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Oconee Station State Historic Site

500 Oconee Station Rd, Walhalla, SC 29691-3126
+1 864-638-0079
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Very interesting

Very interesting historical site. 10 year old was very interested in the buildings and reading the... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Jodie F
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Something for both history buffs and nature lovers

We went to Oconee Station state Park on a Friday morning and parked in the lot by the office... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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500 Oconee Station Rd, Walhalla, SC 29691-3126
+1 864-638-0079
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Very interesting historical site. 10 year old was very interested in the buildings and reading the history. We did drive to next parking lot and did the hike to the falls. Very friendly park ranger as well with lots of history to tell. Great day...More

Thank Jodie F
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went to Oconee Station state Park on a Friday morning and parked in the lot by the office, bathrooms and the historic buildings. We first went to see the historic buildings. There is the William Richards house built in 1805 and the Stone Block...More

1  Thank lynyrdb
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is one of the earliest sites of colonial settlement in the upstate of SC. This was a major trading post with the Cherokee, colonist and British Army.

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very interesting historic site with a lot of information accessible to visitors. We did walk to the waterfall nearby, but it was a further hike than we had anticipated. We didn't realize that there was a parking area closer to it. It was worth walking...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The first stop is at the Oconee Station sign on the right coming from Hwy 11. It has a picnic and grill area which includes the bathrooms and 2 original buildings of the stagecoach station stop. The Station Falls is on down the Oconee Station...More

Thank ralecroy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Go ask Park Ranger Scott, who has been there 25 years, or assistant ranger Laura, and I promise you they will have the answer. Historic reenactments are done periodically, also!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My wife, grown daughter and I viewed the solar eclipse from the open ground surrounding the houses at this site, just up the hill. We were at Oconee with about 400 other folks, scattered across the site, with most over at the dam area. Where...More

Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Considering the fact that the station was built in the 1790s, it is in remarkably good condition. Be aware that you can only go in the buildings on certain days at certain hours. Check the website or their Facebook page. The path from the parking...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Ranger was very knowledgeable and friendly. She told us history of the buildings and answered all of our questions. Did the easy hike to the beautiful waterfall on the same day and nice outing.

1  Thank daydreambeliever2016
Reviewed 18 June 2017

There is plenty to learn and see here in the expanse of this state run site. Reaching all the way back to the late 17th Century to the present beautiful waterfall, trail and pond. Bring your hiking shoes and a bottle of H2O and enjoy...More

1  Thank trivial_matter
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