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Santee Coastal Resreve WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Boating

McClellanville, SC 29458 (189.342 miles)

The, SCDNR intensively manages, SCR to provide optimum habitat for a wide variety of wildlife, to provide habitat for upland game and nongame species and to provide recreational opportunities for the hunting and non-hunting public

Official Website: Santee Coastal Resreve WMA

Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve Hiking

Lexington, SC 29073 (190.732 miles)

Located in Lexington County, South Carolina, the preserve harbors the largest sandstone outcrops in the state, the only waterfall in the coastal plain, a swamp tupelo-evergreen shrub bog and a longleaf pine ecosystem.

Official Website: Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve

Shealy's Pond Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Boating

Lexington, SC 29073 (190.732 miles)

Shealy's Pond Heritage Preserve covers 62 acres in Lexington County and is centered around an old mill pond and associated wetlands on spring-fed, SCouter Creek.

Official Website: Shealy's Pond Heritage Preserve

Roan Mountain SP Hiking Fishing Camping

Roan Mountain, TN 37687 (191.160 miles)

The scenic beauty of this wooded park is dominated by the Great Falls of the Caney Fork River - an imposing limestone gorge (called a gulf in southern culture). It provides scenic overlooks, waterfalls and deep pools for fishing, rock-hopping and exploring. Located at the confluence of the Collins and Caney Fork Rivers, this 883-acre park has a natural sand beach on Center Hill Reservoir. Historic features of the park include a 19th century textile mill and one of Tennessee's early hydroelectric plants.

Official Website: Roan Mountain SP

Hatchery WMA Fishing Hunting

Pinopolis, SC 29469 (191.588 miles)

The 2,400-acre Hatchery WMA, owned by Santee Cooper, primarily consists of a series of islands and shallow water habitats on the southwest shores of Lake Moultrie

Official Website: Hatchery WMA

Dreher Island State Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Prosperity, SC 29127 (193.179 miles)

Only about 30 miles from downtown Columbia on the shores of big Lake Murray – one of the best-known largemouth and striped bass fishing destinations in the South – the park consists of three islands linked to shore by a causeway and two bridges.

Official Website: Dreher Island State Recreation Area

Francis Marion National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Cordesville, SC 29434 (194.611 miles)

This large area is divided into five Wildlife Management Areas (WMA's) in order to manage its highly diverse habitats for many different user groups

Official Website: Francis Marion National Forest

Caledon Natural Area Hiking Camping

King George, VA 22485 (194.859 miles)

A National Natural Landmark, summer home to one of the largest concentrations of bald eagles on the East Coast.

Official Website: Caledon Natural Area

Dameron Marsh Natural Area Preserve Hiking Fishing Boating

Burgess, VA 22432 (195.451 miles)

Pristine Chesapeake Bay beach and wetland features canoe/kayak launch site

Official Website: Dameron Marsh Natural Area Preserve

Belfast Wildlife Mgt. Area Fishing Hunting

Kinards, SC 29335 (195.572 miles)

Wildlife game species present include deer, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, dove, quail and raccoon. Other furbearer species found here include fox, bobcat and coyote. Many songbirds, raptors, reptiles and amphibians occur on the area. Plants in hardwood drains include most species common to the piedmont.

Official Website: Belfast Wildlife Mgt. Area