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The Elloree Heritage Museum & Cultural Center is an exciting and educational view of South Carolina's rural past! The museum portrays rural life when the Town of Elloree was founded by William J. Snider. Visitors also explore a plantation cotton gin, learn how cotton is grown, picked, and ginned today, see the 18th century Snider Cabin, and meet our farm mule, Ruby Doo. All who visit the museum soon come to understand why our town is named Elloree, the Native American word fo...

Bordered by the beauty of the Savannah River and the South Edisto Fork, there's places to get your feet wet, bait a hook or simply cruise along the waterway. Hike on one of our many trails or go horseback riding through the Langley Pond Loop Trail.

Beidler Forest contains the world's largest virgin stand of baldcypress-tupelo swamp forest. Thousands of years old, this sanctuary protects 17,000 acres of meandering blackwater streams, dense forest and over 300 wildlife species. Its heart, the 1800-acre grove of ancient trees, where a 1-mile boardwalk allows observation of wildlife and plants.


336 Sanctuary Rd • Harleyville, SC 29448

(843) 462-2150 • Fax (843) 462-2713

Blueway Adventures offers exciting and quality kayak tours and kayak fishing on scenic and historic Lake Moultrie, Lake Marion and Charleston area rivers. Our Master Naturalist and ACA certified guided nature tours are ideal for family vacations, daily excursions, wildlife viewing and history buffs. 

Discover southern culture on river tours that blend intriguing history and nature’s mesmerizing beauty. Explore refreshing lakes and mysterious swamps where Bald Eagles soar, Gr...

Black River Outdoors Center offers a wide range of naturalist guided kayak tours - including eco-tours, birding tours, historical tours, and kayak fishing trips. We rent kayaks and canoes with free delivery to the Pawleys Island area. We also sell kayaks and gear by appointment.


62 Byers Trail • Pawleys Island, SC 29585

(843) 546-4840 ext 3

Richard Laurent

One of the top public gardens in the US, offering nature tours, lowcountry educational programs, the nations most extensive and celebrated collection of sculpture in an outdoor setting, and a AZA Accredited native wildlife zoo.

PO Box 3368 • Pawleys Island, SC 29585

1931 Brookgreen Drive • Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

(843) 235-6000 

Lauren Joseph

Brookgreen Gardens is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission includes:

  • To collect, conserve and e...

Get out on the water by canoeing one of the three rivers or take a powerboat cruise on Lake Murray. Lake Murray is a recreational paradise providing scenic landscapes and picturesque sunsets. The region is also home to amazing parks including Congaree National, Dreher Island and Sesquicentennial.

PO Box 1783 • Irmo, SC 29063


Jayne Baker

The park system emphasizes passive activities, outdoor recreation, environmental education and public beach access. Each park facility offers a variety of programming directed toward the natural features of the site.

861 Riverland Drive • Charleston, SC 29412

(843) 762-8015

Kristina Wheeler

Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is a guiding and rental service, providing eco-tours for the general public of the greater Charleston area. Through Charleston Outdoor Adventures, our naturalists provide guests with environmental eco-tours and rentals throughout the saltwater estuaries of South Carolina. We offer clients the opportunity to explore the saltwater estuaries through guided kayak or paddleboard tours or rentals, charter boat eco-tours and inshore fishing charte...

Avid kayaker and hiker, offering photographic services focusing on nature and outdoor activities. Community and nature fine art prints available for purchase.

Greenwich Dr • Aiken, SC 29803

(803) 250-5551

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