What to do in Croft State Park

Once part of a World War II Army training camp, Croft today is a popular park for area residents as well as out-of-state visitors. The adventurous park visitor may visit several cemeteries from early settlers, or numerous remnant Army structures. Its rolling terrain of 7,054 acres includes a wide variety of facilities. The park has 21 1/2 miles of equestrian trails, a stable and show ring. Horse shows are held regularly by a local equestrian club. There is a moderate two-mile hiking trail. The sheer size of the park provides an extremely large variety of habitats for deer, wild turkey and many other species.

The park includes 50 campsites which are available on a first-come, first-served basis, except for 2 sites which may be reserved exclusively for the handicapped. 5 sites accommodate RV's up to 40 ft., others up to 30 ft. Day-use facilities include a park store, hiking trail, equestrian trails, stables, and show ring. Enjoy fishing for for bass, bream, crappie and catfish. Private boats are restricted to trolling motors only. Also available are picnic shelters, playground equipment, a swimming pool, and seasonal tennis courts.

Recreation
This large park has many facilities and offers numerous recreation opportunities. Camping, picnicking, fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, tennis and swimming in the pool are all available. Tennis and the swimming pool are seasonal. The pool is offered upon availability of lifeguards.

Location
Croft State Park is located in northern South Carolina, near the city of Spartanburg. From I-85, take exit #73, go south onto I-585 and US 176 and follow park signs.

Climate
South Carolina generally has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm, humid summers. Snow and freezing temperatures are possible in the winter at the higher elevations. Thunderstorms are possible throughout the year but most common in the spring and summer. Tropical storms occasionally strike the coast during the hurricane season.

Address
450 Croft State Park Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Phone: 864-585-1283

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