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Overview

Modoc Campground is a popular park on J. Strom Thurmond Lake, just 5 miles from the Thurmond Visitor Center and Dam. The 70,000 acre lake and its 1,000+ miles of shoreline provide excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

Recreation

Thurmond Lake provides some of the best fishing, hunting and water sports in the southeastern United States. Anglers fish for largemouth bass, bream, crappie, catfish and striped bass. The large lake offers endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing and swimming opportunities.

Facilities

This campground, made up of two peninsulas, contains 68 sites with electrical hookups and 1 primitive site.

Each peninsula has a boat ramp, playground, hiking trail and beautiful views of the lake. Other amenities include flush and vault toilets, drinking water, showers, laundry facilities and a dump station.

A picnic shelter is available on a first come, first served basis.

Natural Features

Hot, humid summers and mild, pleasant winters characterize this heavily wooded area on the shore of Thurmond Lake. A mixed pine and hardwood forest covers the site, providing summer shade and fall color.

Wildlife is abundant around the lake. Visitors regularly see southern bald eagles, migratory waterfowl, wild turkeys and whitetail deer.

Nearby Attractions

Numerous parks and recreation areas lie around Thurmond Lake, providing additional boating, swimming, hunting and hiking opportunities. Nearby cities house museums, art galleries, zoos, restaurants, and shopping areas.

The Augusta National Golf Club hosts the Masters Golf Tournament annually the first week of April.
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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Ridge Road
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3.4mi
Lake Springs
J. Strom Thurmond Lake
3.7mi
Clarks Hill
J. Strom Thurmond Lake
3.8mi
West Dam
J. Strom Thurmond Lake
4.3mi
Below Dam South Carolina
J. Strom Thurmond Lake
4.3mi
Petersburg
J. Strom Thurmond Lake
4.5mi
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