J. Strom Thurmond Lake

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Campground Description

This is the largest Corps of Engineers lake east of the Mississippi River. The lake encompasses 1,200 miles of shoreline, 70,000 acres of water and 80,000 acres of land which provides for an abundance of recreational opportunities. The Corps operates ten Class A campgrounds, five major day use areas as well as many other camping, picnicking and recreational facilities. To make campground reservations on Thurmond Lake dial 1-877-444-6777 or on the web at www.ReserveUSA.com. J. Strom Thurmond Lake provides excellent striper and black bass fishing and its large wildlife management program provides some of the best hunting and wildlife observation opportunities in the South. The adjacent area abounds with historical and geological sites. The Visitor Center, located at the South Carolina end of the dam, contains numerous exhibits and additional information on the lake and the surrounding area.
Contact: US Army Corps of Engineer (recreation.gov)
Posted by: TrailAPI on July 4, 2013
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    Campground Activities

    Thurmond Lake provides some of the best fishing, hunting, and water sports in the southeastern United States. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish and striped bass. The large lake offers endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing and swimming opportunities.

    Campground Amenities

    Boat Launch, Drinking Water, Dump Station, Fire Ring, Flush Toilet, Grill, Hookup - Electric, Laundry, Pets OK, Picnic Table, Playground, Showers, Trash, Vault Toilet

    Reservation info

    1-877-444-6777

    Camping Fees

    $16-$48 per night

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