Trip Planner:   USA  /  South Carolina  /  Santee  /  Nature  /  Santee State Park

Santee State Park, Santee

4.1
#13 of 45 in Nature in South Carolina
State Park Nature / Park
Santee State Park is in the Sandhills of South Carolina on the western edge of the 110000acre Lake Marion. It is located off SC 6, three miles (5 km) northwest of the town of Santee and I-95.The park offers boating, hiking, camping, birding, canoeing and kayaking. Well known for fishing, this park offers a chance to catch record size Largemouth Bass. Other fish that abound are Striped bass, Channel catfish, Trout, White Perch, White bass, Crappie, Shellcrackers and Bream and Chain (Jack). Lake Marion can be accessed by two boatramps that the park has.The 2500acre park was created in 1942 when Orangeburg County donated the land. It has 2 campgrounds. Cypress View Campground has 50 sites and Lakeshore Campground has 108 sites. Restroom facilities with hot showers are accessible by both campgrounds. Many sites can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet in length. There are also 30 rondette cabins, each with 2 bedroom and 1 bath, 10 of which are on piers over the lake.
For travelers who use our international travel planner, Santee holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Santee State Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Santee State Park
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
173 reviews
  • The park was nice. We were there for a weekend of camping. The view of the lake was beautiful. As with most of the larger parks we have been to the rangers are not as "friendly" as those at the smalle...  more »
  • Lots of walking trails; camping sites; pretty view of the lake; boats for rent. Children's playground as well.  more »
  • When I posted pictures of the roundette some people were not aware of them.We spent a week at Santee State Park every year.Great place to stay.Cabins sleep six.Little pricier but fun,sun and fishing g...  more »

Plan your trip to Santee

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Santee

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Santee by other users

12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, relaxing, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 1 day in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 27 days in East Coast of USA, Lancaster & Pigeon Forge BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Santee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans