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4 RV Parks near Chester, South Carolina
May 2018 - $20.00
Chester State Park is a beautiful, small campground. The grounds and roads are very well maintained, and the sites are clean. Sadly, there are only 3 sites with an open view to the lake (which is 50+ yards or more away)... which means that if anyone wants to spend time at the lake (which is everyone), they have to cut through the areas around those 3 sites to get to it. This doesn't seem like it would be an issue, as there are several ways to get around the sites without cutting right through someone else's campsite, but it seems that cutting through an actual site is the way most people made their way down there. Basically, there's not much respect for "personal space". We didn't really have an issue with this, and still found the trip to be very relaxing (even with the distance to the lake, the view was amazing), but if you are more of a private person, this may be annoying to you. Another nice feature is that this park has a disc golf course, but you need to be a bit better than a beginner to really enjoy it (we are beginners). The course is cut out nicely, but it's still like hiking and the "rough" is really rough, so losing your disc in the woods can result in a lot of brier cuts and scrapes. - FlowerChild7275
Apr 2018 - $18.00
Site was very nice for one without sewer hook-ups. Electric was stable and good. Water pressure was a little low for us to take showers. One of the toilets in the men's bathroom was broken loose from the floor and appeared to have been that way for a long time. My wife told me that there was two toilets in the women's bathroom that were broken the same way. The main problems that we had was with the enforcement of their pet policies. We kept our small dog on a 6' leash as the rules stated, but there were several other campers that just let their dogs run loose with nothing restricting their movements. One of the campers had a very large dog that was on about a 20' rope and when we went by that campsite I thought the dog was going to break the rope until the owner had to grab the dog and physically restrain him. Also there were several sites where the dogs were tied out to a tree, or the camper, and allowed to stay there. I thought that you were not supposed to do that. We tried to be very careful of the other camper's sites when we were walking but I noticed that some of the other campers did not care and would just walk through any of the sites that they wanted to. I also noticed several sites that had at least three or more vehicles parked at the site. Most of these sites are small and barely able to have one vehicle parked much less 3 or 4 vehicles. We also noticed that some of the vehicles were driving very fast through the campgrounds even though there was a 5 mph speed limit. This could be a great place to camp if the camp host or the rangers would monitor the campers and make them obey the rules. Why have rules if you are not going to enforce them? We will not be staying at Chester State Park again until they start making everyone go by the rules. - dakota ev
Apr 2018 - $21.00
Chester State Park is a frequent camping destination for us.
>They recently upgraded all of the sites with 50 amp service! Yay! Hopefully sewer will come with a future upgrade.<
The park is generally pretty quiet and a great place for a relaxing weekend getaway for us.
The campsites are well kept. The grills and campfire rings have also recently been upgraded at each site.
I cannot comment on the restroom and shower facilities as we do not ever use them.
The children's playground is located in the park's main picnic and recreation area, which is away from the campground. - landcruisers
Sites: 40 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 1 Reviews
Dec 2007 - $16.00
This is an attractive park on a lovely lake. However the sites were difficult to navigate, We were in a 38' fifth wheel and ended up parking in the large lakefront lot and walking around trying to find a site that we could back into. They claim to have pull throughs, but I didn't see any. If you have a smaller RV and can get here early in the afternoon ( no reservations), this would be a nice place to spend some time. - eimac
Sep 2018 - $31.00
We have camped here many times over the past several years while visiting family in the area and also shopping, touring in the Charlotte NC area. Very nice county park and campground on Lake Wylie. No cable but there is good reception with conventional antenna. Most sites have a little slope so leveling is necessary. The location of the sewer hook up in a lot of sites is near the front of the site. You may need up to four sections of sewer hose to connect depending on the location of tank connections. - subldo
Jul 2018 - $31.00
We stayed here for 3 weeksWe have stayed here before previously. Our favorite place in the Charlotte area. Sites are spacious, not too close together. Had full hookups for $31/night. We stayed in the wooded side, lots of shade. Not great for satellite tv, got enough to watch from local channels. There is Wi-Fi depending on how close you are to the transmitter. Pretty busy during the summer on the weekends being close to the lake. Middle of the week we pretty much had it to ourselves. Highly recommend this park. - Vicksburg
Jul 2018 - $31.00
This is a wonderful small County run park that has it all. Lake swimming, boating, wooded campsites and some that are not. Very helpful people on site. I changed my reservation twice and they really worked to accommodate my one night stay. We had a full hookup drive through site #31 that was wonderful. Really couldn't ask for more. My fifth wheel had a water issue and the Ranger shut the water off. Hadn't been back at the site 5 minutes before someone told me about it. Really helpful. Roads and sites in that park are all first rate. - BWolfAR
Oct 2017 - $27.00
Lovely place to spend a fall week-end. Not a lot of "attractions." There is a nice museum and some well kept trails but I think the main draw is the peace and quiet.
Our 23' TT and extended cab fullsize truck fit fine, but I wouldn't want to pull much longer in there. But there was a 40' class A in the pull through site next to us, so it can be done.
Mostly shady sites. Clean restrooms. Site surface is a concrete pad featuring a fire ring and picnic table. - richamor
Jul 2017 - $20.00
Campsites are extremely tight. This park could be much better, but too many trees and sites are too close together. I almost gave up but we finally we able to get our camper in after neighbors moved their cars. The trees right on the road make navigating through the park hazardous. We stayed in one of the only two full hookup sites. The back-in site stated it was for a 40 ft camper but was really for a pop up. Site was very unlevel. There is a nice lake for fishing so its not all bad, but campground needs to cut some trees before I will go back.
You get what you pay for. Don't expect a lot of room. - Pete Trurnero
Dec 2016 - $20.00
Visited in Cold Weather ( nights below freezing ). The campground has freeze proof water connections at site and we just disconnected hose at night and reconnected during the day. Very nice small pack, a little tight for larger rigs. We stayed in site 11 which is a bit of a trick to back in between trees and drop off along side of site. We will choose another site ( lots of good other choices ), on a second visit. Suggested to park management that they may want to consider removing the problematic tree. :-) Good location, trails to hike and good historical visit. Close to Landsford Canal SP as well if you are interested in Upstate SC history. 8 miles from shopping, gas and dining if needed. - Dale-from-NC