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Oconee Station State Historic Site

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Beautiful, historic houses

This park has two beautiful historic houses. They are well-kept. Signs tell the history of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susie G
Anderson, South Carolina
Beautiful Park

We visited during the week when this “free” park was unattended. The trading post and the block... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Robert S
Greenville, South Carolina
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500 Oconee Station Rd, Walhalla, SC 29691-3126
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has two beautiful historic houses. They are well-kept. Signs tell the history of the houses. Note: after turning off Highway 11 onto Oconee Station Road, go about two miles and watch for the Oconee Station sign. At the sign, turn right to go...More

Thank Susie G
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We visited during the week when this “free” park was unattended. The trading post and the block house had signs that told a bit about the site and the historical significance of the area. The hike to the falls from the picnic area was about...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This visit was part of helping our daughter and grandsons become SC Ultimate Outsiders by visiting all 47 parks. It was about 91 degrees outside but the 1790's militia outpost was comparatively cool with its walls over a foot thick. The grandsons imagined Revolutionary era...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The site itself, is fascinating with a historic building that gives perspective, a handy restroom, etc. and helpful staff. The highlight is the mostly Class I super-easy trail on the mountain and through a bog with almost every species of plant around here (as well...More

2  Thank candleman51
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place that is historical and a little bit down the road is an awesome short hike to Station Falls. Great day trip.

Thank jawhite280
Reviewed 13 June 2018

These trading posts are a very important part of American history and this one is very well preserved. Worth a stop! Some very pretty falls nearby and worth the walk.

Thank Ephoist
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Went waterfall hunting while we were there....watch footing, slippery if you're not watching your steps. Oconee Station State Historic Site was great to walk around a look at and enjoyed the time there. Beautiful old buildings depecting life in by-gone times. Enjoyable.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Very interesting historical site. 10 year old was very interested in the buildings and reading the history. We did drive to next parking lot and did the hike to the falls. Very friendly park ranger as well with lots of history to tell. Great day...More

Thank Jodie F
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went to Oconee Station state Park on a Friday morning and parked in the lot by the office, bathrooms and the historic buildings. We first went to see the historic buildings. There is the William Richards house built in 1805 and the Stone Block...More

1  Thank lynyrdb
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is one of the earliest sites of colonial settlement in the upstate of SC. This was a major trading post with the Cherokee, colonist and British Army.

Thank Todd S
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