Lee State Natural Area is a gateway to the Lynches River, a designated state scenic river. The park encompasses 2,839 acres of diverse habitat that includes a vast hardwood floodplain forest, numerous artesian springs, a millpond and sandhills. Visitor amenities include a campground, nature trails, equestrian facilities and picnic area.
The park was originally built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, a New Deal program created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to help young men learn new skills and provide jobs.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Fishing for sunfish, redbreast, catfish and bass may be enjoyed from the banks of the Lynches River.
A valid South Carolina fishing license is required.
Children under 14 may fish in the Artesian Lake which has been stocked with catfish.
Check with the park for special rules and regulations.
Lee State Park is located near Bishopville, Hartsville and Sumter