National Leader in Our Industry

Ocean Lakes Family Campground

A family vacation destination for nearly 50 years, Ocean Lakes covers 310 oceanfront acres with nearly one mile of beachfront. The campground property and operations rank in the Top 1% of the private campgrounds in North America. It is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States, employing hundreds of teammates. Our mega park has 3,428 sites — 859 large pull-through Campsites (for RVs or tents) and 2,569 Annual Lease Sites. It was built by Mary Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters and opened with 30 campsites and one bathhouse July 2, 1971. On an average seasonal day, Ocean Lakes has 25,000 – 30,000 guests enjoying the countless amenities that have made it a local favorite and a national vacation destination.

In spite of its size, the Ocean Lakes values being good stewards of the environment investing in efforts to inform, encourage and care for the environment via its iCare Program. In 2010, Ocean Lakes received the Earth Day Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for its iCare Program.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground has received numerous awards for excellence. With a priorty on customer service, we were honored to receive the TripAdvisor® 2019 Hall of Fame Certificate given only to businesses that have received a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years based on guest reviews. Our campground was named the 2017 National “Park of the Year” in the Mega Park category and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) six times due to its outstanding operations and customer service excellence. Ocean Lakes maintains a perfect 10/10*/10 rating from the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory for its overall operation, recreational offerings, services and appearance. In 2006, Ocean Lakes received the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s Cup for making a significant economic impact on South Carolina.

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