Welcome to the Newberry / I-26 / Sumter NF KOA!

"Centrally located in the middle of everywhere" is the best way to describe our 47-site, wooded campground. (That's right! No "parking lot" camping here!) Nestled on 19 acres in the "Piedmont" of South Carolina, you'll find us less than a mile off Exit 60 on Interstate 26 in Kinards (that's "Ky"-nerds), South Carolina.

While you're camping with us, feel free to "walkabout" this great state of ours by fishing in Lake Murray, hiking in Sumter National Forest, or catching a show at the Newberry Opera House (it ain't really opera). If you prefer eclectic restaurants, museums, and history, we're within an hour's drive of Columbia, Spartanburg, Greenwood, and Greenville.

We're a great stopping point, too. Whether you're headed to coastal destinations, like Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Hilton Head, and Savannah, or you're just "passing through" on your way to Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia, just give us a call for a safe, quiet, clean spot to rest your head for the night. With 28 pull-through, full hook-up (30/50amp service) sites, it's easy to roll in, roll out, and roll on! We also have 13 "back-in" sites that have water and electricity - perfect for a quick, weekend getaway. Tenters? We didn't forget about you! Enjoy one of our four rubber mulch sites. Other amenities include: saltwater pool, gem mining sluice, camp store, laundry facilities, dog park, playground, pavilion/outdoor movie theater, and dump and propane stations. We don't have cable, but our Wi-Fi is exceptional!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 110' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/15 - 10/15)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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Local Area


Looking for something fun to do that the whole family will enjoy? Check out this unique Adventure/Farm combo. Only 35 miles away from our campground, spend the day on their zipline and rope courses. Beyond all the adventures, they are a working farm with seasonal produce, farm fresh eggs, and u-cut flowers. Perfect day trip!

Call ahead or visit the website for hours of operation and reservations. Plus, use Discount Code KOA10 to receive 10% off when you book an online adventure!

Remember, there are a few adventure restrictions, and close-toed shoes are required!

181 Barefoot Acres Way

Fountain Inn, SC 29644




Lush Acres Farm

Located on 340 acres of Thornwell's campus in Clinton, South Carolina, LushAcres Farm is a working farm providing fresh specialty crops, meats, and family friendly festivals and markets throughout the year. 
Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Call for more information or see the website for Harvest Schedule.

1875 W Maple St. Ext

Clinton, SC 29325




Battle of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Learn about this pivotal Revolutionary War battle as you stroll along the park's two and a half mile-long nature trails. Be sure to stop at Horseshoe Falls.

398 State Park Road

Clinton, SC 29325




Axe Craft Depot Clinton

Stress management? Yes. Family fun? Yes. An overall good time? Absolutely!!!

Axe Craft Depot in Clinton, South Carolina, is one of the first entertainment venues Clinton has seen in a very long time. They strive to be a community-driven and family-friendly environment. All of the lanes are monitored by coaches to ensure your safety and make sure you are having the best time. They can also host parties for birthdays, showers, graduation, and retirement. Remember, closed-toed shoes are required.

223 West Main Street

Clinton, SC 29325




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