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Santee State Park, Santee

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State 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.
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  • Arrived in the late evening and watched a fantastic sunset..park had many visitors that were starting to gather their things. Had kayak rentals, boat ramps, camping and picnic areas. Will definitely g...  more »
  • I visit the Park because I was passing through an on the road. you find yourself surrounded by nature on the doorstep of the country. You can see various animals: squirrels, deer and more. Great for a relaxing walk after km of road
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  • Beautiful state Park. Very quiet with lots of trails. Many camping options with cabins and tent camping. Nice camp store with firewood and supplies.  more »