Aiken State Park

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Aiken State Park
Reflection over lake aiken sc.jpg
Aiken State Park Lake
Nearest cityWindsor, SC
Coordinates33°32′50″N 81°29′15″W / 33.547189°N 81.487491°W / 33.547189; -81.487491Coordinates: 33°32′50″N 81°29′15″W / 33.547189°N 81.487491°W / 33.547189; -81.487491
Area1,067 acres (4 km2)
Created1934
Camp sitestent and RV sites, primitive group camping area
Hiking trails3-mile Jungle Trail loop
LogoAiken State Park logo.png

Aiken State Park is a state park located near the town of Windsor in Aiken County, South Carolina.

History[edit]

Aiken State Park was one of the 16 original parks in South Carolina, built by an African American detachment of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Many of the original buildings are still in use.[1]

Activities and amenities[edit]

Activities available at the park include picnicking, fishing, bird watching, boating, swimming, geocaching, biking and camping. There are a few nature trails in the park as well.

Amenities include a playground, picnic shelters, horseshoe pits, a boat ramp on the Edisto River, a 1.7 mile canoe trail and a park store.

Visitors can rent fishing rods and reels, non-motorized fishing boats and canoes from the park office.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History Interpretation". 2013-09-07.
  2. ^ "Things to Do". 2013-09-05.

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