be left unattended and must be on a leash at all times within the campground.
Don’t move firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit dontmovefirewood.org to learn more.
A valid South Carolina fishing or hunting license is required to fish or hunt on the national forests. The U.S. Forest Service does not issue any licenses or permits for hunting or fishing. Please visit the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Web site for license and regulations information. Visit www.dnr.sc.gov for more about the SCDNR.
Golf carts are not allowed.
Over 700,000 acres of pine-hardwood forest with gently rolling terrain make up the Enoree Ranger District. Collins Creek Campground is centrally located to some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities in the state. The creek that gives the campground its name flows southward from east of the campground. An old spring, Jews Harp Spring, can be found just north of the campground. The campground is also centrally located for easy access to the Tyger, Enoree and Broad Rivers.
Collins Creek Seasonal Camp offers a rustic primitive camp setting ideal for exploring the surrounding acres of the Enoree Ranger District of the Sumter National Forest. Hunting, fishing, boating and hiking opportunities abound.
The surrounding forest environment sustains abundant wildlife populations, making it one of the most desirable hunting areas in the state for big-game deer and turkey seasons. Collins Creek Seasonal Campground is centrally located and has thousands of acres surrounding where hunters can try their luck at bagging a deer or turkey during big game hunting seasons. Hunting and fishing in South Carolina is regulated by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Visit www.dnr.sc.gov for more about the SCDNR.
With the campground centrally located to the Broad, Enoree and Tyger Rivers it provides a great opportunity for boating, fishing or just splashing around to cool down. (Caution: Water levels fluctuate with the rainfall and rivers have a slight current. During late summer months the rivers become impassable. Checkout our forest website on boating information).
Jews Harp Spring Trail offers an easy leisurely hike to an old spring site. The trail starts on the Maybinton Road, SR-45. From the campground users can access the trail by bushwacking through the woods to the Maybington Road or hiking the forest service gravel road out to the Maybinton Road.
Outside of hunting season the campground is available for reservation as a whole for an individual, family or group.
US Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District 20 Work Center Road Whitmire SC 29178
For campground inquiries, please call: Enoree Ranger District Office (803) 276-4810
From Interstate 26 and Highway 121 (exit 72 off interstate) drive north 5.3 miles.Turn right onto Old Whitmire Hwy. (County Rd. 81) drive .4 miles to stop sign. Continue north on County Rd. 81, Brazzelmans Bridge Rd., and drive north 6.9 miles.Turn left onto Maybinton Rd., County Rd. 45, drive north 2.3 miles.Turn left onto Forest Service Road 393 and drive .3 miles to campground entrance on left.