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Santee State Park

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Address: 251 State Park Road, Santee, SC 29458
Phone Number: (803) 854-2408
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Hiking

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Great park for weekend or day trip

Me and my friends go camping \ "cabining" twice a year been to a bunch of state parks this park is great with cabins and fishing and nature trails. There was lots of wild life for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Dallas, Georgia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Have been to many state parks and this one is on the small side.Boat ramps,bike trails and small playgrounds available as well as the camping sites.Close to town,located on lake marion.There is a bbq place at entrance called lone star bbq which is a decent place to eat with the charm of the old houses and old time store.Not the... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This state park campground is going to be hard for me to rate because my wife loves the seclusion. My problem with this park is the road in the campground. We have a 40 foot motorhome and the ruts and pot holes will shake an rv a part. The campground is dirt and the roads leading to the campground is... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Me and my friends go camping \ "cabining" twice a year been to a bunch of state parks this park is great with cabins and fishing and nature trails. There was lots of wild life for the nature lovers we saw deer harens ducks and even a gator and armadillo. Fishing was good to we caught brim catfish and bass... More 

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Conyers, GA
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117 reviews 117 reviews
30 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This town is all about the golf. There are at least two golf courses close by. But f you don't care for golf, there is fishing in the two lakes nearby (one in the state park). But even if you don't care for either, this is a nice place to stay and just look at the lake. Nearby is the... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

boat ramp, cabins, fishing etc. Nice place to hang out with family. Look up Fisheagle Tours. Gives you a great overview of Lake Marion

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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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93 reviews 93 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
21 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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