Lick Fork Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Lick Fork Lake pier

Highlights include a designated swim area, accessible fishing pier and bathhouse and a boat ramp for non-motorized boats. The Lick Fork Lake Hiking Trail is an easy two mile loop surrounding the lake that provides scenic view of piedmont pines and hardwoods. Horn Creek Trail journeys away from the recreation area and allows hikers and bikers to explore more of the forest.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open seasonally May 1 through November 15. 
Fees $3 day use fee per vehicle, $7 per campsite per night, Self-serve fee station, Campsites are first come-first serve
Permit Info: A valid South Carolina fishing license is required to fish on the national forests.
Open Season: May 1 - November 15
Restrictions: 14-day limit on campsites, Shooting is not permitted within 300-yards of the recreation area. There are no lifeguards on duty in the swimming area. South Carolina fishing and boating regulations apply. Check out
Water: Water Available
Restroom: Flush toilets (vault toilets in campground)

General Information

Directions: From the square in downtown Edgefield, travel south on Hwy 23 for 8.3 miles. Bear left onto Hwy 230 and travel for .4 miles. Turn left onto Lick Fork Lake Road (S 19-263), and travel 1.9 miles. Entrance is on right.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Fire InformationFire rings available
No. of Sites9
No. of Accessible sites9


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Water Activities

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