Buck Hall Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Buckhall boatlaunch

This premier recreation area is situated on the site of the old Buck Hall plantation just six miles southeast of McClellanville. Its location on the Intracoastal Waterway provides the best access to Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, 65,000 acres of marsh, tidal creeks and beaches and Bulls Bay, the best area for shrimp baiting on the coast.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Mowing services have been reduced at this recreation area.
Operational Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. except to campers and boat ramp users.
Reservations: Reservations may be made by calling (877) 444-6777 or logging onto www.recreation.gov. A reservation fee will apply.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees All visitors must pay to use the facility. Please use the self-pay station for day use.
  • Camping: $20 per RV site, dump station available
  • Tent camping: $15
  • Parking (non-campers): $5 per vehicle per day; $25 per calendar year (yearly parking pass available at the Wambaw District Office)
  • Picnic Shelter—$25 for groups up to 50; $45 for groups of 51 to 100.
Open Season: All year
Restrictions: RV and tent campsites at Buck Hall are available by reservation only. Reservations may be made by calling (877) 444-6777 or logging on to www.recreation.gov. A reservation fee will be added.
Closest Towns:
Water: Water Spigots
Restroom: Flush toilets and warm-water showers

General Information

Directions:

From Charleston, take US Highway 17 north to Buck Hall Landing Road (FS Road 242). Turn right to the recreation area. Buck Hall is about 30 miles north of Charleston.


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Buck Hall boasts:

  • 14 full hook-up camper sites
  • five tent sites
  • two bathrooms
  • warm-water showers
  • a picnic shelter
  • a boat ramp
  • two floating docks
  • a lighted parking area for 175 vehicles with trailers.
Fire Information Fire rings available at each RV site.
Reservation Info RV and tent campsites at Buck Hall are available by reservation only. Reservations may be made by calling (877) 444-6777 or logging on to www.recreation.gov. A reservation fee will be added.
No. of Sites 19: 15 sites with camp pads, picnic tables, fire rings, lantern posts and electrical hookups; five sites for tent camping.
Fees: All visitors must pay to use the facility.
Reservation required?: Y

RV Camping

Reservation InfoRV and tent campsites at Buck Hall are available by reservation only. Reservations: May be made by calling (877) 444-6777 or logging on to www.recreation.gov. A $9 reservation fee will be added.
No. of Sites14
Hookups - Electric50-amp
Dump StationsAvailable
Pavement Type for ParkingConcrete

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Amenities

Boat ramp
Camping trailer
Toilets
Accessible
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water