Hickory Knob State Resort Park

1591 Resort DR

Along the rolling, wooded shoreline of the 71,000-acre Strom Thurmond Reservoir, sits Hickory Knob, a full-service, lakeside South Carolina golf resort and remote state park all rolled into one.

Tucked away in a serene, remote location, the parks many amenities and recreational opportunities are a pleasant surprise for many. Hickory Knob operates an 18-hole championship golf course, full-service restaurant, skeet shooting, boat ramp, archery range, meeting facilities and more than 70 lodge-style rooms. This South Carolina golf resort is an ideal location for a family getaway, reunion or a business meeting or retreat.

For those seeking a more outdoorsy stay at the park, a campground is available on the banks of the Strom Thurmond Reservoir, as well as one of the area’s most popular biking trails.

Don’t forget to explore the other South Carolina parks! You’ll find wet and wild fun at Lake Jocassee in Devils Fork State Park or at a lakefront camping site in Hamilton Branch State Park. 


  • Admission : Free admission
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Open 24 hours
  • Office Hours : 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.


  • Pets : Pets are not allowed in the motel rooms, cabins or the cabin areas. Pets are allowed in most other outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.


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