Hester’s Bottoms Campground

Mount Carmel, South Carolina, 864-391-CAMP

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Overview

Located in Mt. Carmel, South Carolina, Hester’s Bottoms is a beautiful campground that sits on the 71,000 acre Strom Thurmond Lake (also known as Clarks Hill Lake). Under new management since March of 2021, the campground offers 39 waterfront RV sites and 5 waterfront primitive sites. All of the RV sites offer 50-, 30-, and 20-amp services, water and Wi-Fi.


Guests are invited to use our private boat launch, boat dock, fish from the banks and enjoy the private beach and playground. We offer three bathhouses, each with private hot showers. Campground activities including fishing, swimming, walking, bike riding, kayaking, picnicking, or just hanging with friends and family and watching the sun set in the water.


If you’re interested in enjoying golf carts, kayaks, paddleboards, and more during your stay, we have a rental program right here in the campground — no need to load up your equipment! Just travel light and enjoy renting our toys while you stay at Hester’s Bottoms.


We welcome guests of all ages! It is our mission that if you come as a stranger, you will leave as a friend. Keep an eye out for our year-round events that offer something for the entire family!

Open

Year-Round

Park Features

Site Options
Oversized/Big Rig Sites
Pull Through Sites
Slide out Sites
Back-In Sites
Compact RV Sites
Tent + Fire Ring/Picnic Table
Recreation
Boating
Bocce Court
Canoeing
Corn Hole
Fishing
Kayaking
Playground
Swimming
Volleyball
Wildlife Viewing
Amenities
Bike Rentals
Convenience/General Store
Fire Pit
Firewood
Gated Entry
Golf Cart Rentals
Internet Access
Picnic Area
Playground
Restroom/Shower Facilities
Security Cameras
Waterfront
Services
20 Amp Service
30 Amp Service
50 Amp Service
Dumpstation
Wi-Fi
Trash Pickup
On-Site Management
Honey Wagon Pump Out Services
Lifestyle
Family Friendly
Pet Friendly
Pet Friendly - Breed Restricted