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Kings Mountain State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Horseback Boating

Blacksburg, SC 29702 (81.929 miles)

Built originally by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, Kings Mountain has miles of trails, equestrian facilities, group camping barracks, campgrounds, two fishing lakes with boat rentals and the popular Living History Farm.

Official Website: Kings Mountain State Park

Childsbury Towne Heritage Preserve Hiking Fishing Boating

Moncks Corner, SC 29461 (82.364 miles)

Started in 1707, Childsbury and the adjacent Strawberry Landing (est. 1705) are examples of an early frontier settlement away from the Port of Charleston. The area has been described as the "apex for commerce along the Cooper River."

Official Website: Childsbury Towne Heritage Preserve

Canal WMA Fishing Hunting

St. Stephen, SC 29479 (83.088 miles)

This long, narrow WMA offers small game hunters several of the state's most productive public dove fields and acres of early successional habitat for quail hunting. Bank fishing for shad and catfish is a popular activity, and anglers with boats may launch at the Arrowhead Boat Landing off of Hwy 45 east of St. Stephen

Official Website: Canal WMA

Elijah Clark State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Lincolnton, GA 30817 (84.610 miles)

Located on the Western Shore of Clarks Hill Lake this park offers boating, skiing, lake swimming, and miniature golf

Official Website: Elijah Clark State Park

Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Summerville, SC 29485 (86.087 miles)

An archaeological treasure, the park rests on the site of Dorchester, a trading town that flourished on the Ashley River inland from Charleston from 1697 through the Revolutionary War.

Official Website: Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Lake Paul Wallace Hunting

Bennettsville, SC 29512 (87.806 miles)

Lake Wallace WMA is managed exclusively as a public dove field and is part of the, SCDNR Public Dove Field program

Official Website: Lake Paul Wallace

Crowders Mountain State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Kings Mountain, NC 28086 (88.281 miles)

Raptors soar gracefully in the wind; vegetation reaches to the sky; sheer vertical cliffs drop 150 feet. Enjoy the spectacle from a front-row seat. High atop Crowders Mountain, the highest point in Gaston County, views stretch for more than 20 miles.

Official Website: Crowders Mountain State Park

Francis Marion National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Cordesville, SC 29434 (88.477 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

Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

Calhoun Falls, SC 29628 (89.498 miles)

Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area sits astride several pine-covered points jutting into Lake Russell, one of the least-developed large reservoirs in South Carolina

Official Website: Calhoun Falls State Recreation Area

North Carolina Game Lands Hunting

See Official Website, NC 28091 (89.513 miles)

Game land users should identify boundaries on the ground before hunting, trapping or fishing. Game lands are posted with signs to aid sportsmen in locating each tract. Be sure to refer to Hunting/Trapping regulations to identify regulations and exceptions specific to game lands.

Official Website: North Carolina Game Lands