- 93 campsites
- 8 primitive campsites are available
- Water provided
- 30 or 50-amp electrical service
Campsites may be reserved:
Recreation.gov or call toll free 877.444.6777
- 4 miles from the Thurmond Dam and Visitor Center
- $12-24 / day
Petersburg is the largest Corps of Engineers campground on J. Strom Thurmond Lake. It contains two swimming beaches, a fishing pier, hiking trail, pond and a group picnic shelter. A boat ramp for campers provides access to the 70,000-acre Thurmond Lake, which is the largest Corps of Engineers Lake east of the Mississippi River.
Playground equipment, a coin operated washer and dryer, dump station, and fish cleaning station are located within the campground. Nearby Lake Springs Recreation Area offers group shelters, playgrounds, a three-lane launching ramp and numerous beaches.
The campground is open year round. A park attendant is located at the entrance of the campground and is available to assist campers.