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Little Pee Dee State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Dillon, SC 29536 (99.572 miles)

Named after the blackwater Little Pee Dee River, Little Pee Dee State Park is a subdued setting for those who want to enjoy the park’s natural features or fish the still waters of 54-acre Lake Norton

Official Website: Little Pee Dee State Park

Paris Mountain State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Greenville, SC 29609 (99.575 miles)

Once a rural retreat, the mountainside park now is a treasured green space in the fast-growing Greenville area. Bicyclists, hikers, picnickers and groups using Camp Buckhorn keep the park busy year-round. Summer is peak time for fishing, and swimming, in the park lakes

Official Website: Paris Mountain State Park

Charles Towne Landing Historic State Site Hiking

Charleston, SC 29407 (101.623 miles)

Here a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established what would become the birthplace of the Carolinas colony, the plantation system of the American South, and one of the continent’s first major port cities. Opened in 1970 as Charles Towne Landing State Park, the peaceful park on a marshy point off the Ashley River was rebuilt in 2006 with a sharpened focus on the site’s remarkable past.

Official Website: Charles Towne Landing Historic State Site

Sadlers Creek State Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Anderson, SC 29626 (103.090 miles)

The park features a lakeside campground, fishing, picnicking, hiking, meeting facility and boat access to the 56,000 acres of Lake Hartwell, one of the big Savannah River reservoirs.

Official Website: Sadlers Creek State Recreation Area

Morrow Mountain State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback

Albemarle, NC 28001 (103.650 miles)

Enjoy the gifts of nature surrounded by the remnants of a once mighty range of peaks. Upon first encounter, the Uwharrie Mountains may seem like a mountainous mirage. These steep, rugged hills—unusual topography for the area—form a stark contrast with the rolling countryside of the piedmont plateau.

Official Website: Morrow Mountain State Park

Fant's Grove WMA Hiking Fishing Hunting

Anderson, SC 29625 (103.957 miles)

Located principally in Anderson County, with smaller portions in Oconee and Pickens counties, Fant's Grove WMA sits on the shores of Lake Hartwell.

Official Website: Fant's Grove WMA

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Hunting

Landrum, SC 29356 (104.267 miles)

The preserve is a Wildlife Management Area, allowing hunting in accordance with WMA regulations and features a 144-acre area open only to archery hunting, called the Glassy Mountain Archery Only Area. The remaining 1,742 acres are in regular WMA. Species typically hunted on the property include bear, deer, squirrel and turkey.

Official Website: Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Samworth Wildlife Mgt Area Hiking Fishing Hunting

Georgetown, SC 29440 (104.798 miles)

Public hunting on the WMA includes waterfowl, deer, feral hogs and doves. A public boat launch, fishing opportunities, bird watching opportunities, a nature trail and river access for canoeing and kayaking are all available on this property.

Official Website: Samworth Wildlife Mgt Area

Sandy Island WMA Hunting

Georgetown, SC 29440 (104.798 miles)

The Wildlife Management Area Program was initially developed to provide quality public hunting opportunities throughout the state. Today, its multiple use concepts provide opportunities for all wildlife enthusiasts

Official Website: Sandy Island WMA

Santee-Delta WMA Hiking Hunting

Georgetown, SC 29440 (104.798 miles)

Public hunting on the WMA includes waterfowl, white-tailed deer and feral hog. The diverse habitat provides excellent bird watching, attracting waterfowl, bald eagles, wading birds, shorebirds and song birds.

Official Website: Santee-Delta WMA