Givhans Ferry State Park RV & Campground Guide

South Carolina

Givhans Ferry State Park is a scenic public recreation area located in Ridgeville, South Carolina. The land the park lies upon was donated by the city of Charleston in 1934 and developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps thereafter. It is named after Philip Givhan, a significant ferry master on the Edisto River that operated Givhan's Ferry. The state park's premises include exciting outdoor attractions, views of nature, and even a rentable entertainment venue called Riverfront Hall. A few of the most popular activities to look forward to here are fishing, hiking, geocaching, bird-watching, and mountain biking. The three South Carolina communities closest to Givhans Ferry State Park are Summerville, Goose Creek, and North Charleston.

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Spring 46-83 F
Summer 69-91 F
Fall 45-86 F
Winter 38-64 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Givhans Ferry State Park

With wonderful features such as window seating and increased mobility, an RV is an ideal addition to a trip to Givhans Ferry State Park. If you don't own an RV, consider a rental from RVshare, where you can find the best deals for your perfect RV vacation.

Tanager Woods RV Campground LLC

Tanager Woods RV Campground LLC is a quiet, friendly spot that is close to Givhans Ferry State Park. It is located in an open field surrounded by pine woods that are ideal for hiking and general exploration. Some amenities you can enjoy at the RV park are laundry service, clean restrooms, unforgettable views, and a welcoming atmosphere. All of the sites here have full hookups, and the nightly rate runs at $26 for 30-amp service and $29 for 50-amp service. The address of Tanager Woods RV Campground LLC is 269 Clark Ln, Dorchester, SC 29437.

Lake Aire Campground

Lake Aire Campground is a great RV park to consider in Hollywood, South Carolina. It offers a vast 35 acres and numerous different sites to choose from. A handful of amenities you can use within the park include a social pavilion, two horseshoe pits, well-kept restrooms, and a stocked private lake. There is even a swimming pool on the premises that visitors can access at their leisure. The address of Lake Aire Campground is 4375 SC-162, Hollywood, SC 29449.

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What to Do at
Givhans Ferry State Park

Inside Givhans Ferry State Park

If you are a fan of hiking or mountain biking, you can head to the multi-purpose River Bluff Nature Trail. For more laid-back outdoor recreation, you can check out one of the many picnic stations located throughout the state park's premises. Lots of unique wildlife inhabit Givhans Ferry State Park, and bird-watching is a popular activity that visitors like to participate in. If you are looking to get out on the water, the park includes a boat drop-off area that lets small boats access the Edisto River. Many people enjoy fishing on the river, and some of the available game includes bass, crappie, bluegill, and bowfin.

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How to Get to
Givhans Ferry State Park

Two major U.S. cities people travel from to reach Givhans Ferry State Park are Charleston, South Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina. On the way from Charleston, start by following SC-61 N to Givhans Ferry Park Rd in Dorchester County. You will arrive at the destination after turning left onto Givhans Ferry Park Rd.

On the way from Columbia, start by taking Assembly St, and US-76 W to I-126 W. Follow I-26 E to Dorchester County and then take Exit 187 from I-26 E. Continue on SC-27 S. You will arrive at the destination after taking Ridge Rd/State Rd S-18-19 and County Rd S-18-30 to Givhans Ferry Park Rd.

The address of Givhans Ferry State Park is 746 County Rd S-18-30, Ridgeville, SC 29472.

Entering Givhans Ferry State Park

Givhans Ferry State Park’s hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day of the week.

Givhans Ferry State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $6.0

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