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Park, Stay and Play in Clemson


Travel by Car

Take I-85 to exit 19B. Exit toward Clemson University. Follow Highway 76/28 west for approximately 12 miles. Exit off Highway 76/28 onto Highway 93 south toward Clemson University. Weekday and weekend visitor parking availability differs, so be sure to plan accordingly when traveling to campus by car. Find your bearings with the Clemson Campus Map.

Travel by Air

Greenville-Spartanburg Airport (GSP) is the nearest international airport. Driving from GSP to Clemson takes approximately one hour.

Other regional airports include Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) in Charlotte and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta. Both Charlotte and Atlanta are about two and a half hours from Clemson by car.

Parking at Clemson

Visitors may park in metered spaces in designated areas across campus. We encourage visitors to pay the meter for at least two hours to accommodate the length of the campus tour.

Details for visitor parking can be found on the Campus Parking Map.

View Campus Parking Map
A Catbus drives down the street beside Hardin Hall.


The James F. Martin Inn

The 89-room James F. Martin Inn sits on the edge of Clemson’s campus with beautiful views of Lake Hartwell and the Walker Golf Course.

If you visit, please utilize metered visitor parking on campus.

Metered parking options can be found at Parking and Transportation Services.

The James F. Martin Inn
An orange flag with white tiger paw waves in the wind on a hole of the Walker Golf course beside Lake Hartwell.
A comfortable, fresh bed sits in one of the rooms in the James F. Martin Inn.

Clemson University Outdoor Lab

Surrounded by the Clemson Experimental Forest with a lakefront view, the Clemson University Outdoor Lab offers a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Choose from suite or cabin-style lodging and enjoy a peaceful retreat during your stay.

Explore the Outdoor Lab

Local Hotels

The greater Clemson area offers a variety of accommodations.

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Trees are reflected in the windows that line the conference building at the Clemson University Outdoor Lab.

Contact the Visitors Center

Visitors Center staff are happy to answer any questions related to tours, visitor parking and accommodations. The Visitors Center can be contacted by phone at 864-656-4789 or by email at