South Carolina's National Parks

Explore the Park Sites of the Palmetto State


Select a park, and start your adventure in South Carolina with Best Western hotels.

Visits to South Carolina are often met with rich southern culture, historic sites, pleasant hospitality, and a range of excellent outdoor recreation. Plan your next trip into the Palmetto State and check out any of the impressive National Parks found across the state. 

South Carolina is home to six National Parks with an annual average of nearly 1.6 million visitors. You'll also find two National Heritage Areas, and 76 National Historic Landmarks. Fort Sumter National Monument yields excellent Civil War history – the first shots of the war were fired here – while Kings Mountain memorializes the Battle of Kings Mountain, fought during Revolutionary War.

Make your travel plans for South Carolina and be sure to check out as many of the National Parks as you can. Whether your stay is along the coast near Fort Sumter, or towards the northern reaches and Kings Mountain – the National Parks of SC are sure to make it a memorable trip.