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North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (843)-546-3623 Distance: 9.08 miles

North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve protects more than 12,327 acres of habitats ranging from tidal and transitional marshes to oyster reefs, beaches, and inter-tidal flats and from coastal island forests to open waterways. With more than 90 percent of North Inlet estuary's watershed in its natural forested state, its relatively pristine salt marshes and ocean-dominated tidal...

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Wambaw Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 16.12 miles

The Wambaw Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 1,825 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1980 the Wambaw Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Hell Hole Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 21.41 miles

The Hell Hole Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 2,125 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1980 the Hell Hole Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ...

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Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (843)-527-8069 Email: marshall_sasser@fws.gov Distance: 21.98 miles

Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge was established on December 1, 1997. The purposes for which Waccamaw NWR was established are (1) protect and manage diverse habitat components within an important coastal river ecosystem for the benefit of endangered and threatened species, freshwater and anadromous fish, migratory birds, and forest wildlife, including a wide array of plants and animals associated...

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Cape Romain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.60 miles

The Cape Romain Wilderness now contains a total of 29,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1975 the Cape Romain Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. ...

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Wambaw Swamp Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.73 miles

The Wambaw Swamp Wilderness now contains a total of 4,815 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1980 the Wambaw Swamp Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (843)-928-3264 Email: caperomain@fws.gov Distance: 24.27 miles

Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1932 to provide wintering habitat for migratory birds. Cape Romain's 64,000 acres encompass a 20-mile segment of the Atlantic coast and include barrier islands, salt marshes, coastal waterways, fresh and brackish water impoundments, and maritime forest. Of the land areas, 28,000 acres are preserved within the National Wilderness Preservatio...

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Little Wambaw Swamp Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.59 miles

The Little Wambaw Swamp Wilderness now contains a total of 5,047 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1980 the Little Wambaw Swamp Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for soli...

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Christiansted National Historic Site

Rank: 217 4 Activites Email: CHRI_Web_Requests@nps.gov Distance: 36.64 miles

No place in the Caribbean still demonstrates the architectural, economic, and political influence of Europe like Christiansted National Historic Site. Come wander through 18th century buildings in one the Caribbean's few urban parks- it is a unique experience that you will never forget.

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Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

Rank: 274 1 Activites Email: fosu_information@nps.gov Distance: 45.23 miles

Charles Pinckney was a principal author and a signer of the United States Constitution. This remnant of his coastal plantation is preserved to tell the story of a "forgotten founder," his life of public service, the lives of enslaved African Americans on South Carolina Lowcountry plantations and their influences on Charles Pinckney.

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Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor National Park

Phone: 84388155161 Email: michael_allen@nps.gov Distance: 45.23 miles

Designated by Congress in 2006, the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor extends from Wilmington, North Carolina in the north to Jacksonville, Florida in the south. It is home to one of America's most unique cultures, a tradition first shaped by captive Africans brought to the southern United States from West Africa and continued in later generations by their descendents.

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Fort Moultrie National Monument Park

7 Activites Phone: (843)-883-3123 Email: fosu_information@nps.gov Distance: 51.41 miles

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Fort Sumter National Monument Park

Rank: 81 3 Activites Email: fosu_information@nps.gov Distance: 51.41 miles

Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later. Union forces would try for nearly four years to take it back.

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Santee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (803)-478-2217 Email: santee@fws.gov Distance: 52.35 miles

Santee National Wildlife Refuge was established on May 5, 1941 to alleviate the loss of natural waterfowl and wildlife habitat caused by the construction of hydro-electric projects on the Santee and Cooper Rivers. Stretching for eighteen miles along the northern shore of Lake Marion, the refuge protects 15,095 acres within the upper coastal plain region of Clarendon County, South Carolina. Fr...

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Ashley River Road National Park

Phone: (843)-853-8000 Distance: 54.39 miles

The Ashley River Road passes by three national historic landmarks -- Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, Drayton Hall and Middleton Place -- as it traverses a National Register Historic District that traces the history of European and African settlement, commerce and industry from their colonial origins to the present.

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Congaree National Park

Rank: 215 9 Activites Email: cosw_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 88.44 miles

Astonishing biodiversity exists in Congaree National Park, the largest intact expanse of old growth bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the southeastern United States. Waters from the Congaree and Wateree Rivers sweep through the floodplain, carrying nutrients and sediments that nourish and rejuvenate this ecosystem and support the growth of national and state champion trees.

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Ernest F. Hollings Ace Basin National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (843)-889-3084 Email: acebasin@fws.gov Distance: 92.25 miles

The Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge helps protect the largest undeveloped estuary along the Atlantic Coast, with rich bottomland hardwoods and fresh and salt water marsh offering food and cover to a variety of wildlife. ACE Basin stands for the Ashepoo, Combahee, and Edisto Rivers, which form the estuary and parts of the Refuge boundary. The entire basin encompasses more th...

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Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (843)-335-8401 Email: carolinasandhills@fws.gov Distance: 95.67 miles

Carolina Sandhills NWR was established in 1939 as a federal refuge for indigenous wildlife and game management demonstration project. The South Carolina State Commission of Forestry also conducted timber production and harvesting as long as these activities conformed to good game management and forestry practices. Over the years, management objectives have since been added and modified under oth...

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Cape Fear River National Park

5 Activites Phone: (910)-655-2605 Distance: 97.23 miles

Located in the tobacco country of eastern North Carolina on the improved channel between Wilmington and Fayetteville, the facilities are equipped for day-use, boating and picnicking. Shad fishing is popular, but swimming and camping are not permitted.

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Moores Creek National Battlefield Park

Rank: 246 2 Activites Phone: (910)-283-5591 Email: jonathan_grubbs@nps.gov Distance: 103.75 miles

Loyalists were unaware of what they would encounter as they charged across a partially dismantled Moores Creek Bridge on February 27, 1776. Just beyond the bridge nearly 1,000 North Carolina patriots waited quietly with cannons and muskets poised to fire. This dramatic victory ended British rule in the colony forever.

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Congaree National Park Wilderness

1 Activites Distance: 107.15 miles

The Congaree National Park Wilderness now contains a total of 15,010 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of South Carolina. In 1988 the Congaree National Park Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportun...

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Edisto Island National Scenic Byway Park

Distance: 107.15 miles

Drive the Edisto Island Scenic Byway and enjoy the peaceful barrier Edisto Island provides from the hectic 21st Century world of today. The route traverses salt marsh, creeks, maritime forests, farm fields and historic churches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean. Stop at a roadside stand and buy a handmade sweetgrass basket, fill it with fresh local produce at a roadside market ...

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Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (843)-336-3248 Distance: 107.15 miles

This scenic byway winds through the hardwood of Sumter National Forest along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Turnouts along the byway provide scenic vistas of the surrounding mountains. Fall is a popular time for driving the byway with colors of orange, red, and gold vibrant along the way. Hikers, backpackers, and horseback riders will be interested in this byway with the miles of tra...

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Savannah River Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (803)-734-1700 Distance: 107.15 miles

The Savannah River Scenic Byway affords scenic views, glimpses of life in the rural South and opportunities to experience southern hospitality. Whether receiving a casual lesson on barbecue traditions, fishing tips or stories about the state's role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, you'll feel welcome.

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Francis Marion And Sumter National Forests Park

14 Activites Email: gingram@fs.fed.us Distance: 110.80 miles

Recreation on the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests is as varied as the South Carolina landscape from the mountains to the coast. Click a link to activity of your choice in the left column of this page to explore two forests full of opportunities! We'll post cautions and weather closures in the conditions report below, but please......  Call Before You Haul!Conditions may change quickly!...

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