Whetstone Horse Camp

Whetstone Horse Camp

The Whetstone Horse Camp location is in Mountain Rest, South Carolina
29664. 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 Whetstone Horse Camp facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

112 Andrew Pickens Circle

Mountain Rest
South Carolina

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Campground information Mountain Rest, South Carolina


Whetstone Horse Camp is located in the Andrew Pickens Ranger District in Oconee County in the western corner of South Carolina, about 13 miles northwest of Walhalla. The Chattooga River flows nearby. With over 30 miles of horseback riding trails, Whetstone serves as a base for those who like to ride and camp.


The Rocky Gap Trail on the South Carolina side of the river and the Willis Knob Horse Trail on the Georgia side provide excellent horseback riding and hiking opportunities. Visitors also enjoy exploring the nearby Chattooga River.


The campground is open year-round and has 18 sites with parking spurs for horse trailers. All of the 18 Sites are by reservation only.

Each site is equipped with a picnic table, fire ring and lantern post. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Hitching racks are located throughout the facility.

Natural Features

The camp is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, near the Rocky Gap and Willis Knob Horse Trails.

The Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests encompass more than 629,000 acres in four districts throughout South Carolina, from the lowcountry Atlantic Coast to the western foothills along the Georgia border.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Walhalla is 13 miles away. The town holds an annual Oktoberfest celebration the third weekend of October.

Stumphouse Tunnel, a 19-century uncompleted railroad tunnel, and Isaqueena Falls make for interesting visits. Both are located just 20 minutes from the camp.

Frequently Asked Questions About 112 Andrew Pickens Circle Mountain Rest, SC

How do I make a reservation with Whetstone Horse Camp?

To make reservations at Whetstone Horse Camp, you can call the office at 864-638-9568.

Where is Whetstone Horse Camp located?

The Whetstone Horse Camp is located at 112 Andrew Pickens Circle in Mountain Rest,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Whetstone Horse Camp have tent or RV camping?

Whetstone Horse Camp offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 864-638-9568 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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