ERCK Trail Access Sites

ERCK Trail Boater Access Sites

The ERCK Trail is connected by access sites of varying infrastructure and utility.  Owners and operators for each site vary.  Remember to never leave valuables in your vehicle, don’t litter and always report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.

While considerable effort has been made to provide accurate information, we take no responsibility for any errors or omissions. There is some risk involved in water activities, and ultimate responsibility for safety lies solely with the individual participant. Educate yourself, and make decisions that avoid unnecessary risk.

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Green Pond Church Landing- N 33º7’27.25”, W 80º41’26.32”

From I-95, drive Northwest on Hwy 61 for 3.7 miles and turn right onto Salcro Lane.  Landing is at the end of the road.

  • Steep gravel/sand ramp.
  • Parking for 4-5 vehicles.
  • Main river channel inaccessible to paddle craft at water levels below 3 feet at Givhans Ferry gauge.

Simmons Boat Landing N 33º6’15.36” W 80º40’17.32”

From I-95 drive northwest on Hwy 6 for 1.5 mile, turn right at landing sign.

  • Privately owned and maintained.
  • Contact: Andrew Simmons 843-562-8375.
  • Admission: $5 for boats, $2.50 for tubers, pay box at entrance.
  • Days and Hours of Operation: All hours.
  • Unpaved parking area, no designated parking for 20 vehicles.
  • Paved ramp.

T. Coke Weeks Landing- N 33º3’51.84” W 80º36’46.439”

From the intersection of Hwy 61 and Hwy 15, drive northeast on Hwy 15 for 2.8 miles and turn left just after crossing the bridge over the Edisto River.

  • Paved ramp.
  • Paved parking area for 15-20 vehicles.
  • Floating dock.

Minnie Gruber Rumph Landing- N 33° 3’39.42″ W 80°31’32.54″

From the intersection of Hwy 61 and Hwy 15, drive southeast on Hwy 61 for 5.8 miles and turn left onto Sydney’s Road. Continue for 0.8 miles, then bear left onto Rising Stage Lane (dirt road).  Continue to the river where you will see the ramp.

  • Paved ramp.
  • Parking for 4-6 vehicles.
  • Located on private property. Owners have graciously granted public access.  Vehicles blocking the road or access to adjacent properties will be towed!

Mars Oldfield Landing- N 33º3’16.2” W 80º26’57.12”

From the intersection of Hwy 61 and Highway 27, drive northwest for 7.8 miles on Hwy 61 and turn right Mars Oldfield Rd.

  • Paved ramp.
  • No set parking area for 6-8 vehicles.
  • Bank fishing access.
  • No dock.

Givhans Ferry State Park- N 33º2’33” W 80º23’13”

From the intersection of Hwy 61 and Hwy 17A, drive northwest on Hwy 61 for 8 miles and turn right onto Givhans Ferry Road.  Take the first left to enter the State Park.  After paying for entry, proceed to the Riverfront Hall and park nearby.  The access site is just below Riverfront Hall.   

  • Admission: $5 adults; $3.25 SC seniors (age 65 & older); $3 children ages 6-15; ages 5 and under, free.
  • Days and Hours of Operation: April-Sept. 9am-9pm. Mid Sept.-Oct., M-Th 9am-6pm, F-Su 9am-9pm. Nov.-March 9am-6pm.
  • Public Restrooms; Park Store

Messervy Landing- N 33º0’25.56” W 80º24’22.319”

From the intersection of Hwy 61 and Hwy 17A, drive northwest on Hwy 61 for 8 miles and turn left onto Old Beech Hill Road.  After 1.9 miles, turn right onto Boat Landing Road.  The landing is at end of the road.

  • Paved ramp.
  • Parking for 6-8 vehicles.
  • Floating dock.

Good Hope Landing N 32º57’56.88” W 80º25’4.079”

From the intersection of McDanieltown Rd. and Hwy 17A, take McDanieltown Road north for 2.8 miles. Turn right onto Good Hope landing road. (at second brown Edisto River access sign) and the landing is at the end of the road.

  • Paved ramp.
  • Parking for 6-8 vehicles
  • No dock.

Long Creek Landing N 32º55’59.52” W 80º24’3.599”

From the intersection of McDanieltown Rd. and Hwy 17A, take McDanieltown Road north for 0.4 miles, and turn right onto Long Creek Landing Road (at firsst brown Edisto River access sign).  The landing is at the end of the road.

  • Concrete ramp.
  • Parking for 6-8 vehicles.
  • No dock.

Sullivans Ferry Landing N 32º54’43.62” W 80º24’22.361”

From the intersection of Camp Buddy Road and Hwy 17A, drive south on Camp Buddy Road for 1.1 miles and veer left onto Stump Knocker Road.  The landing is at the end of the road.

  • Paved ramp.
  • Parking area for 12 vehicles.

Lowndes Landing N 32º52’15.20” W 80º24’13.30”

From the intersection of Camp Buddy Road and Hwy 17A, drive south on Camp Buddy Road for 0.8 miles and turn right onto Sullivan’s Ferry Road (dirt road, may or may not be signed).  Continue for one mile and turn left onto Parkers Ferry Road (Parkers Ferry is listed on the road sign, but online maps alternatively list it as Lowndes Landing Rd.; there is a small farm and house on the corner of the turn).  Continue on this dirt road for 3.9 miles until the river and landing appear on the left. 

  • Paved ramp.
  • Picnic shelter.
  • Off road parking for 12 vehicles.
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