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Hatchery WMA Fishing Hunting

Pinopolis, SC 29469 (78.195 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

Lake Warren State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Hampton, SC 29924 (78.307 miles)

Picnic facilities, a spacious lake for fishing and boating, and a community building are prominent features of Lake Warren State Park.

Official Website: Lake Warren State Park

Mistletoe State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Appling, GA 30802 (80.186 miles)

Located on Clarks Hill Lake this park offers some of the finest bass fishing spots in the nation

Official Website: Mistletoe State Park

Peters Creek Heritage Preserve Hiking

Spartanburg, SC 29307 (80.201 miles)

This piedmont cove forest, with its rolling topography, an old mill dam, two creeks and walking trails, is a pleasant and peaceful place to visit.

Official Website: Peters Creek Heritage Preserve

Santee Cooper Tract WMA Hiking Hunting

Spartanburg, SC 29307 (80.201 miles)

Hunters utilizing this area must have a valid hunting license, wildlife management area permit and migratory bird permit if hunting doves. Other game species can be hunted during the regular Game Zone 2 seasons. Other allowable activities such as wildlife viewing and hiking are permitted year around.

Official Website: Santee Cooper Tract WMA

Cheraw State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Cheraw, SC 29520 (80.317 miles)

An 18-hole championship course winds its way through the long-leaf pinelands of the traditional state park, a course that’s earned notice from the Aubudon Society for the way it’s managed to preserve and protect the habitat it shares with uncommon critters such as red-cockaded woodpeckers and fox squirrels.

Official Website: Cheraw State Park

H.Cooper Black Mem. Field Trial & Rec. Area Fishing Camping Horseback

Cheraw, SC 29520 (80.317 miles)

Covering 7,000 rolling acres of longleaf pine forest and fields, the park’s facilities include stables, kennels, corrals, arenas, waterfowl ponds, campgrounds and a kitchen/meeting hall and holds national-level field trial and retriever competitions.

Official Website: H.Cooper Black Mem. Field Trial & Rec. Area

Croft State Natural Area Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Spartanburg, SC 29302 (81.410 miles)

A green retreat in the heart of fast-growing Spartanburg County, the park offers more than 12 miles of biking and hiking trails, a playground, picnicking and camping, as well as fishing and boating in two lakes, including 150-acre Lake Craig. Also has equestrian facilities.

Official Website: Croft State Natural Area

Pacolet River Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing

Spartanburg, SC 29302 (81.410 miles)

Come to bird-watch, take photographs, fish or simply enjoy the woods and river. Leave with a sense of awe sparked by visiting a site important to people thousands of years ago.

Official Website: Pacolet River Heritage Preserve

Kings Mountain National Military Park Hiking Camping Horseback

Blacksburg, SC 29702 (81.929 miles)

Kings Mountain National Military Park offers plenty to do for both the historian in you and the nature enthusiast alike.

Official Website: Kings Mountain National Military Park