Lick Fork Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
Lick Fork Lake pier

Highlights include an accessible fishing pier 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.

Printable guide and vicinity map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Lick Fork Lake Recreation Area is now open year-round. New vault toilet is available in the campground. Water is available. If you have any questions please contact the Long Cane Ranger District at (803) 624-9471.
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. The U.S. Forest Service does not issue any licenses or permits for hunting or fishing. Please visit the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Web site for license and regulations information.
Open Season: All year
Restrictions: Stay is limited to 14 days. Shooting is not permitted within 300-yards of the recreation area. South Carolina fishing and boating regulations apply. Check out
Water: Available
Restroom: Vault toilets in campground

General Information


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.

General Notes:

A porta-toilet is available as well as the restrooms in the campground area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 9
Fire Information Fire rings available
No. of Accessible sites 9

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


Picnic tables, lantern posts, paved parking,  information board, picnic shelters, garbage cans available

No. of Sites 9
Reservation Info Shelters can be reserved
Fire Information Fire rings available
No. of Accessible sites 9

Group Picnicking

Picnic tables, picnic shelters, lantern posts, paved parking,  information board, garbage cans available.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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