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Big Water Marina & Campground


RV Campground

Home is where you park it! Enjoy the best of lake livin' with a stay at our waterfront campground. With over 40+ sites, including full hook-up and partial hook-up sites, access to top-notch amenities, endless views of Lake Hartwell and incredible sunsets, there are so many ways to camp *your way*.

Cabin Rentals

Treat yourself to a lakeside getaway with all the comforts of home! Our Tiny Cabin Village includes 6 new cabins featuring kitchen/dining areas, bedrooms and lofts, full bathrooms, access to amenities and gorgeous views. Each cabin accommodates between 4-6 guests so you can enjoy a family vacation or an escape with friends. Now available to book through Airbnb!

Pontoon & Watercraft Rentals

Get out & explore Lake Hartwell on the water with one of our pontoon or watercraft rentals! Spend the day chillin' on one of our luxury 24' Bentley pontoons OR get active with our selection of watercraft rentals including single-person kayaks, tandem kayaks, paddle boards, and hydrobikes. Choose from hourly, half-day or full-day rentals. Rental availability varies by equipment.

Friends on Bentley Pontoon on Lake Hartwell
J.R. Cash's Grill & Bar

Enjoy a sensational waterfront dining experience at J.R. Cash's Grill & Bar at Big Water Marina & Campground. With uninterrupted views overlooking Lake Hartwell, J.R. Cash's offers a dining experience unlike any other. The menu includes a variety of options including appetizers, entrees, platters, desserts and a full bar menu. The restaurant features a main dining area by the water as well as a rooftop bar with spectacular sunset views.

Splash Island

Make a splash at our family-friendly water zone! Splash Island features our new Wibit Inflatable Obstacle Course, a lakeside lounge area on sandy beach shorelines, access to watercraft rentals and our Wibit Store stocked with food, beverages, and all your lake day necessities. Whether enjoying a family lake day or throwing a birthday party, Splash Island is the place to be on Lake Hartwell.

Storage Services

Make lake days effortless with safe storage and easy access to Lake Hartwell. Choose from our wet storage or dry storage options for a space that fits your needs and your budget. Our conveniently located wet slips offer 25' or 40' spaces, while our dry storage spaces provide on-land protection and boat ramp access for all types of watercrafts.

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Spring/Summer Hours: 
Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm
Friday - Sunday: 9 am to 7 pm

Fall/Winter Hours
Monday - Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm

Spring/Summer Hours:
Thursday - Sunday: 9:30 am - 7 pm

Open Seasonally. Hours may vary.
Call to learn more – (864) 309-0111

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