Clarks Hill is a wooded day-use area with several picnic shelters, some with electrical hookups. The shelters can accommodate groups as small as 6 and as large as 48. Amenities include flush and vault toilets, drinking water, a beach, boat ramp and dock.
Maximum group size for use of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) group picnic shelters is 50 individuals.
• Individuals sick with COVID-19, who think they might have been exposed to COVID-19, or are experiencing flu-like symptoms should not come to a USACE recreation area.
• Visitors are urged to follow social distancing guidance established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
• Individuals should bring their own soap, hand sanitizer, and paper towels. Water is available in the restrooms.
• Additional information on COVID-19, symptoms, social distancing, and how to protect yourself is available at the CDC website at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/.
Hot, humid summers and mild, pleasant winters characterize this heavily wooded area on the shore of Thurmond Lake. A mixed pine and hardwood forest covers the site, providing summer shade and fall color. Elevation is 345' above sea level.
Wildlife is abundant around the lake. Visitors regularly see southern bald eagles, migratory waterfowl, wild turkeys and whitetail deer.
Numerous parks and recreation areas lie around Thurmond Lake, providing additional boating, swimming, hunting, and hiking opportunities. Nearby cities house museums, art galleries, zoos, restaurants, and shopping areas.
The Augusta National Golf Club hosts the Masters Golf Tournament annually the first week of April.
Thurmond Lake provides some of the best fishing, hunting, and water sports in the southeastern United States. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish and striped bass. The large lake offers endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing and swimming opportunities.
Hikers have access to many miles of trails in the area. The 1.8-mile Lake Springs Loop and the 27-mile Bartram Trail, which meanders along the scenic shoreline and through Wildwood Park, are nearby. Shorter sections can be hiked from several intersecting trailheads.
318 CLARKS HILL HIGHWAY CLARKS HILL SC 29821-9701
For campground inquiries, please call: 800-533-3478
Located off US 221, approximately 1 mile west of Clarks Hill, SC.