Enjoy The Clarkson Guesthouse, which is nestled close to the Congaree National Park and the University of South Carolina, McEntire AFB, Fort Jackson and Shaw AFB!
This charming old farmhouse is located on a 47-acre tree farm in a rural area, and offers a unique and spectacular place for hikers, bikers, and lovers of the South Carolina countryside, the Congaree National Park and South Carolina rivers.
The Congaree National Park is the largest intact expanse of old growth hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States. Waters from the Congaree and Wateree Rivers sweep through the park and rejuvenate this ecosystem to support the growth of national and state champion trees.
There is so much to do at Congaree National Park! Canoeing, hiking, fishing, camping are just some of your many options.
The Clarkson Guest House was built by Army Sgt. Z.C. Clarkson upon his return from the war WWII . After the war ended he ran a successful logging and sawmill company and constructed the home with pine and hardwoods from the Congaree Swamp.
The farmhouse is located on a farm in a rural area, and may not be ideal for those looking for an urban experience.
The Clarkson Guest House is located in Hopkins, SC and only a short drive from the Univ. of South Carolina, and Gamecock Football Stadium, Ft. Jackson Army Training Center, Shaw and McEntire Air Force Bases.
Access to public transportation is limited. It is suggested that you drive or rent a car in order to fully enjoy the area and its amenities.