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Check Out SC: State Park Backpack Program: SC State Parks

This guide contains resources for public librarians for Check Out SC. Information includes a description of the program, backpack contents, reading recommendations, a list of state parks and more.

About SC State Parks

Come Out and Play

With more than 80,000 acres of protected lands stretching from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the sand dunes of the Atlantic Ocean, South Carolina state parks protect some of the most inviting natural, cultural and recreational destinations in the country. 

Discover stunning forested mountains and towering waterfalls, blackwater rivers and scenic inland lakes, white sand beaches and ancient inland shores, treasured American historic sites and priceless cultural treasures.

State Parks Finder

The following parks have accessible trails, some of which may be boardwalks:

  • Huntington Beach
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Edisto Beach
  • Landsford Canal
  • Lee
  • Woods Bay

The following parks have handicap accessible piers:

  • Santee 
  • Lake Hartwell
  • Sadlers Creek
  • Chester
  • Lake Greenwood. 


Every beach park has beach wheelchairs available for use.

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