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Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Georgetown, SC 29440 (104.798 miles)

Waccamaw NWR was established to protect and manage diverse habitat components within an important coastal river ecosystem and to provide compatible wildlife-dependant recreational activities including hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, and environmental education.

Official Website: Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

Tillman Sand Ridge Heritage Preserve Hiking Hunting

Tillman, SC 29943 (104.910 miles)

In addition to providing habitat for the gopher tortoise, the preserve also protects more than a half mile of frontage on the Savannah River.

Official Website: Tillman Sand Ridge Heritage Preserve

Richard B. Russell State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Elberton, GA 30635 (104.984 miles)

State Park in NE GA near Lake Hartwell

Official Website: Richard B. Russell State Park

Bobby Brown State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Elberton, GA 30635 (104.984 miles)

This pretty park offers water enthusiasts an oasis on 70,000 acre Clarks Hill Lake

Official Website: Bobby Brown State Park

Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing

Travelers Rest, SC 29690 (105.889 miles)

Preserve offers a 1.25-mile hiking trail that traverses a diversity of habitats. The habitats range from grassy fields to brushy fields to upland pine-hardwoods to bottomland hardwoods. Visitors can see grasshopper sparrows, blue grosbeaks, indigo buntings, bluebirds, cardinals and quail

Official Website: Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve

Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve Hiking

Travelers Rest, SC 29690 (105.889 miles)

Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve comprises 120 acres and contains Poinsett Bridge, a 183-year-old arched stone bridge named for Joel R. Poinsett. It is believed to be the oldest surviving bridge in South Carolina.

Official Website: Poinsett Bridge Heritage Preserve

Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Awendaw, SC 29429 (106.370 miles)

Cape Romain NWR extends 22 miles along South Carolina's Atlantic coast and encompasses 66,267 acres of barrier islands, salt marshes, intricate coastal waterways, long sandy beaches, fresh and brackish water impoundments, and maritime forest

Official Website: Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

Capers Island Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Camping

Awendaw, SC 29429 (106.370 miles)

The island contains diverse habitats supporting abundant wildlife. One may observe alligators, white-tailed deer, raccoons, loggerhead sea turtles. The McCaskill Trail, which starts at the dock on the south end of the island, provides great access for serious birders and casual hikers alike.

Official Website: Capers Island Heritage Preserve

Edisto Beach State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Edisto Island, SC 29438 (107.180 miles)

An oceanfront campground on a palmetto-lined beach famed for its shelling is just one highlight of Edisto Beach State Park.

Official Website: Edisto Beach State Park

Altamaha Towne Heritage Preserve Hiking

Beaufort, SC 29412 (108.190 miles)

The preserve's greatest attribute is its ability to provide archaeological data that has direct bearing on interpretation of the effects of European contact on Native Americans.

Official Website: Altamaha Towne Heritage Preserve