Located a half hour northwest of Columbia, SC, Dreher Island State Park is spectacular! First, it's location cannot be beat. The park consists of three islands that jut out into beautiful Lake Murray. This provides excellent lake views just about any place you are hanging out. There are two camping loops, both with many lakefront sites that can accommodate rigs up to 45 feet (trailers 30 feet). Sites are roomy, scenic and the campground is well-maintained. Lake Murray is one of the best-known largemouth and striped bass fishing destinations in the South. Fish from shore. bring your boat from home or r rent one. Boat delivery to your campsite is available from outside vendors. Don't have an RV or tent? Beautiful Island Villas are available for rent too. Either way you decide to stay, there will be plenty of things to do or you can choose my favorite activity.... do nothing but relax!
Ninety-Seven paved sites located on two loops may be used by both RVs and tents, while 15 sites are for tent campers only. Each site has water and electrical hook-ups and a picnic table. Many sites accommodate RVs up to 45 feet, others up to 30 feet. There is a dump station available as well. All sites are convenient to hot showers and restrooms. Leashed pets are allowed!
Five lakeside villas include linens, basic cooking and eating utensils, heat, air conditioning, gas fire logs, microwave, satellite television, complimentary wi-fi, automatic coffee maker, screened porch, outside grill and picnic table. A three-bedroom villa is user friendly for the physically impaired.
Pets are not permitted in villas or villa areas.
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Boat Launch & Ramp
Dump Stations (Camping & Marine)
Unicoi State Park and Lodge is located in the mountains of Northern Georgia, just outside the Bavarian town of Helen. Convenient from Atlanta and centrally located to reach all the adorable mountains towns such as: Dahlonega, Hiawassee and Sautee Nacoochee. Unicoi offers many ways to stay and play. There is a comfortable lodge, rustic barrel cabins and of course, a campground. Being an Adventure Lodge, the offered activities can keep you as busy as you like!
Unicoi State Park and Lodge is a camper’s paradise. There are many campsites and arrangements to choose from including ADA sites, Buddy Hook-up sites, 30-foot and 40-foot RV sites and tent sites. Most sites offer at least power, water, fire ring, and picnic table. There are also full hookup sites! There is a dump station on-site. This is a pet-friendly State Park so your canine companion is invited to camp out with you; all dogs must be kept on a short sturdy leash at all times.
Want to try something different? Try a Squirrel's Nest primitive camping platform. Bring your hammock or a sleeping bad and sleep under the stars!
A range of size, style and location are available at Unicoi State Park including ADA accessible and pet-friendly cabins.
The 2-bedroom, 2-bath Smith Creek Cabins offer: full kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, central heating and air, along with easy access to trout streams and nearby Anna Ruby Falls.
Barrel Cabins range from a 1-bedroom, 1-bath with a sleeper sofa to 2-bedroom, 1-bath with King and or Queen accommodations offers easy access to many recreation activities including hiking trails, biking trails, and beach access.
Deluxe Cabins are a 3-bedroom, 2-bath option with two king bedrooms, one queen bedroom, a sleeper sofa, full kitchen, cable TV, fireplace and more.
Trout Fishing/ Fly Fishing
Paddle Board & Kayak Rentals
GPS Scavenger Hunts
Zip Line Adventures