UUFC Campout

Save the date: June 9-​ 12 at Oconee State Park

UUFC Campout- Save the date: June 9-​ 12 at Oconee State Park

Come for some or all of the weekend. Your own camping gear is required.


UUFC Campout at the primitive group camp site at Oconee State Park June 9-12

Cost: $3/pp per night (includes swimming fee at the park lake)

This is a favorite activity that UUFC members and friends have enjoyed for many summers during our many years together. RAIN or SHINE!

Where: Oconee State Park 624 State Park RD Mountain Rest, SC 29664
Phone: (864) 638-5353 http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/oconee/introduction.aspx

Come to the Group Camp Site- if we are away at one of the activities listed below, we will leave a note to let you know when we will return. You can go ahead and set up your tent either way.

When: Friday, June 10 after 2:00 through Sunday noon, June 12 or just come for an evening, day, etc.

Things to do at and around the park:

  • Travel with us to the Walhalla Fish Hatchery to fish and/or hike 9:00 ish Saturday morning (bring fishing gear and license) http://hatcheries.dnr.sc.gov/walhalla/index.html

  • Saturday evening camp dinner: Cookout and Pot Luck. Bring meat to cook over the campfire; bring dish to share. (Please provide your beverage.)

  • Sunday morning Vespers before breaking camp

  • Lake swimming with diving platform at park (included in camping fee)

  • Canoe, pedal boat, carpet golf available at park $$

  • Hiking trails, playground, park store/gift shop; geocaching; biking

Driving Directions:
Travel to Walhalla and continue north for approximately 10 mi. on Hwy 28 after its intersection with Hwy 11. Turn right onto Hwy 107. The park will be 2 miles further on the right.

We will be at the park’s Group Camp Site: bear right as you drive into the park. The Group Camp Site shares a parking lot with the “Barn,” to the right as you enter the camping area of the park.

Please bring:

  • Your camping gear (tents only are allowed at the Group Camp site)

  • Food and dishes, etc., for your meals while camping

  • Camp chairs and bikes

  • Fishing gear

  • A pot luck dish to share for the Saturday evening meal (and meat that you would like to cook over the campfire and a beverage for yourself)

  • Cost: $3/per person/per night (payable to Kathy Crain at the park.)

For more information and to sign up, please contact Kathy Crain at 864 885 0662 or isencrain@gmail.com

We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven. ~Henry David Thoreau