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Aiken State Park, SC

216 RV rentals

Aiken State Park can be found in the Midlands region of South Carolina, around a thirty-minute drive east of Aiken. Sitting halfway between the busy cities of Augusta, GA, and Columbia, SC, the state park has become a popular retreat for city folk and nature enthusiasts alike.

Built during the early 1900s, Aiken State Park was one of the first state parks to grace the state of South Carolina. Its history traces back to the times of the Great Depression when two Civilian Conservation Corps combined efforts to create an area of isolated natural beauty. For over 100 years now, the park has provided the general public with a picturesque and fun motorhome camping spot. With more …

Andrew Jackson State Park, SC

374 RV rentals

Andrew Jackson State Park in South Carolina is located in Lancaster County, and just north of the city of Lancaster. The state park is obviously named for Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. Born near Lancaster in 1767, Jackson is the only president to be born in South Carolina. His political home was Tennessee, but he was raised in South Carolina.

Lancaster County has a humid subtropical climate, which means that its summers are hot and humid while its winters are fairly mild. The high elevation in some of the upstate areas such as Lancaster means that they have fewer of the subtropical characteristics. Summers are not as hot and humid as they might be further south …

Baker Creek State Park, SC

315 RV rentals

Baker Creek State Park is located in western South Carolina, on the Georgia border, between the cities of Greenwood, SC, Columbia, SC, and Augusta, GA. The state park is one of many state parks that straddle the great Lake Storm Thurmond, which is also known as Clarks Hill Lake. The scenic woodland and lakeside Baker Creek State Park provides a picturesque getaway for residents of both South Carolina’s and Georgia’s cities.

From its exceptional lake-based recreation to the numerous hiking and mountain biking trails, Baker Creek State Park has it all. This perfectly located state park is one of the best places to take an RV rental in all of western South Carolina and eastern Georgia. Accessing …

Barnwell State Park, SC

232 RV rentals

Barnwell State Park is a park located near Blackville, South Carolina in Barnwell County. In the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps built 16 state parks across the state of South Carolina. Barnwell State Park is one of them; the land was initially purchased from private landowners in 1937. Many of the buildings built by the Civilian Conservation Corps are still in use at the park today.

The park and the county are both named for John Barnwell, an officer in the South Carolina Militia during the American Revolution. Barnwell also served in the South Carolina Provincial Congress and the official South Carolina legislature after independence. His brother, Robert Barnwell, was also a revolutionary soldier and a South Carolina legislator. His …

Chester State Park, SC

395 RV rentals

As you are heading into the wilderness of beautiful South Carolina on a motorhome camping trip, consider cruising over to Chester State Park, a 523-acre green oasis and haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Located near the town of Chester, just fifteen minutes off Interstate 77, and aptly located midway between the cities of Columbia, SC and Charlotte, NC. Book an RV in Chester County to explore the state park and its neighboring towns and cities.

Developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1935, the park is one of 16 parks commissioned to be built by the CCC in South Carolina, in an attempt to provide employment to the youth. This move also hugely popularized the outdoors and went on …

Colleton State Park, SC

237 RV rentals

Motorhome camping in South Carolina can be very rewarding, with dense forests, plenty of rivers and streams, and gently rolling hills offering wide sweeping views. When you book an RV in Colleton County, you’ll be southeast section of the state, just south of St. George and north of Walterboro. Colleton State Park can be found in Colleton County, and when you stay with an RV in Colleton State Park, you’ll be less than 60 miles from Charleston, one of the state’s many popular cities.

Colleton State Park is more than just a blip on the map, however, and guests who take time to explore this 35-acre park are often rewarded with adventures and memories. The park was …

Congaree National Park, SC

269 RV rentals

Congaree National Park lies in central South Carolina, between the towns and cities of Columbia, Orangeburg, and Sumter. The forest was declared a national park in 2003 after a long campaign to preserve one of the last old-growth bottomland hardwood forests left in the United States. This ancient forest covers an area of over 26,000 acres, creating a picturesque and lush landscape of woodland, wetland floodplains. Congaree National Park has been designated a UNESCO biosphere reserve and a wilderness area, a testament to the natural beauty and rarity of the park.

Alongside this idyllic wilderness, Congaree National Park is also home to campsites and offers opportunities for hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and birdwatching. All of this makes it …

Don Carter State Park, GA

874 RV rentals

Just under three hours from Asheville, NC and Chattanooga, TN, and only an hour north of Atlanta on the northern Georgia border rests Georgia's newest state park. Don Carter State Park is a sprawling 1,300 acres of land that sits on the northern tip of Lake Lanier. The area is mostly hardwood trees; though, by the nature of the park’s young history, a lot of the trees are still maturing.

Don Carter State Park was named after the dedicated conservationist and real estate agent who spent almost three decades working for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The park was opened in 2013 and has welcomed thousands of visitors since.

Hikers, swimmers, anglers, and boaters will love this …

Elijah Clark State Park, GA

393 RV rentals

Elijah Clark State Park sits on the western shore of beautiful Clarks Hill Lake near Lincolnton, GA. The swimming area and beach invite visitors to cool off in while they escape the hot Georgia summers, and there are plenty of spacious campsites nestled here inviting people to rent an RV in Lincoln County. The park covers 447 acres, filled with a rich mixture of pine and hardwood forests, as well as one of the largest lakes in the southeast.

It has it all when it comes to recreational activities, with plenty of hiking trails, canoe rentals, picnicking, fishing, mini-golf, volleyball, basketball, and more. The park really does seem to be in the middle of nowhere, but you can easily …

Fort Mcallister State Park, GA

192 RV rentals

Located on the banks of the Ogeechee River is Fort Mcallister State Park, just south of the city of Savannah, GA. Surrounded by the giant, live oaks, and salt marshes, this state park is the perfect place to take part in a range of recreational activities. The park covers 1725 acres, with some points reaching down to the Atlantic Ocean and neighboring towns of Richmond Hill and Hinesville.

There is a huge picnic area, which offers stunning views of the river and surrounding landscape, as well as opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking, bird watching, and more. The main reason that people rent an RV in Bryan County, however, is to get a glimpse of the fort itself.

Fort Yargo State Park, GA

792 RV rentals

Fort Yargo State Park is a natural draw for adventurous bikers, hikers, disc golfers, and other recreationally inclined folks. This 1,816-acre park is located in northern Georgia between Atlanta, Athens, and the Chattahoochee National Forest in the small town of Winder. This park is covered in loblolly pine and oak trees and is home to a popular 260-acre lake.

In 1792, some of the early European settlers in the area built a log cabin to protect themselves from the natives. That building, one of a few built by the Humphrey brothers, is still preserved today as a historic monument. Its history is vast and extends past the Civil War.

There's so much to explore in Fort Yargo …

George L. Smith State Park, GA

134 RV rentals

George L. Smith State Park, which is named after a former Georgia House of Representatives speaker, is a fantastic place to explore when you book an RV in Emanuel County. This state park is located to the east of the center of the state. Motorhome camping at the park is a great way to enjoy the serene atmosphere, explore the cypress filled waters, and hike the many trails.

Camping with an RV at George L. Smith State Park will give you unbridled access to the more than 1,600 acres of land and water within park boundaries. The park is relatively remote, which makes it a popular destination for both bird watchers and naturalists. Don’t worry, though; there are many …

Givhans Ferry State Park, SC

258 RV rentals

Located in the Lowcountry Woods, Givhans Ferry State Park is a popular spot in South Carolina, offering everything from open spaces to relax into sports courts and camping areas. It is no wonder that so many people search for an RV in Dorchester County. The park sits on a stretch of the Edisto River, which is the longest free-flowing, blackwater river in North America, and there are many scenic spots that allow visitors a glimpse at this beautiful stretch of water.

Givhans Ferry State Park is easily accessed from a number of nearby towns such as Cottageville, Goose Creek, and St George, and is just 25 miles from the town of Charleston. The park was named …

Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park, GA

126 RV rentals

There is plenty to do at Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park, located in southeast Georgia. It is perfect for families who rent an RV in Tattnall County and come to enjoy the picnic facilities and scenic surroundings. It is also popular for anglers, hikers, and nature lovers, especially thanks to the beaver dam observation deck.

The unusual name comes from the rare Gordonia tree and the nearby Altamaha River. The towns of Metter, Baxley, and Lyons are all nearby and are a good place to explore while camping at Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park.

Hamburg State Park, GA

378 RV rentals

Hamburg State Park is located in east-central Georgia, between the towns and cities of Augusta, Sparta, and Sandersville. Lying on the southern shores of its namesake Hamburg Mill Pond, Hamburg State Park is a quaint and idyllic lakeside park. Hamburg Lake is a perfect mix of green outdoor recreation with tangible local history. Hamburg State Park is a haven for fishing on both the lake and nearby Ogeechee River, and it is also the home of a restored 1921 water-powered gristmill, which still grinds corn on certain events and displays. This unique balance of history, traditional outdoor recreation, and modern park facilities make Hamburg State Park the ideal place to take an RV rental in central Georgia. …

Hamilton Branch State Park, SC

230 RV rentals

On the edge of South Carolina’s Midlands is McCormick County, home of Hamilton Branch State Park. The neighboring town of Plum Branch, South Carolina, is roughly an hour and a half from the state capital, Columbia. The drive from Augusta, Georgia, is less than 45 minutes, as the park borders on the state line.

The state park RV campgrounds are the perfect spot for campers who enjoy spending time on the water. A unique feature of Hamilton Branch State Park is that it offers lakefront camping on J. Strom Thurmond Lake’s 1,200 miles of shoreline. The massive reservoir boasts a surface area of over 70,000 acres and is named after a famous United States senator. Be sure to book …

Harbison State Forest, SC

306 RV rentals

Tucked away on the western banks of the Broad River in Irmo, SC, just a few miles away from Columbia and Chapin, Harbison State Forest is a favorite destination for motorhome camping enthusiasts in central South Carolina. Located in the suburbs of the State’s capital, finding this lovely forest is easy for the adventurers seeking an escape from the hassle and bustle of city life. When you book an RV in Irmo, you’ll begin to understand why this forest has long captivated the attention of explorers and travelers alike.

Encompassing more than two thousand acres of woodlands, meadows, and bottomlands, Harbison State Forest is named after Samuel P. Harbison. Harbison contributed the majority of the funds needed to …