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South Carolina Department of
Parks, Recreation and Tourism

The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is a cabinet agency assigned to operate and manage South Carolina's state parks, market the state as a preferred vacation destination and provide assistance to communities to develop recreation assets.

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SCPRT’s vision is to enhance the economic well-being and improve the quality of life of all South Carolinians. The vision not only guides our operations and provides a benchmark for hundreds of employees to measure their day-to-day contributions, but it also shapes our mission and goals, and helps us continue to support South Carolina’s number-one industry — tourism.