Francis Marion & Sumter National Forests
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    Camping on the Francis Marion National Forest

    Camping is allowed in our developed campground (Buck Hall) and in designated primitive sites (Honey Hill & Elm Wood Hunt Camp). Visitors who wish to camp outside of these areas (dispersed camping) may obtain a free permit from the Francis Marion local district office (M-F), Sewee Visitor Center (W-Sat) or online. (Buck Hall online reservation system)

    Toll Free # (877) 444-6777

    Buck Hall FS Web Page

    Dispersed Camping Online Permit - can take up to 24 to 48 hours for processing. Submit by Thursday for timely processing.

    Recreation areas can close at anytime due to hazards beyond our control at anytime. Please make sure you always PACK IT IN PACK IT OUT and Leave No Trace.