25 Parks near Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Travelers Rest, South Carolina (map) | (864) 834-8150
Sites: 55 | Latest Rate: $48.00 | 8 Reviews
Jul 2016 - $48.00
Very snotty about their facility. No weekly or monthly rates because "we have to turn people away every day".
Linear park, all facilities are at the end away from the highway so very few are going to be near the pool, laundry, etc.
The sites are overall very nice, creek running behind all the back-in sites.
Water hookup very difficult as it is below ground level, and only a few inches of clearance for your knuckles. - User2370
Jun 2016 - $40.00
This is. Great RV park. We stay here 3 to 4 times a year (our son works in Greenville). This couple are incredible hosts focusing on each camper's needs. Sites are level and gravel covered, with picnic tables. The host personally assists each camper in getting into their site. - Jacksonturnbull
May 2016 - $56.00
This KOA is small, but in a great location for visiting Greenville, and biking the Swamp Rabbit trail from Travelers Rest to Greenville. The family owners have gone to a lot of trouble to make the camping experience here pleasant. Bathrooms, laundry and grounds are very clean. Garbage pick up is at your site daily. We stayed 5 nights in a pull thru at the back of the park and it was spacious. The sites are a comfortable distance apart and all come with a patio and picnic table. We've always thought that the KOA pricing was high, but they are geared to families and activities for the kids and that's baked into the price. So for all those who complain about the pricing, perhaps they would be better served to seek out resorts with concrete pads and lake views. After all, this IS a family campground. We will definitely use this park again for our next visit to Greenville. - Dunwrkn
Mar 2012 - $44.00
The previous reviewers that classify this park as a bait and switch park are correct. This CG is in the current PA catalog and on the PA website. They are not on the "discontinued campground" list. Our rate was $44. a night, which is too much for this area. Oh, they do call this place a "resort". It does appear as if a lot of work was put into this CG. The small office is very nice and has a deck outback. The laundry room is small (2 each washer and dryer) and clean. Restrooms are also clean. Free wifi was satisfactory, the free cable was not. The picture was very fuzzy. There was a cable repair man out but the clear picture remained clear for only a short period. Another unpleasant occurrence was a sanitation pump truck working a few feet away from us for over an hour. Both noisy and smelly. Even though we will pass through here twice a year, we won't stay again. - hunkahunka
Jun 2011 - $26.00
We chose this campground based on the most recent review thinking corrections had been made with new management. When we called we were told that they took Passport America. Got here and was given site #5 which is five sites from a busy highway. Told on the phone we would have site #26 (which was a big back in site away from the noise that stayed empty during our visit). The site was the most difficult in five years of RVing and I had to jack knife to get in. The "stream" in the back of the sites are a trickle of water so "waterfront sites" is a misnomer. The bathrooms in the office are outdated and has mold issues. There is no clear on site manager or person with legitimate power to make decisions. When we asked for a receipt, there was a discount but the office person said they do not take Passport America and we were charged for "free Wi-Fi." The Passport America logo is up on their door. Sounds like bait and switch. There are 13 sites with permanent residents which lend a different atmosphere than the "resort" they claim to be. Some of the permanent RVs looked old and deserted but were being occupied. The game room and new laundry are in utility sheds up a hill. The game room shed has some video games and that is it. I would not return which is unfortunate because the grounds are well kept and with reconfiguration of sites and on-site management this could be a "resort." But not under the current circumstances. - TailsAwagging
Dec 2010 - $36.00
A great park. We have stayed here twice, once in June 2010 and we came back in Dec. The summer visit was great and we had a wonderful time so decided to return in Dec. We got everything we had hoped for, even a white Christmas. We love this park and now they have a pool and game room, and laundry room, with two new showers and pool rec area opening this summer: it just keeps getting better. I can say: this is the nicest park, the best place to come for a family, to hike, rest and relax. They have a lot to offer and the price is very reasonable. A very clean, neat park and you can tell the management really cares about how the park looks and wants everyone to enjoy their stay. - jhouse
Mar 2016 - $19.00
We have stayed at Paris Mountain State Park half a dozen times in the past few years. We love it. We camp in a 32' Motorhome. There are a good # of sites that will accommodate a 32' Motorhome. There are a lot of sites that are not level, but that's what levelers are for.
It is an older park, but it has been well maintained. The bath houses are always clean. This is the first time we've been there when the Campground Host actually did something. He was visible our entire trip. He was friendly.
I do not agree with previous reviewers that this park is not for Motorhomes. Anything over 40 feet long will be a problem. There are several sites that will accommodate a 40 foot long Motorhome. The drive through the park to the campground is a typical mountain park with switchbacks and relatively narrow roads. Two RVs would probably have a problem passing each other at certain points, so just use caution.
The campground's posted rate is $19/night. There is a reservation fee if you reserve through Reserve America. We always donate a few dollars when we make our reservation and always drop a few dollars into the iron ranger outside the free firewood.
Did I mention they offer free firewood? It is usually wet, but it is seasoned. This is the only campground I've ever been to that offers free firewood. Most charge a hefty sum for a few small pieces of wood.
We stay here at least once a year. Wish we lived closer to enjoy it more often. - mgirardo
Sep 2015 - $22.00
This is an older park and many sites are not level. Sites 34, 36 & 38 were good and level and will accommodate a larger rig. There are many low limbs getting into the park. Nothing big so no damage. Just irritating. The location is great for visiting downtown Greenville. What a wonderful town! - User3010
Jun 2015 - $20.00
This park is not for motor homes. Sites are small, quite uneven, and several sites are on an angle; some 20-30 degrees! And the most important thing is the road up to the campground is very dangerous for motor homes! It's a one lane curvy, mountain road and many of the locals or employees of the park drive very fast on this road, never thinking about what they might encounter on a turn. There are no garbage bends in the campground, many picnic tables are on unlevel ground which means they are useless. There was no flat ground to unhitch our towed vehicle. One site across from us was so uneven due to tree roots that you could not park a car on it. I just didn't see any maintenance in the camp area but someone felt it important enough to put concrete bumpers in a parking lot across from the office. Tenters and small campers might like this but I would not return in anything. - User1828
Sep 2015 - $25.00
For longer stays, such as retirees for a season or longer. Gravel roads, sloped sites; trees, shrubs & grass make it much more pleasant. Sites are close, but it is no parking lot. Fully self-contained units only. Many have added decks or patios.
Only special feature is the Flower Mill, which we didn't get to see. - Carolina Girl
Jun 2011 - $30.00
Rough place for the most part. Very accommodating though. Nearly all shaded and woodsy. No grass, all dirt and crushed stone. Several units that haven't moved in years and shouldn't have been inhabited but were. Almost no grass for dogs. Would not go back. - johns3
Apr 2010 - $30.00
Convenient park for visiting Taylors or the surrounding area. We were here for a five day church conference in Taylors. Many permanent or semi-permanent RV's, but they have some short term spots available. There are no toilets or showers, but full hookups with 30 or 50 amp are available. It worked for us, and we would stay here again if in the area. - bill1443
Jul 2009 - $30.00
We stayed here for 2 nights while attending the Greenville AKC dog show. Mostly permanent and long-term residents, but the "overnight" sights have plenty of room and the roads are wide. The residents were very friendly and the owner (even though I never actually SAW her) was accessible by cell phone and very accommodating and helpful. Very quiet park with lots of trees. Great location close to downtown and Carolina First Center. No Wi-Fi or cable for overnight guests (I think they have cable for long-term). - melissab7
Oct 2015 - $30.00
We have camped here 3 times over the last several years (spring and fall). Great small campground. Quiet and relaxing. Clean restroom and laundry. Sites up always neat and tidy. Owners are absolutely the best and take pride in making you feel welcome and like family. Sunday mornings they have devotional and breakfast for the campers. We love the proximity to DuPont State Forest and Brevard. We'll keep coming back! - Luv2hike
Oct 2015 - $36.00
Great place! Really out in the woods! 50amp service and sewer available. Only 14 spots, so have to be lucky to get one. Manager was friendly and helpful....he even helped us park our camper! Spots are not as secluded as we thought, but they were wide, shady and quiet. Wifi was outstanding, though no cable TV was available. Rained hard during our stay, but water drained off nicely. Would definitely camp here again. - bmar9964
Oct 2015 - $32.00
We stayed at Solitude Point in a 40' motorhome for a week. Stay a week and the 7th night is free. It was a small RV park in the mountains among pine trees and was very quiet and serene. The owners were so accommodating from the moment we arrived. We were guided to our site and the owner even started a fire for us in the fire pit. If towing a vehicle, we recommend to disconnect prior to arriving since the park office is uphill and located at the top. Excellent Wi-Fi and satellite was available if needed. We would definitely stay here again if in the area. - sydney9
Jul 2016 - $25.00
This is a somewhat unusual park, in that it is actually owned by a non-profit organization with origins back to Airstream. In recent years the campground has been opened to anyone with a self-contained RV as the campground does not have shower facilities. Sites are full hookup, complete with municipal water supply. If you're looking for a playground, pool, picnic table at each site, this is probably not the place for you. However if you're looking for a quiet, peaceful place with some of the friendliest campers you'll ever encounter anywhere, then this is a place for you. There is a small river about 200 feet off the south end of the park for a refreshing swim. Also there is a large covered area with many rockers for you to sit and enjoy the sun setting on the mountains to the west. If you have a larger RV, this is one of the very few places in the South Carolina foothills that can easily accommodate the largest RV's made. Palmetto Cove is close to many fantastic waterfalls, hiking trails and several very large South Carolina State Parks, albeit all with very limited or no accommodations for larger RVs. The campground always has full time volunteer hosts on site. About the only time the campground is really busy is when a rally is being hosted. Though they do not take reservations, a call ahead is suggested if you want to avoid being there during a rally. Other times they do space the campers out to give everyone a lot of space. Almost all of the campground sites provide good satellite access, and there are several strong over-the-air TV stations also available. Verizon and AT&T signals are weak in the campground but workable throughout most of the campground. - Johnson's
Apr 2016 - $25.00
Plenty of sites, open space, all grass some shade. Most are fairly narrow but big rigs are easily accommodated. Sort of an "outback" type of park. Off the beaten path. Lots of nature hikes on site and nearby. Good river access by foot. Good river fishing nearby. - Jacob D
Oct 2015 - $25.00
This park is set up in a rally configuration with long rows of close together sites in large field. It is perfect for large group or rally camping. Sites are grass surface. Full hookups plus free wifi which was slow when park was full. Over 100 sites. Large pavilion for group events. Short hike to river. The surrounding mountains are beautiful in fall color. - Florida 55
Oct 2014 - $35.00
This is a clean park for adults. There are occasional distant barking dogs, but otherwise it's very quiet. Sites are gravel and dirt, near level, wide, not especially long, with no shade. Water faucets are somewhat below ground, making connection awkward. Some sites have unthreaded sewer connections. Voltage is good. Roads in the park are gravel, adequately wide, in good condition, with a few small potholes. The road into the park is asphalt, in very good condition, but essentially one lane; there's not room for two larger RVs to get past each other. The owner and staff are friendly and helpful. Wi-Fi is strong; typical speed is 60 kB/s, but can be much slower. Verizon LTE works well. Laundry: 1 top-loader ($1.50), 1 dryer ($1.50 for 45 min.). There is one shower. Rate is the daily rate; there are also very reasonable weekly and monthly rates. Cash only. - wjzcbn
Apr 2014 - $25.00
Lovely park with two lakes, fishing and surrounded by trees. Very quiet and private. Gated security. The owner is very nice and honest. I accidentally gave her $20 too much and she came back to return it. The only negative is some of the sites are not very level. We couldn't set up in the first one because of this. If we are ever in this area again we definitely would stay here. - DennisD
Apr 2010 - $20.00
A clean and quiet facility. Campground appears to be a work in progress: still developing. Road directions were a bit nebulous, but eventually found the place. All in all, not bad. - MaryAnnFrederick
Jun 2016 - $0.00
My husband I and saw this campground on a Google search of the area and went to their website. We did not stay here, but we drove through it while we were visiting the area. The GPS shows an 11.11 foot underpass so I checked the website. It said to follow their directions and DO NOT GPS this campground. After following their directions we got there. My husband and I know we would not stay at this campground because the roads were so winding, curvy, and narrow. We have a 42' motor coach and it would have but too much for it. But for 5th wheels and pull behinds would be just fine. Now, as we drove through the campground, it looks like a local family campground, with many permanent residents. The road going to the campground was said to be dirt and with pot holes. They have paved the entire road up to the entrance of the park. But it is only a 1 lane road. Very, very tight if someone is going out. I gave it a 6 only because of the access to and from would not be suitable for large coaches. - Honeybear & Sugarbear
Dec 2015 - $35.00
1st off, this place is not easy to find. We passed the entrance and ended up down a mountain and a train overpass in which we thought we would never be able to clear. Owner needs to a larger sign and well in advance to the turn in. Basically a one lane gravel road with lots of holes. Would not recommend anyone with a camper over 30'. Lots of permanent trailers there. The lake, if that's what you want to call it, is small, though our boys did have fun on the kayaks after they waited almost 30 minutes for one, because none of the children would give them up. Plenty to do for kids. Our site was a pull-through and REAL tight to get in. Not level at all. Most sites were not level. Small fire ring. - Prowler on the loose
Jul 2015 - $36.00
Clean campground and very family oriented. Lots of activities for children. Camped July 4th holiday with friends and family and had a blast. Huge July 4th fireworks display. - Darron_Christy
Jun 2016 - $40.00
Black Forest was a very quiet campground with easy access to DuPont State Forest, Brevard, and Pisgah National Forest. There is a narrow, winding, gravel road that leads to check-in. The pool was open, but we didn't use it. The sites were level and the bathrooms were clean.
The campground has "Resort" in the name, but there is nothing about the campground that is resort-like. Our site was a pull-in which meant that the back of our rig was closest to the road - we arrived on a Thursday and asked to change to a back in site, but were told that they were already assigned (not reserved) and could not be changed - very inflexible, IMHO. The owners have strung a cable across the road leading to the campground sites - it is inconvenient to have to remove and replace the cable every time in and out.
Finally, the steps leading to the bathroom are uneven and there are no rails on either side to help steady folks walking up or down the stairs. At the least, it is dangerous, especially for older campers, and is also not constructed to code.
There are better choices in the area. - uga1988
Oct 2015 - $36.00
Nice park in a very scenic area. Restrooms & shower house were very clean. Hosts were very helpful with info on the area. My only "negative" on this place was they assign you a site. I understand they need to manage their place, but if it's not crowded, then why can't you go in and scope out your own site that you prefer? - Bob806
Jun 2015 - $50.00
The park is well laid out. You don't feel like you are crammed in next to your neighbor. There are plenty of spots for every type of camping equipment (tent to large RV).
The owners are on site, VERY friendly. helpful and knowledgeable about the area.
The facilities are clean and well kept.
The only downside is that I couldn't find a spot with 50 amp service (oh well...1st world camping problems). - ETCTA