US Army Corps of Engineers
Savannah District

Corps Campgrounds

Coneross Campground
Open May 1 - Sept. 30
Gatehouse open daily 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. during above dates.
Coneross Campground is located on the Seneca River arm of the northern end of the expansive Hartwell Lake. The campground is conveniently located near Anderson and Clemson, SC, near Hwy 24. This campground has a total of 106 sites, 94 of these sites have water/electric hook-ups, and 12 are non-hook-up primitive sites. All of the sites are spacious and mostly shaded. For your convenience, the following amenities are located within the campground: boat ramp with courtesy dock, dump station, shower/restroom facilities, playground, park attendant, and swim beach. All electric sites have standard 50-amp service.

Important Information
Family site fees range from $18-$26 per night. Double family sites are $52 per night.  Single family sites with hook-ups, accommodate one RV and/or any number of tents that can fit on the impact pad. Three vehicles are permitted at each site. Alcohol is prohibited. Gates open at 7 a.m. and lock at 10 p.m.; no campground entry or exit between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Directions
From Interstate 85 in South Carolina, take exit #11 on Hwy 24 towards Townville. 1.5 miles past Townville, take right turn onto Coneross Creek Road. Directional signs will lead to the park entrance.

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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Crescent Group Camp
Open May 1 - Oct. 31 by reservation only.
This campground is ideally located on the "big water" near the Hartwell Dam. All sites are waterfront and have a breath-taking view of the lake at sunrise and sundown! The campground is divided into two loops that can be rented to two separate groups or you can reserve the entire park if your group size requires the space! This area is perfect for groups wanting to have an area all to themselves. All sites have 50-amp electric service and water spigots. Loop A has 10 sites and Loop B has 22 sites. There is a group shelter in each loop for functions and gatherings. There is a centrally located restroom/showerhouse shared by both loops; loop B has an additional restroom. Singing Pines Recreation Area is nearby and provides launching ramps and designated swim beaches.  There is no park attendant on duty at this campground.

Important Information
Camping Fee (per night):  

  • Loop A = $120
  • Loop B = $264
  • Loops A & B = $384

The sites in this area may not accommodate large (40 ft. +) units. Parking at the site for vehicles is limited to approximately 1 vehicle, with additional parking areas provided within the loop. We require that all pets remain leashed or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited.

Directions
The campground is located off of SC Hwy 29, 14 miles south of Anderson, SC, and 8 miles north of Hartwell, GA, and only 3 miles from the SC/GA state line.

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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Georgia River Campground
Open May 1-Sept. 30
This campground is located on the Savannah River just below the Hartwell Dam in Hart County, Georgia. It offers a great setting for primitive camping. This campground does not have electric hook-ups but does have a centrally located water spigot. Small RV’s are welcome but sites are most suited for pop-ups and tents. Sites are spacious and privately located off the river. Restroom facilities (no showers) are conveniently located in the park and there is access to a picnic area and two fishing piers.  There is no park attendant on duty at this campground.  Reservations are not accepted for this campground.

Important Information
Campsites are $10 per night. All sites are limited to two tents or one RV and one tent. All pets must remain on a leash or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited. Campers pay at fee vault at campground (no reservations accepted).

Directions
From Interstate 85 in GA, exit #177, proceed on GA Hwy 77 until the city of Hartwell. Take Hwy 29 north 6 miles, turn left at signs for Hartwell Dam & Powerplant. Entry into park is located on the right side of the road.

From South Carolina, take Hwy 29 South, turn right immediately after crossing the bridge at the SC/GA border. Entry into park is located on the right side of the road.

NoteReservations are not accepted at Georgia River Campground.

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Oconee Point Campground
May 1 - Oct. 31.
Gatehouse open daily 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. during above dates.
This campground is located at the northern end of the lake on the Seneca River and close to Clemson, SC. This campground has 70 sites and all are equipped with electric (50-amp) and water hook-ups. Camp sites are spacious and private and located near or close to the water. Shower/restroom facilities are conveniently located in the park along with the following amenities: dump station, playground, water spigots, park attendant, swim beach, courtesy dock, and boat ramp with security lighting.

Important Information
Single family sites are $26 per night with a maximum of ten people per site. Double family sites are $52 per night. The gate opens at 7 a.m. and locks at 10 p.m.; no campground entry or exit between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.  Single family sites, with hook-ups, accommodate one RV and/or any number of tents that can fit on the impact pad. We require that all pets remain leashed or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited.

Directions
From Interstate 85 in SC, exit #11 on SC Hwy 24 towards Townville, SC. 1-½ miles past Townville, turn right onto Coneross Creek Rd. Proceed 2.5 miles turning south onto Friendship Rd then 3 miles to park entrance.

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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Paynes Creek Campground
Open May 1 - Sept. 30.
Gatehouse open daily 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. during above dates.
This campground is located on the Tugaloo River arm of Hartwell Lake in Hart Co., Georgia. Paynes Creek offers a total of 44 sites with water and electric hook-ups (50-amp service). 37 of those sites are waterfront! Shower/restroom facilities are conveniently located throughout the park as are the following amenities: dump station, playgrounds, swim beaches, courtesy dock and boat ramp. Many sites are private with heavy vegetation growing between sites. A new 7.2 mile hiking/bicycling trail is easily accessible from the campground.

Important Information
Single family sites $24 - $26 per night with a maximum of 10 people per site. Double family site is $52 per night.  All single sites accommodate one RV and/or any number of tents that can fit on the impact pad. The gate opens at 7 a.m. and locks at 10 p.m.; no campground entry or exit between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.  We require that all pets remain leashed or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited.

Directions
From Interstate 85, take GA exit #177, proceed on GA Hwy 77 south for 5 miles. Follow directional signs last 10 miles to campground. From Hartwell, GA, take Hwy 51 north until you reach a 4-way stop, turn left and follow directional signs to park.

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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Springfield Campground 
Open April 1 - Oct. 31.
Gatehouse open daily 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. during above dates.
This campground is conveniently located only minutes away from Anderson, SC. Springfield Campground has a total of 79 sites with 75 of those sites being waterfront! All sites equipped with electric (50-amp) and water hook-ups. Springfield also has double sites for those wishing to camp together. Shower/restroom facilities are conveniently located throughout the park. Other amenities at the park include: dump station, swim beaches, playground, park attendant, and boat ramp with courtesy dock and security lighting.

Important Information
Single family sites are $26 and the double sites are $52 per night. The gate opens at 7 a.m. and locks at 10 p.m.; no campground entry or exit between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.  Single sites accommodate one RV and any number of tents that can fit on the impact pad. There is a gas station/convenience store located within 3 miles of the campground. We require that all pets remain leashed or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited. 

Directions
From Interstate 85 in SC take Exit #11 or Follow 187 South until you reach Providence Church Road (directional signs will lead you directly to the park entrance).

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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Twin Lakes Campground
Open year round. All sites are open April 1 - Nov. 30; from Dec. 1 - March 31 sites 25-58 are open.
Gatehouse open 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. April 1 - Nov. 30 and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dec. 1 - March 31
Twin Lakes campground if one of the most popular campgrounds on Hartwell Lake. The campground is located at the northern end of the lake in SC. Clemson University is only minutes away making Twin Lakes the campground of choice for Clemson Alumni during football season. Twin Lakes has a total of 102 sites, all with electric (50-amp) and water hook-ups. Shower/restrooms facilities are conveniently located throughout the park. The following amenities are also available in the park or nearby: dump stations, swim beaches, boat ramp with courtesy dock, park attendant, fishing pier, and a picnic shelter.

Important Information
Single family sites are $24-26 per night. Double family sites are $52 per night. Single family sites accommodate one RV and/or any number of tents that can fit on the impact pad. We require that all pets remain leashed or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited. Campground gates open at 7 a.m. and lock at 10 p.m.; no campground entry or exit between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Directions
From Interstate 85 in SC, take exit #14, Hwy 187. Going north on Hwy 187 towards Pendleton, SC. Immediately after passing Clemson Research Center, take a left on Fant's Grove Road, follow directional signs to park.

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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Watsadler Campground
Open year round. All sites are open April 1 - Nov. 30; from Dec. 1 - March 31 sites 2-23 are open.
Gatehouse open 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. April 1 - Nov. 30 and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dec. 1 - March 31
Campground is located near the Hartwell Dam overlooking the "Big Water" section of the lake. This campground has a total of 51 sites, all with electric (50-amp) & water hook ups. Almost every site (49 of them) in the campground is waterfront with a fantastic view of the lake! This campground features single and double sites. Other amenities at this campground include: shower/restroom facilities, dump station, playgrounds, park attendant, and boat ramp with courtesy dock and security lighting.

Important Information
Single family sites are $26 per night and double family sites are $52 per night. All single sites accommodate one RV and/or any number of tents that can fit on the impact pad.  We require that all pets remain leashed or penned at all times for your safety and theirs. Alcohol is prohibited.  Campground gates open at 7 a.m. and lock at 10 p.m.; no campground entry or exit between 10 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Directions
From Interstate 85 GA, take exit #177 onto GA Hwy 77 south towards Hartwell, GA. In Hartwell, GA, take Hwy 29 north towards Anderson, SC. Approximately 4 miles out from Hartwell, look for the Watsadler sign. Entrance road will be on your left-hand side of the road. From Anderson, SC, take Hwy 29 towards Hartwell, GA. Approximately 1 mile after crossing the SC/GA state line, the campground entrance will be on your right-hand side of the road.

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Reservations: Recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
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