Outdoor Lab


Surrounded by the Clemson forest and located on Lake Hartwell, the Clemson University Outdoor Lab offers a relaxing and inviting atmosphere for guests. Our comfortable accommodations are unlike any other in the area. Choose from suite or cabin-style lodging according to the needs of your group. Check-in is at 4:00 p.m. and check-out is at 11:00 a.m., but we are more than happy to accommodate any special requests (subject to availability). 

 Fire Pit  Thunderball  Horseshoes

Complimentary amenities include:                                                                                        

  • Parking
  • Wheel-chair accessible rooms
  • High speed Internet access
  • In room coffee service (suites only)
  • Fire wood and fire pit
  • Walking and nature trails
  • Games fields
  • 18-hole disc golf courses
  • Horseshoes
  • Tetherball
  • Sand volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Four Square
  • Thunderball

Download our Lodging Rates.

To make reservations, please call 864-646-7502 or email us at reservations-L@clemson.edu.

*The Outdoor Lab is proud to be a smoke free environment.

*The Outdoor Lab is also a pet-free facility. Guest with pets will be asked to check-out and will forfeit their deposit. A $150-$300 cleaning charge will also be applied.

*Our cabins and suites are not designed for co-ed habitation. If your group includes unrelated males and females, please plan to house them in separate cabins.


sertoma cabin  Cabins  outside cabin

                                         Cabin Sertoma   Camp Sertoma  

The Outdoor Lab has seventeen group cabins equipped with ten single beds and individual dressers. Each has a large, common bathroom and a central seating area. All of our cabins are fully carpeted and have heating, lighting, and Wi-Fi. Some cabins have air conditioning. Accompanied by large front porches with scenic lake and nature views, our cabins are perfect for families or groups.


 suite  suite outside  Suites

Our suites consist of one or two bedrooms with deluxe queen or twin size beds. Each suite also has a separate living area with a desk, chairs, and a comfortable sofa. All of our rooms have central heat and air and are fully carpeted. Suites also include towels and linens, a coffee maker, mini-fridge, microwave, and Wi-Fi.

Please contact the Outdoor Lab to check availability. We would love to have you as our guest.