Anderson / Lake Hartwell KOA Holiday Campground Blog

How did Anderson SC get its name?

2/22/2022

Anderson is named for General Robert Anderson, a Revolutionary War hero, who came to South Carolina to assist his good friend, Andrew Pickens, in surveying land that had been given previously to the English Colony by area Native Americans. The City was founded in December 1826 and incorporated by an...

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Wifi

2/5/2021

The campground wifi is available throughout the park. We offer eight hours access each day. It is intended to keep in touch with family and friends via email, facebook and twitter and other low data usage.  Skype, streaming and other high data use will result in your wifi speeds slowing.

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What about Lake Hartwell?

2/5/2021

The campground has no access to Lake Hartwell.  We are located just 6 blocks to 2 miles away from public boat launches and a public recreation area.  The dam is about a 20 minute car drive away.The Hartwell Dam and Lake were completed in 1962. The construction of the dam that created Lake Hartwell...

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Online Reservations

2/5/2021

If making an online reservation for a Sunday arrival, the reservation should NOT be made after 11am as our office closes on Sundays at 1pm.  

Is Anderson in the mountains?

2/5/2021

Anderson lies nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the state’s northwestern corner.  The campground is approximately 30-45 minutes away from mountain hiking and beautiful waterfalls.The City of Anderson is located in the northwest corner of the state of South Carolina on the...

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Monthly Sites

3/9/2020

We do offer monthly sites. Please call the campground (800-562-5804) to determine availability. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required upon making a reservation.

The South Carolina State Tree

3/9/2020

The South Carolina Palmetto Tree stands tall as the state tree of our beautiful state. The palmetto tree is in the palm family and can grow to be 80 feet tall. Its gray green foliage is fan like. The palmetto tree is also the state tree of Florida and is known as the Cabbage Palm or Cabbage Palmetto...

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