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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...

At Flying Compass we enjoy working with and promoting the travel and tourism industry -- hotels, resorts, destinations, attractions, marinas, spas, restaurants, convention centers, festivals, events, dinner boats, ferry services, etc. -- by developing marketing tools, designing websites and print materials, creating online media libraries, writing copy, analyzing social media platforms and retouching and compositing images.


Friends of the Edisto, Inc. (FRED) a non-profit organization, was established to facilitate conservation of natural resources, and to encourage and support sustainable economic development within the Edisto River Basin. 

PO Box 5151 • Columbia, SC 29250

(803) 251-7441 • Fax (803) 252-3679

Tim Rogers

Kayak, Canoe, Paddleboard, Hiking Tours and Rentals. Waterfront Cabins, Tree Hammocks and Tents. 1,000 year+ old Cypress Trees and Indian Ruins. National Forest & Wildlife Refuge direct access.

8257 North Highway 17 | McClellanville, SC 29458

(843) 697-2075

Jay Grant

Regional tourism commission promoting Berkeley, Calhoun, Clarendon, Orangeburg and Sumter Counties. The Santee Cooper lake system consists of two lakes with a 6.5-mile diversion canal joining them. Currently, they hold a world record Channel Catfish (58 lbs) and nine state records which include a 109.4 pound Arkansas Blue Catfish. There are marinas and campgrounds on the lakes. The region also offers golf courses, museums, gardens, bird watching and paddling.


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