Lake Oliphant

This property is not owned by South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, but is part of the leased lands management program.

Lake Oliphant is a 40-acre fertilized providing largemouth bass, bluegill, shell-cracker and catfish fishing. The lake offers a boat ramp, fishing pier and is handicapped accessible. Lake Oliphant is located off Highway 190 in Chester County.

General Information

Property Location: Chester, SC 29706

Latitude: 34.796

Longitude: -81.187

Acreage: 40

County: Chester

Property Type: Public Fishing Lake

Hours of Operation:

The lake is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 1/2 hour before official sunrise to 1/2 hour after official sunset.


From Chester, take SC Hwy 72 E/Saluda Street/Hwy 121 towards Rock Hill for approximately 6 miles. Turn left onto Hillbright Road/State Road 194. Travel 1.0 mile and continue straight onto SC Hwy 909 N/Aaron Burr Road. Travel 2.4 miles and turn right onto Darby Road/State Road 190. Travel 0.2 miles and turn left onto Oliphant Lake Road/State Road 569.