Camping  |  Lodging


For those who love the outdoors, the Little River Blueway Outdoor Recreation Area features two state parks and three US Army Corps of Engineers parks for a total of 232 campsites!

Baker Creek State Park | Blueway Base Camp
Baker Creek Waterfront Pavilion on Little River BluewayBaker Creek State Park is located in the heart of the Little River Blueway. In fact, we refer to this state park as Blueway Base Camp due to its location on Little River and the excellent amenties offered, such as the waterfront pavilion overlooking pavilion cove and 100 waterview campsites. Baker Creek is also home to the Little River Blueway Music Jam and other special blueway events planed throughout the year. The park also features a beautiful 10 mile biking trail.

» Baker Creek State Park is open March - September
» Admissions: $2 adults; $1.25 seniors; 15 & younger free
» 100 campsites (50 with full hookups / 50 with water only)
» Located at 863 Baker Creek Rd. McCormick, SC 29835
» Phone: (864) 391-2450 or (864) 443-2457
» Baker Creek State Park Map
» Click here for more information

Hickory Knob State Resort | Waterfront Park
Hickory Knob State Resort Watefront ParkHickory Knob State Resort Park is located on the western edge of the Little River Blueway. Hickory Knob is home of the Hickory Knob International Triathlon each fall. In addition to 44 waterfont campsites, Hickory Knob offers a multitude of outdoor recreation including camping, kayak rentals, archery, skeet shooting, hiking/biking trails, and an 18-hole lakefront golf course. For those who don’t care to pack their beds with them, Hickory Knob Lodge & Restaurant provides easy access to all the great outdoor amenities, while maintaining that civilized touch.

» Hickory Knob State Resort is open year-round
» 44 full hookup campsites
» Free Admission
» Located at 1591 Resort Dr. McCormick,SC 29835
» Phone: (864) 391-2450
» Hickory Knob State Resort Map
» Click Here for more information

US Army Corps of Engineers Parks
The US Army Corps of Engineers maintains three lakefront parks within the Little River Blueway Region.  For reservations at these parks, please call 877-444-6777.

Hawe Creek Campground
» Located at the southern tip of the blueway area
» Open April - September 30
» 28 full hookup sites, with an additional 6 primative sites
» Hawe Creek Campground Map
» Click here for more information

Leroy’s Ferry Campground
» Located five miles west of Willington, SC
» Open year-round
» 10 primative sites
» Click here for more information

Mt. Carmel
» Located five miles west of Mt. Carmel, SC
» Open April - September 6
» 39 full hookup sites with an additional 5 primative sites
» Mt. Carmel Campground Map
» Click here for more information 


Lodging accommodations near and within the Little River Blueway include the lakefront Hickory Knob State Resort Park and a bed & breakfast inn located in the historic Town of McCormick. Contact the accommodations of your choice to make reservations for your stay.

Hickory Knob State Resort | Waterfront Park
Fishing On Lake Thurmond off the shore of Hickory Knob State ResortHickory Knob is the only resort in the S.C. State Park Service. Hickory Knob rests on rolling, wooded shoreline alongside the 70,000-acre Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill Lake) on the Savannah River: South Carolina’s “Feshwater Coast.” Hickory Knob is also a part of the Little River Blueway Outdoor Adventure area.

The park’s amenities include 18 holes of lakeside championship golf, tennis, skeet shooting and archery, a swimming pool for lodge guests, full-service restaurant and meeting facilities, more than 70 lodge rooms, 18 cabins, boat ramp, campgrounds and one of the state’s most popular mountain biking trails. Click here for Hickory Knob map.

Contact Hickory Knob:
(800) 491-1764 |
1591 Resort Dr., McCormick, SC 29835

Fannie Kate's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Little River Blueway Accommodations at Fannie KatesThis historic 1880’s railroad inn located in the heart of McCormick has 8 lovely guest rooms each with private bath, some with fireplaces. Most rooms are upstairs and boast a wide inviting veranda with rocking chairs.

The Fannie Kate's Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Inn guests are treated to a country breakfast of their choice each morning of their stay.

Inn Specials: The Fannie Kate's Inn offers several accommodation packages for visitors to Savannah Lake Village with prices ranging from $65 per night to $85 per night with additional discounts available for larger groups. Prices include a full breakfast each morning of your stay. Call 864-852-0061 for information and reservations.

Contact the Fannie Kate's Inn: | 864-852-0061
127 South Main Street, McCormick, SC 29835


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