Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc)

Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc)

The Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc) location is in Whitmire, South Carolina
29178. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc) facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Us Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District
20 Work Center Road
South Carolina

Phone number
Enoree Ranger District Office (803) 276-4810


Campground information Whitmire, South Carolina


Poulous Loop Group Campground is located on the Enoree Ranger District of Sumter National Forest. It’s location in the piedmont of South Carolina, Chester County, provides year round camping opportunities. t’s surrounded by a mixed pine-hardwood forest with an elevation of approximately 400 to 500 feet. Long hot summers and mild winters are the norm for the Enoree Ranger District. Winter temperatures range from low 40’s to upper 60’s degrees and summer temperatures range from high 80’s to high 90’s.  

Popular activities include hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.


Poulous Loop offers a rustic primitive camp setting ideal for exploring the surrounding area’s hunting and trail riding opportunities.     

The surrounding forest environment sustains abundant wildlife populations, making it one of the most desirable hunting areas in the state for big-game deer and turkey seasons. Hunting and fishing in South Carolina is regulated by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Visit www.dnr.sc.gov for more about the SCDNR. 

 The Woods Ferry Horse Trail is a 26 mile trail system that parallels the Broad River corridor and meanders in and around upland pine and hardwood drains of the area. The trail is open to horses, hikers and mountain bikers and can be easily accessed by following forest service gravel road 301F to access the trail junction. 


The Group Campground is available by reservations only. Reservations can be made 12 months in advance. Amenities include a vault toilet and fire pit. There is no water, no electricity, no wifi and cell coverage is sporadic. The campground is a large grassy area within a mature pine stand that provides plenty of shade. There is plenty of room for RV, trailer, horse trailer and tent camping in the natural grassy areas on either side of the graveled campground loop road. The area also has plenty of space to either highline horses or set up portable stalls. The campground has plenty of areas to set up field games such as a volleyball net, corn hole boards, horse sets, just bring what you need and enjoy.

 There is a minimum of one person and a maximum of 100 people and a minimum of one vehicle with a maximum of fifteen vehicles. A vehicle plus one camper or one horse trailer is considered as one vehicle count. ATV’s, UTV’s, Golf Carts are not allowed.

Natural Features

Acres of pine-hardwood forest and gently rolling terrain surround Poulous Loop Group Campground. The Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests encompass more than 629,000 acres in four districts throughout South Carolina, from the low country Atlantic Coast to the western foothills along the Georgia border. 

Nearby Attractions

  • Leeds Outdoor Shooting Range, Enoree Ranger District, Sumter National Forest. Leeds Range is accessibleBring your own equipment, target and target holder to target practice from designated shooting tables down range maximum distance 100 yards. Manufactured stationary targets only. There is a user fee for range use.
  • Olde English Tourism District- oldeenglish.com. Find upcoming events, restaurants, artists, farmers markets surrounding the Woods Ferry Recreation Area.  
  • Historic Brattonsville- 28 miles

Frequently Asked Questions About Us Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District Whitmire, SC

How do I make a reservation with Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc)?

To make reservations at Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc), you can call the office at Enoree Ranger District Office (803) 276-4810.

Poulous Loop Group Campground is available by reservations only at Recreation.gov. 

Cost has a two tiered system: $30/night for one to 29 people. $60/night for 30 to 100 people maximum. America the Beautiful Discount Pass is not accepted for group campgrounds or groupsites.

Where is Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc) located?

The Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc) is located at Us Forest Service, Enoree Ranger District 20 Work Center Road in Whitmire,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc) have tent or RV camping?

Poulous Loop Group Campground (Sc) offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at Enoree Ranger District Office (803) 276-4810 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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