Weldon Island

Townville, South Carolina

Overview

Weldon Island Recreation Area is a 138 acre siteconsisting of mixed hardwoods and pines, with fairly steep terrain. Area is currently developed as two separate day-use areas identified as Weldon Island and Hatton’s Ford and loacted less than .5 mile apart. Weldon Island presently offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 11 picnic sites, 1 picnic shelter with water and electric service, 1 comfort station, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and associated paved roads and parking areas throughout. Hatton’s Ford offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 12 picnic sites, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and paved roads and parking areas.

Recreation

Boating and water sports top the list of popular activities. Nearby Hattons Ford boat ramp is available year-round for visitors' convenience.

Facilities

Weldon Island presently offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 11 picnic sites, 1 picnic shelter with water and electric service, 1 comfort station, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and associated paved roads and parking areas throughout. Hatton’s Ford offers day-use and boat launching facilities consisting of 12 picnic sites, 1 boat ramp, 1 courtesy dock and paved roads and parking areas.

Natural Features

Hartwell Lake is a man-made lake bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers. The dam and lake area boasts 8 campgrounds and 11 day-use facilities that are operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The Hartwell Project was originally authorized for hydro-power, flood control, and navigation. Later, recreation, water quality, water supply and fish and wildlife management were added. Surrounding vegetation allows for plenty of shade, and the 962 miles of shoreline provide numerous swimming beaches, picnic areas and boat ramps.

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Charges & Cancellations

A $10 service fee will apply if you change or cancel a reservation more than 14 days in advance of arrival date. If you cancel a reservation within 14 days of your scheduled arrival date, you will forfeit the reservation fee.

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