Shelters with modern restroom facilities and convenient access make Mile Creek Park a vacationer's delight.
Campers will find both waterfront and waterview sites with water and electrical hookups, heated shower buildings with hot water showers and a sewage dump station.
Map of Mile Creek Park
The park features:
Paved boat ramps and parking for cars with trailers, offering boaters convenient access to scenic Lake Keowee for water skiing, sailing and some of the best fishing to be found anywhere. Restrooms are located in the landing area.
A 150-foot dock for loading and unloading boats.
More than seven miles of shoreline and rugged terrain greet the boater and bank fisherman.
Three public shelters for group outings each complete with water lights and large grills.
Numerous picnic sites, each with table and grill, throughout the park area.
A choice 4 play areas, 2 with playground equipment, and 1 basketball and volleyball court.
A park store that features limited grocery items and camping items, fire wood, drinks and snacks.
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A choice of secluded, shaded campsites makes Mile Creek Park an ideal home base from which to explore the many recreational and sightseeing opportunities within easy driving distance.
A total of 69 campsites are available, all with water and power hookups, and more than two-thirds of those campsites have direct access to the shoreline of the 12,500-acre Lake Keowee.
All campsites have fire rings and lantern posts. Three heated bathrooms containing hot-water showers are conveniently located throughout the camping area.
Security is provided 24 hours a day, with a resident ranger and camp hosts to assure that your visit will be a safe and peaceful one. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 p.m.
For those who enjoy venturing into the surrounding area, there are numerous attractions within 25 miles of Mile Creek Park.
Among the more notable of these attractions are Hagood Mill, an 1825 grist mill near Pickens; the
Calhoun Mansion in Clemson; the Pickens County Museum in Pickens; and a number of spectacular waterfalls. Golf and tennis are also within easy driving distance.
Take Hwy 8 to Pickens. In Pickens follow Hwy 183 to the intersection with Hwy 133, just north of Six Mile. Turn right onto Hwy 133, heading north. Two miles beyond intersection turn left onto Keowee Baptist Church Rd. Road will end at front gate of Mile Creek Park.
Take Hwy 133 north through Six Mile. Remain on Hwy 133, through Hwy 183 intersection. Two miles beyond intersection turn left onto Keowee Baptist Church Rd. Road will end at front gate of Mile Creek Park.
From Hwy 11:
Exit Hwy 11 at intersection with Hwy 133. Take Hwy 133 south toward Six Mile. Remain on Hwy 133 for seven miles. Turn right onto Keowee Baptist Church Road. Road will end at front gate of Mile Creek Park.