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Kershaw County

Kershaw County

In the Kershaw County seat of Camden, a vibrant downtown attracts foodies, antiquers, equine enthusiasts, and pickleball players, among others. Nearby, you’ll find charming inns, distilleries, grist mills, and historic sites that invite a leisurely stroll. Many varieties of birds make their homes in cypress stands along Lake Wateree, while Goodale State Park offers an excellent opportunity to view native flora and fauna. The Revolutionary War Visitor Center and the Historic Camden campus interpret the origins of the nation.

Kershaw County
Camden Antiques Market

This upscale antiques market represents 30 dealers in a climate-controlled location in the heart of Camden’s antique district. Located on Hwy. 521 in downtown Camden.

Experience the excitement of Camden’s nationally renowned steeplechase race that takes place each Spring–the Carolina Cup–on South Carolina’s race track, Springdale Race Course. A viewing stand welcomes visitors for early morning Thoroughbred workouts.

Kershaw County
Carolina Cup Racing

The National Steeplechase Museum is on site and features the history of steeplechase racing  through archival and interactive exhibits. Kershaw County is also home to extensive racehorse training facilities, horse farms and many equine events such as fox hunting, rodeos, and horse shows.

Kershaw County
Goodale State Park

Cypress trees line the spring-fed lake which offers boating and fishing. The park features a nature trail and a canoe trail, which gives the visitor an excellent opportunity to view the native flora and fauna. Picnic shelters, tables, playground equipment and a meeting facility are available. Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.