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Croft State Park

The land that is presently Croft State Park was cultivated from the late eighteenth 100 years, and old farmsteads can in any case be tracked down in the recreation area as well as six family graveyards and two church burial grounds. During the Revolutionary War, an engagement among Patriots and Loyalists was battled at the crossroads of Fairforest and Kelsey streams. In the late nineteenth century a four-story lodging at Whitestone Springs pulled in retreat guests to the evidently mending lithium springs. The lodging consumed in 1930, yet the spring and a few establishments remain and are open by means of a climbing trail.

A year prior to the United States entered World War II, the national government paid proprietors to fitting their homestead land and convert it into a fundamental preparation office (Infantry Replacement Training Center) for the U.S. Armed force. In the end a quarter million soldiers prepared at the post, named for Major General Edward Croft (1874-1938), a local of Greenville, South Carolina, and a previous head of Army Infantry. Camp Croft helped the neighborhood economy, particularly during development, however it likewise stressed the lodging, sporting, and wellbeing offices of the little Upstate people group. During the last boink 18 months of the conflict, almost 1,000 German detainees of war were interned there.

Following deactivation of the base on July 31, 1945, the public authority sold 7,000 of its 19,000 sections of land to the province of South Carolina for use as a recreation area, which opened in 1949. Land created nearby the recreation area toward the north is currently important for the Camp Croft people group.

Park exercises incorporate picnicking, setting up camp, climbing, geocaching, mountain trekking, and bird watching. Fishing is accessible on two lakes, including the 165-section of land Lake Craig

Conveniences incorporate a jungle gym, outing covers, a shooting range, broad off-road bicycle trails and a recreation area store. Equestrian offices incorporate a stable with rental slows down, a show ring, and miles of pony trails.


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1301 E. Washington St.

Greenville, SC 29607


Monday-Friday 11 am-7 pm

Saturday 10 am-5 pm

Sunday 12 pm-5 pm


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102 E. Curtis St.

Simpsonville, SC 29681


Monday - Closed

Tuesday-Friday 11 am-7 pm

Saturday 10 am-5 pm

Sunday 12 pm-5 pm

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