Santee Coastal Reserve Bike/Hike
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- No Fee
- No Camping
The Santee Coastal Reserve has has designated nature trails and miles of dirt roads for hikers and bicyclists. On this trail, leisurely loop, you will ride on sandy roads and over grass covered dikes through and around 4,000 acres of a brackish water impoundment managed for wintering waterfowl.
During this leisurely loop ride you will ride on sandy roads and over grass covered dikes through and around 4,000 acres of a brackish water impoundment managed for wintering waterfowl. You will need to ride approximately 0.7 mile on the Marshland Trail to a gate where the Bike/Hike Trail officially begins. An 800-foot boardwalk along this section provides access to the Washo Reserve, which is teeming with aquatic vegetation and wetland wildlife. 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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