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The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a destructive invasive exotic beetle that feeds on ash trees. Park campgrounds and picnic areas are the most likely areas for EAB introduction into South Carolina. We appreciate your help in protecting the natural resources of South Carolina and our State Park System.


HAMPTON PLANTATION, SC

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Nov 26 2015   Later Dates
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Description

Hampton was once a bustling rice plantation, but is now a quiet and serene site. Located in northern Charleston county on Wambaw Creek, Hampton Plantation borders the Francis Marion National Forest, and encompasses 322 acres that protect significant archaeological sites and a ca. 1730 mansion.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Archeological Sites
  • Area Attraction
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Comfort Station
  • Cultural Activities
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Interpretive Display
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Kiosk
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Programs, Archeology
  • Programs, History
  • Ranger Station
  • River
  • Shelters
  • Water Drinking
Less Than 5 Miles
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Churches
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paddle Boating
  • Recycling Station
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
Less Than 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Art & Museum
  • Canoe Rental
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Fruit / Produce Picking
  • Ice Sales
  • Orchard/Produce Farm
  • Restaurant
  • Retail, Bait and Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • Shrimping
  • Sightseeing
  • Town
Less Than 20 Miles
  • Golfing
Alerts and Important Information

*No reservations at this site. Picnic Shelter converted to Office building.*

Park Hours:
- Ground Hours: Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Plantation House Hours:
Plantation House Admission by Guided Tour Only. Saturday-Tuesday 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Ranger Station
Fee : $7.50 adult, $3.50 child 6-15, $3.75 SC senior.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.19361, -79.445
33°11'37"N, 79°26'42"W

Driving Directions: From Georgetown: Travel S. on Hwy 17 for approximately 16 mi. After crossing the two Santee River bridges, turn rt. at the first intersection onto Rutledge Rd. Go three miles and the park entrance will be on the rt. From Charleston: Travel N on Hwy 17 for approximately 35 miles. Turn left onto Rutledge Rd, go three mi. and the park entrance will be on the rt.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HAMPTON PLANTATION
1950 Rutledge Road
McClellanville  SC  29458

Phone Number:

Information:  (843)546-9361