Woods Ferry Recreation Area


Area Status: 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.

All campsites at Woods Ferry are available for reservation on recreation.gov.   Horses are allowed in designated sites.  Woods Ferry campsites will continue to cost $7 per night at a standard site and $14 per night at a group and double site.  

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At a Glance

Reservations: All campsites at Woods Ferry are available for reservations on recreation.gov.  Horses allowed in designated sites. 
Fees: $7/night for family site; $14/night for group sites, 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: Stay is limited to 14 days. 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: Vault toilets
Information Center: 17 family campsites with tables and grills. Horses allowed at designated sites only. Sites with horse corrals: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12. Sites without corrals but horse allowed:16, 17. Non equestrian sites: 9, 11, 13, 14, 15.

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

Activities

Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

17 family campsites with tables and grills. Horses allowed at designated sites only.

Sites with horse corrals: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12. Sites without corrals but horse allowed:16, 17.

Non equestrian sites: 9, 11, 13, 14, 15. 

Group Camping

Two group campsites-Site 10 has horse corrals.

No. of Sites 2
Reservation Info Campground has self-service pay station. Campers have 30-minutes to pay for site at information/fee station. No fee for day use.

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

Horse Camping

17 family campsites with tables and grills. Horses allowed at designated sites only.

Sites with horse corrals: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12. Sites without corrals but horse allowed:16, 17.

Non equestrian sites: 9, 11, 13, 14, 15. 

Water Availability Available

Horse Riding

Water Availability Available

Picnicking

Picnic tables and grills
Reservation Info Campground has self-service pay station. Campers have 30-minutes to pay for site at information/fee station. No fee for day use.

Group Picnicking

Two group picnic shelters, Picnic tables and grills
Reservation Info Campground has self-service pay station. Campers have 30-minutes to pay for site at information/fee station. No fee for day use.
Group Shelter two available

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.70144

  Longitude : 
-81.4512