You Can Camp Overnight At This Boat-In-Only Campground On Lake Jocassee In South Carolina

Now is the time to start planning an epic, unforgettable camping trip this year and you won’t find another campground quite like the Double Springs Campground found lakeside on the beautiful and pristine Lake Jocassee in Salem. This boat-in campground in South Carolina on the shore of the lake was recently renovated and quite cozy for a truly rustic camping in South Carolina experience.

Learn more about this boat-in campground in South Carolina (Double Springs) with a visit to the official website for South Carolina State Parks.

And while you’re camping, don’t forget to explore Devils Fork State Park. Here’s a YouTube video by Discover South Carolina highlighting all the adventures that await. 

Also, since you’re already on the lake, take a paddle directly across the lake from Double Springs Campground to pay a visit to this little known white sandstone beach!

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Address: Devils Fork State Park, 161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676, USA
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May 17, 2023

What are the best campgrounds in South Carolina?

If you love sleeping under the stars, here are the best campgrounds in South Carolina that are worthy of a visit:

  • Lakewood Camping Resort, Myrtle Beach
  • Ocean Lakes Family Campground, Myrtle Beach
  • Willow Tree RV Resort and Campground, Longs
  • Buck Hall Recreation Area & Boat Landing, McClellanville
  • Apache Family Campground & Pier, Myrtle Beach
  • Palmetto Shores RV Resort, Summerton
  • Carolina Pines RV Resort, Conway
  • Twin Lakes Campground - Pendleton
  • Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, Hilton Head Island
  • Mount Pleasant / Charleston KOA Holiday, Mt Pleasant

Here’s an article that we recommend about 8 beachside campsites that are arguably some of the best campgrounds in South Carolina.

Aside from Devils Fork State Park, what are some other incredible state parks in South Carolina?

There are 47 state parks in South Carolina and here are 10 that we recommend: 

  • Mount Mitchell State Park, Burnsville
  • Hunting Island State Park, Hunting Island
  • Hanging Rock State Park, Danbury
  • Myrtle Beach State Park, Myrtle Beach
  • Chimney Rock State Park, Chimney Rock
  • Table Rock State Park, Pickens
  • South Mountains State Park, Connelly Springs
  • William B. William B. Umstead State Park, Raleigh
  • Lake Waccamaw State Park, Lake Waccamaw
  • Edisto Beach State Park, Edisto Island

To read more about these incredible parks in our state, here’s a previous article about some of the
best state parks in South Carolina.

What are some of the best hiking trails in South Carolina?

If you’re searching for outdoor adventure, here are 10 of our favorite hiking trails in South Carolina that you will love: 

  • Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve, Kershaw
  • Foothills Trail, Oconee County
  • Rainbow Falls Trail, Cleveland
  • Paris Mountain Sulphur Springs Trail, Greenville
  • Yellow Branch Falls Trail, Walhalla
  • Peachtree Rock Nature Preserve, Swansea
  • Falls Creek Falls Trail, Marietta
  • Sassafras Mountain Trail, Sassafras Mountain
  • Raven Cliff Falls Trailhead, Cleveland
  • Lee Falls Trailhead, Tamassee

Be sure to check out this previous article with more information about some of the
best hiking trails in South Carolina.