Audubon Newhall Preserve

Trail Activities: t

  • Walk
  • Hike

Length:

2.0 miles

Type:

Network

Surface:

Natural

Difficulty: Easy

Trail Features: t

  • Parking
  • Point of Interest
  • Scenic Observation
  • Pets
  • No Fee
  • No Camping

Summary:

The Hilton Head Island Audubon Society owns and operates the Audubon Newhall Preserve located on Palmetto Bay Road on Hilton Head Island. It is open to the public at no charge from dawn to dusk daily.

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The Audubon Newhall Preserve is a series of short, easy walking interconnected trails through a fifty-acre nature preserve. An information and trail guide, available at the entrance, will guide you through the area, where you will see a wide variety of trees and plants, from Florida Scrub to native hardwoods. A feature of the preserve is a rare pocosin (the Indian word for bog), which was once a characteristic feature of barrier islands.

Hours: Dawn to dusk

Directions:

From US 278 near the entrance to Hilton Head Island: Turn right onto the Island By-pass. When you reach Palmetto Bay Road, watch for the Audubon Newhall Preserve sign on the right.

From US 278 on the south part of Hilton Head Island: Drive west to the traffic circle and turn right (north) onto Palmetto Bay Road. Look for the Audubon Newhall Preserve sign on the left.

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Hilton Head Island Audubon Society | P.O. Box 6185, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 | (843) 842-9246

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Lat: 32.16354556650262
Long: -80.77180022266452