Rocky Branch Seasonal Campground (SC)

Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests

Rocky Branch Seasonal Campground is located on the Enoree Ranger District of Sumter National Forest. It's location in the southeastern corner of the district in Fairfield County. The Broad River flows near the area, a couple miles west of Rocky Branch. It offers seasonal camping opportunities to hunt whitetail deer and wild turkey during big game deer and turkey seasons. The campground is situated on hilly terrain in a dense pine forest with an elevation of approximately 500 feet. Long hot summers and mild winters are the norm for the Enoree Ranger District. Early winter temperatures range from low 40's to upper 60's degrees and summer temperatures range from high 80's to high 90's. 

Rocky Branch Seasonal Camp offers a primitive camp setting with one campground loop. The road is flat and graveled and is easily traveled. The campground has ten campsites. Campsites consist of a shady grassy area with a rock fire ring. Many sites will only accommodate smaller camper trailers or tents. 

The campground doesn't provide picnic tables, electricity or wifi and cell coverage is sporadic. No hookups available.

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 per site if the site will accommodate them. Many of these sites will only accommodate one vehicle with one camper. Golf carts are not allowed.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Rocky Branch is surrounded by forest and hilly terrain. It's located in the piedmont of South Carolina. The creek that gives the campground its name flows south of the campground parallel to Rocky Creek, located north of the campground. Both creeks merge and flow into the Broad River west of the campground.

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Rocky Branch is a seasonal hunt camp on the Enoree Ranger District open mid-September through early January for big game deer season and the month of April for spring turkey season. Wild turkey and deer can be found in the area. The area offers opportunities for wildlife viewing, as well as appreciation of the Piedmont forest and scenery.

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Contact Information


US Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District 20 Work Center Road Whitmire SC 29178

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: Enoree Ranger District Office (803) 276-4810

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Driving Directions

From Interstate 26 and Highway 34 (exit 74 off interstate): Take Highway 34 east towards Winnsboro 16.2 miles. Turn left onto Cooper Holmes Rd., Forest Service Road 412, and drive 1.6 miles to campground entrance on left.      

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