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Santee State Park

Address: 251 State Park Road, Santee, SC 29458
Phone Number: (803) 854-2408
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Santee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Attraction details
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Newburgh, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Even though this was the end of February and it was cold, we really enjoyed the lake and the rangers and just walking on the trails. Want to go back in the spring.

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NY
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Take the boat tour. It is fun and informative. There are cabins and a camp ground. Stayed at the campground it was ok. Had a few biting bugs be prepaired.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

There was a place to pay to enter ($2/car), but then no map and on the one side of the park there was no where to park a car, so we made our own parking space which is not good for the environment. We went there to get some geochaches (spelling?). We found 2 easily and another was much harder... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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114 reviews 114 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We paid the $4 admission fee which you place into an envelope, and then place the card onto the rear view mirror. There are several trails' and we had a heck of a time finding some of them. The 7.5 mile bike trail is great. Beautiful woods, a great several hour family experience.

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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We rented 5 of the pier cabins with 4 other couples for 2 nights and had a wonderful time. The park is clean and staff is friendly. The accomodations were great as well. The sunset view in the evenings was spectacular!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A quiet get away. Lovely lake views, cabins or camping available. Fishing piers, lake tours, golf and local boat rentals. Several good restaurants near by.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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143 reviews 143 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I stopped in to the park for a brief hike before we continued our trip home. The park is located on beautiful Lake Marion and offers lodging through camping or rental of their 2 bedroom lodges. On our next trip through we will probably try one of the lodges in lieu of a hotel. The park and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The park has good views of Lake Marion. Great place to go fishing, hiking, or biking. Nice playgroud equipment for the kiddos. Nice staff working in the gift shop & registration hut.

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Denmark, South Carolina
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189 reviews 189 reviews
63 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have been here before; once solo at an individual camping site and another time when taking a graduate credit course “Discover Carolina” for teacher recertification credit. I am here now for our annual “Fall Sprawl” with the Palmetto State Hangers. We are hammock campers using the entire group camping area. Here we are approximately eighty guests and members, and... More 

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Inglis, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

While we didn't spend much time as we always get there late in the day, we will always drive to the State Park. It's a beautiful area, located on the shores of Lake Marion. There are fishing piers, a boat launch and a tackle store. We also discovered that there are very nice looking octagonal cabins, 10 of which are... More 

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