Ebenezer Park

Ebenezer Park is a York County-maintained park located north of Rock Hill on the shores of Lake Wylie. It is on Boatshore Road just off of Mount Gallant Road. Its 26-acres offer visitors the opportunity to camp, picnic, swim, fish and boat.


Functions

  • To provide a safe and secure recreational area for visitors to relax and enjoy the great outdoors

 

Responsibilities

  • Direct and coordinate daily activities of Ebenezer Park.

 

This Office Does Not:

  • Offer sports related activities
  • Register individuals for sports related activities
  • Offer summer camps

 

The park is open every day from 6 a.m. until dusk.




Day Use

From Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend there is an entrance fee to Ebenezer Park. Entrance to the park during this time period requires the purchase of a Day Pass or Season Pass.

York County Resident Rates:
$5.00 per vehicle day pass
$4.00 per vehicle seniors/disabled day pass
$10.00 Multi passenger (van/bus 12 passengers) day pass
$30.00 Season Pass
$15.00 *Seniors/disabled season pass
$5.00 Extra Season Pass (Limit 2)

Non County Resident Rates:

$8.00 per vehicle day pass
$7.00 *Seniors/disabled day pass
$10.00 Multi passenger (van/bus 12 passengers) day pass
$35.00 Season Pass
$20.00 *Senior/disabled season pass
$5.00 Extra Season Pass (Limit 2)

Camping

There are 69 campsites at the park, each with electricity, water and sewer hook-ups and a fire ring. A comfort station with hot showers is provided. 

Campers may register from 8 a.m. until dark. Check-out time is 2 p.m. Campers are limited to a maximum stay of 14 consecutive days. From October 1 to April 30, campers must move to one of the four different sections of the campground, rotating through all 4 sections before returning to the original section. From May 1 to September 30, campers must leave the park for at least 24 hours and then may return to a different section, rotating through all 4 sections before returning to original section. You may not camp in a section within 4 weeks of moving from that section. There is a limit of 6 people per site. Campers must be at least 21 years of age to register a campsite. On RV sites only 1 Rv allowed on site, RV/Tent sites can have 1 RV and 1 Tent or 2 Tents on site.

Pets are allowed and must be kept on a leash. To insure the enjoyment and safety of all visitors, alcoholic beverages and firearms are prohibited. Campfires are permitted in designated areas; however fires must not be left unattended. Do not move fire rings or remove picnic tables from site.

Quiet Hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.

York County Residents Rates:
$18.00 Tents
$25.00 RV's
$4.00 Discount for *Seniors/Disabled/YC Employee

Non County Resident Rates:
$20.00 Tents
$28.00 RV's
$2.00 Discount for *Senior/disabled

Shelters

Ebenezer Park can be a wonderful place for your group to meet.

Whether it's just your family or a club meeting, all of you can enjoy Ebenezer Park's five picnic shelters with their scenic views of Lake Wylie. The best part is that they can be reserved.

The four smaller shelters have 2 picnic tables and can accommodate 10-15 people. The large shelter has 13 picnic tables is suitable for 60-75 people. Each shelter has an electrical outlet and grill.

There are also several open-air picnic tables at the park. Each has a grill and is first-come, first-served.

To ensure enjoyment and safety of all people, alcoholic beverages and firearms, fireworks are prohibited at Ebenezer Park.

York County Resident Rates:
$55.00 Shelter 1
$25.00 Shelters 2-5

Non County Resident Rates:
$60.00 Shelter 1
$30.00 Shelters 2-5

*Entrance Fees are not included with shelter rental


Swimming

The swimming area is open from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. Visitors can swim in Lake Wylie at the park's swimming area. The swimming area opens at 11:00 a.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. daily until school starts, and is protected by lifeguards. Swimming is not permitted when there is no lifeguard on duty. Vending machines with snacks and drinks are available. To ensure enjoyment and safety of all people, alcoholic beverages, fireworks and firearms are prohibited at Ebenezer Park.


Boating & Fishing

Fishing and boating opportunities are available to visitors of the park. If you are age 16 and older, you will need a valid South Carolina fishing license to fish Lake Wylie. These are available at area convenience stores, sporting goods stores and bait and tackle shops.

Ebenezer Park has three public boat ramps for boaters. The park does not have boats for rent.

Fishing is allowed along the shore line except within 50 feet of the boat ramps.

Fishing Is Not Allowed within 50 feet of the boat ramps, nor from the Boat Docks nor in the swimming area.

An afterhours Boating Access Card is available for rental. For details on renting an afterhours access card contact Ebenezer Park at 366-6620.

Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash. County Ordinance states that Pet Owners must pick up their pets body waste. For your convenience Pet Stations are located throughout the park.

*Seniors 60 and over
*Disabled refers to permanent disability

Mission Statement

York County's Ebenezer Park offers you and your family the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities, in a safe, clean, and relaxed environment on the shores of Lake Wylie.

FAQs

Do you have a Park Store?
Yes, Located at the Ranger Station. Our Inventory consists of: Ice, Firewood, Apparel, Sweet Treats, Fishing and Camping Supplies.
Are you open year-round?
Yes, the park is open year round.
Do you take reservations?
Yes, Reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance. Contact our office or submit a reservation request online.
What is your reservation policy for campites and shelters
Reservation Policy: Reservations are accepted up to 11 months in advance of the current date. The check-in date determines the earliest point at which a reservation can be made, even if the reservation extends into the subsequent period for which the reservations are not yet being accepted. For example: If you would like to check in on July 1, 2015 you can make a reservations on August 1, 2014. Your reservation can now be made to extend into July but not exceed the 14 night length of stay policy. An individual, 18 years of age or older, can make up to five (5) reservations per contact session (via the internet, call, or park) provided the required fees are paid accordingly and such reservations do not violate length of stay guidelines. Reservations made on behalf of another party must also reflect the name of that individual. All Reservations must be paid in full at time of Booking. Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will incur fees and penalties according to the following schedule: Camping Cancellations: With 15 plus (+) days’ notice, $10 handling fee charged. Within 0-14 days, a one nights charge applied. Camping Reservations can be changed/transferred to a different date to avoid any cancellation fee provided all camping rules and regulations are followed. Shelter Cancellations: With 30 plus (+) days’ notice, no penalty charged Within 4-29 days, a $10 handling fee will be applied. Within 0-3 days, No Refund Shelter Reservations can be changed/transferred to a different date to avoid any cancellation fee provided all rules and regulations are followed. Early Departure Policy: Guest can request an early departure In the event of an emergency. Remaining nights can be changed/transferred without fee or penalty. No Refunds will be issued for early departures. Refunds due will be processed through York County Finance Department. Processing and Transaction Fees are non-refundable.
What do I need to know about renting shelters
• Shelter Rentals are subject to Parking Fees beginning Memorial Day Weekend and concluding on Labor Day. • No Alcoholic Beverages allowed in the Park • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times. Please pick up refuse left by pets and dispose of in pet stations. • Swimming Area open daily from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. (swimming is subject to lifeguard availability once school resumes) • Please do not dispose of used cooking oil/grease or ice cream churn salt water on park grounds. See park staff to dispose of properly.

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Contact Information

Pat Morrison, Park Superintendent
4490 Boatshore Rd.
Rock Hill, SC  29732
Phone: (803)-366-6620
ebenezer.park@yorkcountygov.com