Driving Tour

South Carolina Cotton Trail
(Lee, Darlington, Chesterfield, Marlboro Counties)


From Exit 116 (Bishopville) on I 20 or Exit 193 (Dillon) on I­95, the Cotton Trail signs will guide you on a driving tour through the towns of Bishopville, Hartsville, Society Hill, Cheraw, Bennettsville, and Clio. Visit museums, homesteads, gardens, cotton fields, mineral springs, and many African­American historical sites all relating to cotton and the growth of cotton.

Length: Approximately 90.0 miles. Add 15.0 miles for the side trip to Blenheim.

Fees: No fee.

Directions: From Exit 116 (Bishopville) on I 20, or Exit 193 (Dillon) on I­95.

Hours: No limitation.

Camping: Lee State Natural Area or Cheraw State Park. Call 1-866-345-PARK (7275) or go online at www.SouthCarolinaParks.com to make reservations.

Information: Darlington County Tourism Office, P.O. Box 578, Hartsville, SC 29551. Phone toll free: 1­888­427­8720.
Also: info@sccottontrail.org or http://www.sccottontrail.org

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Updated: March 5, 2007

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