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Firewood Alert: Because of the seriousness of a potential infestation from the Emerald Ash Borer, we are requesting that no firewood be brought into South Carolina State Parks from outside of the state.

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.


Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Aug 28 2016   Later Dates


Complimentary Wi-Fi is available at the Park Office. Poinsett State Park is 1000 acres located on the "High Hills of Santee," and the fall line of the Upper Coastal Plain. Poinsett has a variety of habitats including swamps, sand hills, mountain-like bluffs and hardwood forests. Built by the CCC in the early 1930's, the park's recreational opportunities include cabins, camping, fishing, picnicing, hiking, biking, and equestrian trails.

For more detail information, please visit our website here.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Admin Service, Faxing
  • Bath House
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Cabins
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Educational Programs
  • Environmental Programs
  • Evening Programs
  • Field Sports/Activities
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Picnicking
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Difficult
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Horseshoes
  • Hot Showers
  • Hunting Birds
  • Hunting Game
  • Information Center
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Interpretive Walks, Guide
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Jogging/Running
  • Junior Ranger Program
  • Kiosk
  • Lake
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Maintenance, Facility
  • Maintenance, Housekeeping
  • Meeting Space
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain/Trail Bicycling
  • Office
  • Paddle Boat Rentals
  • Paddle Boating
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Recycling Station
  • Rent Fishing Equipment
  • Rent Paddle Boat
  • Rental, Boat, Pedal
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Jon (Paddle)
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait and Tackle
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Soda Pop
  • Stargazing
  • Stove, Electric
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - Lake
  • Toilet, Accessible
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Trails, All Terrain/Ohv
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Hunting
Less Than 5 Miles
  • Churches
Less Than 10 Miles
  • Emergency Services
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Newspapers
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • Town
Less Than 20 Miles
  • Area Attraction
  • Dining
  • Grocery Store
  • Hospital
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Mall/Stores/Specialty Shops
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Restaurant
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Shopping
Alerts and Important Information
Check-in for campsites is 2 PM. Check-out is 12 PM. See Park Ranger after arrival for gate combination and overnight vehicle passes. Set up on assigned campsite only. Pets must be leashed at all times. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. No one under the age of 18 may register or camp without guardian. Please contact the park to reserve ADA (Disabled Access) Standard and Full Service sites. NO pets allowed in cabins or cabin area. All guests arriving for cabin check in after 5PM(est) MUST call park office for after hours check in arrangements.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.80361, -80.53417
33°48'13"N, 80°32'3"W

Poinsett State Park is located off of SC Hwy 261, 18 miles southwest of Sumter near the town of Wedgefield.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

6660 Poinsett Park Road
Wedgefield  SC  29168

Phone Number:

Information:  (803)494-8177