SAVANNAH, Ga. – Certain recreation sites operated by the US Army Corp of Engineers at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake will close or partially close for the season between Sept. 6 and Oct. 2.
Four day-use picnic areas will partially close Sept. 6:
- Amity – Boat ramp only remains open
- Gill Point – Boat ramp only remains open
- Lake Springs – Boat ramp and Deer Run picnic sites and shelter remain open
- Parksville – Boat ramp and Sunrise Beach picnic sites remain open
West Dam day-use picnic area will partially close Sept. 12. Sites 21 through 40 and the Bartram Trail trailhead remain open.
Below Dam South Carolina and Clarks Hill Park day-use picnic areas remain open year-round as do remaining boat ramps including Scotts Ferry and Modoc.
Campgrounds closing Oct.2 include:
- Hawe Creek
- Ridge Road
The remaining campgrounds, including portions of Petersburg, all of LeRoys Ferry and Bussey Point, remain open year-round.
For more information, contact the J. Strom Thurmond Project Office at 800-533-3478, or 864-333-1100.
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Release no. 22-022