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Causey Tract, Gravely WMA, Clemson University Hiking Fishing Hunting

Pickens, SC 29671 (114.537 miles)

The Causey Tract Dove Field is a 25-acre field located north of Pickens, near the junction of, SCenic Highway 11 and Sec. Rd 114. It is owned by Clemson University.

Official Website: Causey Tract, Gravely WMA, Clemson University

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve Hiking

Pickens, SC 29671 (114.537 miles)

One of only a few Piedmont Monadnocks in South Carolina, this unusual land form provides a spectacular view and harbors several rare plant species.

Official Website: Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

Table Rock State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Pickens, SC 29671 (114.537 miles)

Table Rock State Park features two lakes, a campground, mountain cabins, meeting facilities and its historic, renovated lodge.

Official Website: Table Rock State Park

Uwharrie National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Troy, NC 27371 (115.785 miles)

Though small, at only 50,189 acres, the Uwharrie provides a variety of natural resources, including clean rivers and streams, diverse vegetation for scenery, wildlife habitat and wood products. There is also a wide variety of recreational activities, and the Forest is a natural setting for tourism and economic development.

Official Website: Uwharrie National Forest

Hunting Island State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Hunting Island, SC 29920 (115.915 miles)

Five miles of beach, thousands of acres of marsh, tidal creeks and maritime forest, a saltwater lagoon and ocean inlet. Amenities include a fishing pier and some of the state’s most desirable campsites and cabins.

Official Website: Hunting Island State Park

Ashmore Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Hunting

Cleveland, SC 29635 (116.946 miles)

A new hiking trail, called the Mountain Bridge Passage trail, now links hiking access from, SC Hwy 11 to the mountain trails within Caesars Head State Park.

Official Website: Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Caesars Head State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Cleveland, SC 29635 (116.946 miles)

Caesars Head State Park has long been a must-see in the South Carolina Upstate. A granitic gneiss outcropping atop the dramatic Blue Ridge Escarpment, it offers breathtaking views year-round, especially when fall sets the hardwoods ablaze.

Official Website: Caesars Head State Park

Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve Hiking

Cleveland, SC 29635 (116.946 miles)

The half-mile trail forms a loop, passing through a Virginia pine-hardwood community into a hardwood site and past a large granite outcrop. A stream flows from a flat floodplain and tumbles down the granite outcrop.

Official Website: Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preserve

Watson -Cooper Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping

Cleveland, SC 29635 (116.946 miles)

The 1707.6-acre Watson-Cooper Heritage preserve is part of the Mountain Bridge Wilderness and Recreation Area

Official Website: Watson -Cooper Heritage Preserve

Lake Norman State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Troutman, NC 28166 (117.803 miles)

At Lake Norman State Park, fun is just a matter of scale. On one hand, there's the largest manmade lake in the state, Lake Norman. Thirteen miles of the shoreline are in the state park, which provides boating access. On another hand, the park boasts its own 33-acre lake where fishing and boating are enjoyed. And with hiking trails, picnic areas, interpretive programs and campgrounds, there's more to Lake Norman State Park than merely water.

Official Website: Lake Norman State Park