Woods Ferry Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Woods Ferry Recreation Area, in western Chester County, lies within a beautiful wooded floodplain surrounded by upland pine woods and maturing hardwood forests. Campers and day-users can choose from a variety of activities: picnicking, fishing, canoeing, or horseback riding. Its location on the Broad River makes fishing and boating easily accessible.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: No drinking water is available in the picnic area, but can be found in camping loop A.
Fees Campsites 1 – 30, $7/night for family site $14/night for group sites (10 & 30), maximum 14-day limit
Permit Info: A valid South Carolina fishing license is required to fish on the national forests.
Open Season: Now Open
Restrictions: Campground has self-service pay station. Campers have 30 minutes to pay for site at information/fee station. There is no day-use parking for horse trailers at the picnic area day use parking lot.
Water: Centrally located water spigots during open season
Restroom: Restrooms

General Information

Directions: From Hwy. 72 and Leeds Rd., County 12-25, drive north 1.8 miles. Turn left, at intersection of Leeds Rd., County 12-25, and County Rd. 49 and drive 0.1 miles. Cross over railroad tracks and drive 3.4 miles north to Park Rd., County 12-574. Turn left onto Park Rd., County 12-574, and drive 3.6 miles to the end of the paved road. From Hwy. 9 and County 49, drive south 5.6 miles.Turn right at Park Rd., County 12-574, and drive 3.6 miles to the end of the paved road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


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Water Activities

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