Lancaster County, SC

Lancaster County, SC


Parks and recreation areas

  • Andrew Jackson State Park

    This park was created as a monument to Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. There are several rustic looking buildings, including a museum, picnic shelters, and a meeting house. Hiking trails take you through a variety of terrain with some interesting plant life. The camping area features complete facilities, paved roads, and several lakeside campsites.

  • Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

    The most prominent feature of this area is a massive rock that you can walk across and admire the scenery. Many unusual plants can be found here, and there are hiking trails with several steep climbs.

    Unfortunately, vandals have defaced much of the main rock with spray-paint. However, if you are willing to go off the main pathways, there are some fascinating places to explore in this heritage preserve!

  • Highway 9 Landing

    This boat ramp under the highway bridge provides access to the Catawba River, and nothing more.

  • Landsford Canal State Park

    Landsford Canal is the last of a dozen 19th century South Carolina river canals, and it has all of its major features intact. Several hiking trails follow the canal and the river. This is a good place to see transportation history. It also makes a nice scenic hike for those who prefer flat trails, rather than mountainous ones.

  • William L. Catoe Boat Ramp

    This is a nice picnic spot overlooking the Lancaster Reservoir with a view of the reservoir and the dam. Fishing is permitted here during daylight hours on Thursdays and Saturdays only.

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