Short Stay Recreation Area

Short Stay Recreation Area provides a wide variety of year round outdoor activities and recreational lodging.  The recreation area consists of fifty five acres located near Moncks Corner on Lake Moultrie with access to some of South Carolina’s richest natural resources.  A variety of lodging options include: tent sites, not so primitive log cabins, recreational vehicle park and single family and group home away from home units.

How to Find Us

Phone Number: 843-743-2608

Address: 211 Short Stay Rd.
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Hours of Operation: Continuous operation 24 hours a day

Recreation and Relaxation

Short Stay Recreation Area is available for day and or overnight use.  Designated beach swim areas have lifeguards assigned during seasonally periods.  Playground area, outdoor pavilions and conference centers will accommodate groups of varied sizes. Watercraft and recreational equipment rentals are available at the Boat Shop. Two single lane boat ramp, courtesy dock and fuel sales are available to eligible patrons.  General public ramp access granted during designated periods.  Restocking or picking up that forgot-it item is easily accomplished at the Convenience Store.  Our almost 7-Eleven is stocked floor to ceiling with grab & go food, beverages, beachwear, bait and tackle and even that fishing license to keep it legal. Gasoline & propane sales available.




Lakefront and wooded recreational vehicle sites include water, 30/50 amp electric and cable television hookup with picnic tables at each location.  Additional forested sites with 30 and or 50 amp electrical connections and water.  FamCamp includes, ADA friendly camp sites, restricted WiFi, bathhouse and dump station.

Tent Camping

Set aside lakefront camping area. Bathhouse and convenience store with in walking distance.


Pets are welcome in the campgrounds.  Air Force campgrounds were developed for, and will be managed to support, recreational camping purposes. They are not to be used as a place to live for personnel assigned to or working on an installation.

Each of our three Joint Base Charleston FamCamps participate in the Air Force wide Frequent Camper Program.  Every stay earns “Camper Cash” towards FamCamp fees Air Force wide.  Ask our staff for details.

Log Cabins

Economical single/double room sleeper with air conditioning, cable equipped television refrigerator, microwave and a hometown rocking chair for the porch.

One Room unit furnished with one Full sized bed
Two Room unit furnished with one Full and two Twin sized beds

Vacation Rentals

Choose from a two or three single and multi-story units with full bath. Each fully furnished unit features many comforts of home, cable television, WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, stove, and toaster. Linen set up provided, laundry facility available. ADA compliant units available.

2 Bedroom Units equipped with two Queen sized beds

3 Bedroom units equipped with two Queen and two Twin sized beds


Group accommodations sleeping up to sixteen (twin size beds), full kitchen, great room, cable television and two full bathrooms

Group Meetings

Offering two conference spaces with sit-down feeding capacities of 75 and 125 diners.  On site food preparation cannot be accommodated, household oven/stove and refrigeration units available for food holding.  Spaces may also be used for sit down meetings of 150 and 250 attendees. Outdoor open air pavilions with lake views will accommodate large groups for a variety of events. Fees outline under “Rates and Specials”.


Reservations for eligible sponsors accepted up to ninety days in advance, reserving up to three units excluding holiday periods.  Call 843-743-2608 during regular business hours for reservations.  Full payment is required at the time of reservation.  Refund less one night fee issued thirty days prior to reservation start date. Check in at 1500, checkout no later than 1100, late checkout fee apply.  Group accommodations, meeting space and day-use options published under “Recreation and Relaxation”.  Current rates, user fees and specials are published under “Rates and Specials”

Directions & Map

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Rates & Specials