Welcome to Clarendon County, Home of the Striped Bass Festival!


Man Fishing

Beautiful Lake Marion offers anglers a broad range of fishing pleasures.

Known for championship-level catches of striped bass, Clarendon’s Lake Marion is home to several professional bass fishing tournaments including the world-famous Citgo/Bassmasters Tournament and the Wal-Mart/FLW tour. Fishing guides are available to help you guarantee a tremendous time on the lake.

If you like a little more fight in your fish, you won’t want to miss the catfish on Lake Marion. Reader’s Digest magazine named Lake Marion one of “America’s 100 Best” for fishing and specifically pointed to the lake’s catfish.

Please visit and click the link under "Quicklnks" for lake landing closing updates.

Golf Course

Clarendon County has an abundance of opportunities for world-class golfing. There are five courses in the county and more than 100 courses within a quick and easy drive. With mild winters and glorious springs and falls, golf is a year-round delight in Clarendon County.
Golf Courses In Clarendon County
* Foxboro Golf Club
* Players Course at Wyboo Plantation
* Shannon Greens Golf Club
* Wyboo Golf Club

Hunting and Hiking In Clarendon County

Hunting DogHunting is also a popular pastime in Clarendon County. Whether you prefer deer, turkey or other small game, the woodlands of Clarendon County offer hunters a true treasure. There are several sporting clay operations throughout the county as well as hunting preserves devoted to providing hunters a controlled good time.

A free copy of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources’ Rules and Regulations is available at the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce or by logging on to www.dnr.state.sc.us.

Palmetto Trail

Clarendon County has an abundance of parks and hiking trails. Getting back to nature is convenient for both day adventurers and those seeking a longer foray into the woods.

For more information on walking trails or hunting & fishing, please contact the Santee National Wildlife Refuge at 803.478.2217 or Fax 803.478.2314.

For more information on all the wonderful recreation opportunities in Clarendon County, please contact the Clarendon County Parks & Recreation Department at 803.435.2682 or Fax 803.435.2682.