Date of Stay: June, 2011
We love this campground! We stayed on site 7, which was close to the pool and we had a view of the lake through the trees. A short walk and we could see Stone Mountain. We did the family gold adventure pass for Stone Mountain and it was worth the money. Lunch was included, as well as terrace seating for the laser show (we opted to bring our own chairs and still sit on the lawn, but the free popcorn and drinks were nice). It was peaceful fishing from one of the empty rustic sites and they have lots of ducks in the lake. Be careful of the squirrels: they are very brave and will jump right on your picnic table when you turn your head.
Date of Stay: September, 2009
A nice view if lake-front. Plenty of space between sites and "extra" spaces available to park your boat if you have one. Red mud abounds so pack old shoes & clothes. Touts itself as being a "resort" park, but clearly the campground is not it's prized jewel - campers are not allowed to use the pool (for cabin and hotel guests only) and the campground roads are not paved (which makes for a slippery road if raining). Golf course is really nice and well-maintained. We stayed on site 21 and it offered lots of privacy.
Date of Stay: July, 2009
Great campground! Lots of activities for the kids either at the pool or the covered shelter next to the beach. Rules are enforced (no rough play in the pool, bikes off the road, and exit the pool at 9pm sharp) but this makes for a safe environment for all. Covered shelter at each site is nice. We really liked: each site is pull-through so you only have side neighbors (not butt-to-butt neighbors as at other parks), the proximity of the beach, the ice cream shop, the activities. We didn't like: paying $10/day for Wi-Fi (it's even free at the state park) and not knowing what site you're "assigned" until you check in (they still use a paper method!).
Date of Stay: June, 2009
Great place to camp! We camped during the summer and it was very busy, but reasonably quiet considering all sites were full. We did not stay lakefront and I'm glad. It seemed that there isn't much privacy because campers walk through your site to get to the lake. Many boats were parked lakeside. All sites are paved, which is great for a state park and they have a tackle shop nearby with ice and goodies to buy for the kids.
Date of Stay: July, 2008
A great location with lots to do around the area including shopping, movies and restaurants. Lots were of nice size. Playgrounds, hiking and a lake are not in the campground, but a reasonable walking distance within the park. Since we camped on a holiday weekend, it was crowded, but surprisingly not noisy at all. Park Ranger was nice and drove around to inform us of an upcoming storm so we could prepare. Bathrooms could have been cleaner, but I suppose for a holiday weekend they experienced heavier traffic than usual. We will plan to stay here again.
Date of Stay: July, 2008
This is a great park if you enjoy the Mt. Pleasant side of Charleston, which my family does. Even though it's away from downtown, there are many things to do. Wal-Mart is within 5 minutes, a family fun park is next door, and the Isle of Palms connector will get you to the beach in about 15 minutes. We enjoyed going to get ice cream at a place named "Ye Old Fashioned", only 10 minutes away. The park was clean, with clean bathrooms/showers, and really nice hosts. We will definitely plan to return.