Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, & McCormick Counties
South Carolina's Old 96 District boasts the state's longest stretch of freshwater coastline, a mesmerizing haven for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike! Spanning over serene lakes, tranquil rivers, and lush wetlands, this unique region offers a picturesque landscape like no other. The pristine waters are perfect for fishing, boating, and kayaking, providing thrilling opportunities to connect with nature. Surrounded by charming towns and historical sites, there are plenteous opportunities for lake visitors to explore the area's rich heritage and cultural significance. Whether it's exploring the diverse wildlife, savoring breathtaking sunsets, or jumping in yourself, South Carolina's freshwater coast promises an unforgettable experience for all who visit.
Summer Adventures for Everyone
Discover the natural wonders of the Old 96 District with our comprehensive Camping Guide! Immerse yourself in lush forests, serene lakes, and breathtaking trails. Whether you're a tent camper or prefer the comforts of a RV or cabin, there's a camping spot for everyone in the Old 96 District. Unleash your inner adventurer!
Lock and load for an exhilarating experience at Palmetto Shooting Complex in South Carolina's Old 96 District! Aim for perfection with state-of-the-art facilities, expert instructors, and various shooting disciplines including an 18-hole trap course and 3D archery! From beginners to sharpshooters, everyone enjoys a new challenge!
Do you love to shop and support local businesses? Then you'll love the Old 96 District of South Carolina! Discover charming boutiques, artisanal crafts, and antique treasures. Indulge in local flavors and unique souvenirs. We can't wait to see what you find!
Whether it's a homemade peach cone at Sara's Roadside Market in Trenton, a sundae at Scoop's on West Main in Clinton, or a seasonal frozen lemonade at August & House in Edgefield (pictured), the Old 96 District knows its ice cream! Looking for more sweets during your visit? Check out our sweets trail, a free itinerary made just for you and your sweet tooth.
(Five places we're excited to visit soon—follow us on social media to join the adventure!)

  • McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House (Abbeville, SC) - Known for their lively historical tours offered to the public, we're excited to enjoy and learn more about this architectural gem of Abbeville!
  • Mario's Pizzeria (Edgefield, SC) - With a fun menu and delicious wood-fired pizzas, you'll want to come hungry!
  • West End Cafe (Greenwood, SC) - Famous for their delicious all-day breakfast served Tuesday-Saturday 7am-2pm, West End Cafe is the type of place where everyone knows everyone and everything on the menu is five stars!
  • The Lumberyard (Laurens County, SC) - Located in downtown Clinton, SC, The Lumberyard is a craft beer and wine bar. Follow them on Facebook for a schedule of upcoming live music!
  • McCormick Country Club (McCormick, SC) - Looking for a laid-back and picturesque golfing experience? Check out the McCormick Country Club right here in South Carolina's Old 96 District!