Santee State park is located on the short of Lake Marion. There are two campgrounds will a combined total of 158 campsites. Cypress View campground has 50 sites and Lakeview has 157 campsites. Both campgrounds are in a wooded area have have flush toilets and showers. There are also cabins and group camping sites available. Most all campsites are large and have a table, fire ring and grill. Outdoor recreation includes boating, fishing, water sports, hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing. There is also a visitor center, camp store, dump station, playground and picnic area located at Santee State Park.