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Moultrie Hunt Unit WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking

Pineville, SC 29468 (180.531 miles)

The 9,480-acre Moultrie Hunt Unit is comprised of Bluefield, Greenfield, Hall, North Dike, Porcher and Sandy Beach Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). These WMAs are located predominately around the shores of Lakes Marion and Moultrie in Berkeley County.

Official Website: Moultrie Hunt Unit WMA

Kiptopeke Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Cape Charles, VA 23310 (181.905 miles)

Recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay as well as an opportunity to explore unique migratory bird habitat along the Atlantic flyway.

Official Website: Kiptopeke

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Fishing Hunting Boating

Rodanthe, NC 27968 (182.658 miles)

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1937 "as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife", including the greater snow goose and other migratory waterfowl.

Official Website: Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

Harbison State Forest Hiking Biking Boating

Columbia, SC 29212 (182.767 miles)

Bounded along its northeastern edge by the Broad River, Harbison Environmental Education Forest encompasses 2,177 acres of forestland only nine miles from downtown Columbia. Its unique urban location makes Harbison one of the largest public greenspaces inside the city limits of a metropolitan area in the eastern United States.

Official Website: Harbison State Forest

Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Boating

Cayce, SC 29033 (182.775 miles)

Bountiful wildlife, sunlit dappled forest paths and 12,000 years of history and pre-history are tucked away in a pristine setting at Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve, just a stone's throw from downtown city lights.

Official Website: Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve

Paul Hiking Camping Biking

Harrisonburg, VA 22821 (183.271 miles)

Primary uses include hardwood research, timber production, hiking, and wildlife habitat protection.

Official Website: Paul

Belle Isle Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Lancaster, VA 22503 (184.308 miles)

Belle Isle lets visitors explore a wide variety of tidal wetlands interspersed with agricultural fields and upland forests.

Official Website: Belle Isle

Chilton Woods Hiking Hunting Camping Biking

Lancaster, VA 22503 (184.308 miles)

The property is entirely in forestland of various aged loblolly pine stands, which were nurtured and maintained by the Chilton family for many decades.

Official Website: Chilton Woods

Bonneau Ferry Wildlife Mgt. Area Fishing Hunting Horseback

Bonneau, SC 29431 (184.400 miles)

Recreational opportunities abound, from hunting and fishing to bird watching, hiking and viewing the area's rich cultural attributes, such as the ruins of the Comingtee Plantation House, the Rice Mill and the nearby Childsbury Heritage Preserve.

Official Website: Bonneau Ferry Wildlife Mgt. Area

Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve Hiking

Eastville, VA 23347 (184.954 miles)

Chesapeake Bay beach, dune, and maritime forest communities. Excellent migratory songbird habitat.

Official Website: Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve