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.
Care should be taken in the woods during big-game season, wear blaze orange or bright colors, September through December 31st during deer season and the month of April for turkey season.
Cell phone coverage is sporadic and unreliable. No wifi available.
Campsites have a grassy area with a fire ring with some having lanterns.
Place trash in receptacle provided, not the fire ring.
Pets are allowed but may not be left unattended and must be on a maximum 6ft leash at all times within the campground.
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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.
No hookups available.
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.
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 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.