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- No Fee
This is an easy 4.7 mile trail through old rice field impoundments located at the Santee Coastal Reserve.
This 24,000-acre reserve is a Wildlife Management Area that includes two barrier islands accessible only by boat, several marked trails and a boardwalk into a freshwater swamp. The Cape Trail (yellow) is a 4.7 mile trail through old rice field impoundments. You may see nearly every species of Atlantic shore birds and a wide range of animals, such as fox, deer, bobcats, and feral hogs, plus a possible alligator. Rudimentary restrooms are available near the Marshland trailhead.
Area closed to visitors during scheduled hunts.Directions:
From Georgetown: Drive south on US 17 for approximately 15.0 miles. One mile beyond the South Santee River Bridge turn left onto Charleston County S-10-857 (Santee Rd.). Drive for approximately 1.4 miles and turn left at Lillypond Mission Baptist Church onto Santee Gun Club Road. The parking area is 3.0 miles on the right.
Santee Coastal Reserve | 220 Santee Gun Club Road, McClellanville, SC 29458 | (843) 546-8665
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