Bank & Pier Fishing Access Sites - McCormick County

Please be aware that local governing bodies may have certain restrictions on these areas.

Handicap Accessible= Handicap accessible where indicated. Improvements have been made and continue to be made to these sites to allow for easier handicap access. However, minimum standards may not have been met in some of the older sites.

Lake Thurmond
Bakers Creek State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 60

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From McCormick, travel Hwy 378 W/E Gold Street approximately 3.9 miles. Turn right onto Huguenot Parkway. Travel 1.2 miles and turn left onto Baker Creek Road (state Road S-33-329).

Latitude/Longitude: 33.88286, -82.36009

Map:
Baker Creek State Park Bank (PDF 1.2MB)
Below Dam Recreation Area Pier
Parking Spaces: 8

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From the intersection of SC Hwy 28 and US 221 North of Clarks Hill, take a left onto US 221 towards Georgia. Travel on US 221 S for approximately 1.3 miles and turn left on Power Plant Road. Follow the road to Fishing Pier Road then turn left on Tailrace Way.

Latitude/Longitude: 33.6601, -82.19717

Map: Below Dam Recreation Area Pier (PDF 1.3MB)
Below Dam Recreation Area Pier

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Clarks Hill Recreation Area Bank
Parking Spaces: 25

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From the intersection of SC Hwy 28 and US 221 north of Clarks Hill, take a left onto US 221 towards Georgia. Travel on US 221 S for approximately 0.5 miles and turn right onto Clark Hill Park Road. Turn left onto Elijah Beach Drive, parking at end near the fishing area.

Latitude/Longitude: 33.67202, -82.1908

Map:
Clarks Hill Recreation Area Bank (PDF 1.1MB)
Clarks Hill Recreation Area Bank

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Dorn Fishing & Boating Facility Pier
Parking Spaces: 100

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes

Handicap Accessible
Directions: From McCormick, travel Hwy 378 W/E Gold Street 3 miles to a left on State Road S-33-124. Travel approximately 2.7 miles and turn right at the Dorn Facility Sign.

Latitude/Longitude: 33.84144, -82.34578

Map:
Dorn Fishing & Boating Facility Pier (PDF)
Dorn Fishing & Boating Facility Pier

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Hamilton Branch State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 5

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From Clarks Hill, take SC Hwy 28 W approximately 6.4 miles and turn left on State Park Road at the Hamilton Branch State Park entrance sign. Follow signs towards the boat ramp.

Latitude/Longitude: 33.74311, -82.21939

Map:
Hamilton Branch State Park Bank (PDF)
Hamilton Branch State Park Bank

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Hickory Knob State Park Bank
Parking Spaces: 10

Picnic Shelter: Yes

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From McCormick, travel Hwy 378 W/E Gold Street approximately 6 miles. Turn right onto State Road S-33-7/Hwy 7. Travel 1.6 miles and turn left on to Resort Drive.

Latitude/Longitude: 33.87868, -82.43088

Map: Hickory Knob State Park Bank (PDF 1.5MB)
Lake Thurmond Overlook Bank
Parking Spaces: 35

Picnic Shelter: No

Restrooms: Yes
Directions: From the intersection of SC Hwy 28 and US 221 north of Clarks Hill, take a left onto US 221 towards Georgia. Travel on US 221 S for 1.3 miles the Overlook Access Area will be on your right.

Latitude/Longitude: 33.66275, -82.19159

Map: Lake Thurmond Overlook Bank (PDF 1.4MB)
Lake Thurmond Overlook Bank

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