Hardeeville Dog Park
285 John Smith Road, downtown Hardeeville
Bring your dog to the Hardeeville Dog Park and spend the afternoon off-leash without worries. The park is divided into three areas for small, large, and senior dogs ages 7 and older. The park also has a water fountain for dogs.
Hardeeville Recreation Center
285 John Smith Road
This state of the art 35,000 square foot facility has a fully equipped fitness center, indoor walking track, basketball courts, Tai Chi classes, yoga and much, much more.
55 Millstone Landing Rd, (843) 784-2231
This boat landing is a great spot for a picnic along the banks of the Savannah River. The landing also offers boaters and anglers access to one of the South’s best fishing spots. To reach Millstone Landing, turn west at the intersection of U.S. 17 and SC 46, cross the tracks, and continue straight across U.S. 321. Follow Church Road to its T-intersection with Purrysburg Road and turn left; the landing is on the right.
Hwy. 34 & 203, 2 miles west of Hardeeville, Purrysburg Road.
Purrysburg was founded in 1732 by Swiss Huguenots but failed due to competition from nearby Savannah. A cross marks the settlement’s location on the Savannah River today, celebrating Hardeeville’s earliest history. To reach the cross, from Millstone Landing, turn north on Purrysburg Road and watch for the historic marker on your left, past Church Road.
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
694 Beech Hill Ln, Hardeeville, Jasper County
Make the beautiful Savannah National Wildlife Rescue Visitor Center your first stop when visiting the refuge. Open Monday – Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Closed Sundays and all federal holidays. Established 1927, this refuge protects old rice fields & numerous species of wildlife including ducks, birds, deer, & alligators. Free 4-mile driving tour, sunrise to sunset.
Sergeant Jasper Park
1458 Red Dam Rd, (843)784-5130, near Hardeeville
Parks and Recreation manages and maintains a hidden gem in Hardeeville (exit 8), known as Sgt. Jasper Park. The park is 321-acres and offers a variety of things to do such as biking, walking trails, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, birdwatching, picnicking, and disc golf.
Steam Engine No. 7
205 Main Street, Hardeeville. Once a workhorse of Argent Lumber Company operating in Hardeeville, the engine is a 1910 model & was actively used until 1957.
A nature trail offers access to the interior of the wonderful sand ridges and blackwater swamps of the Tillman Sand Ridge Wildlife Refuge. Hikers along the trail might spot the rare gopher tortoise if they’re observant. To reach the refuge from U.S. 17/SC 46, cross the railroad tracks and follow U.S. 321 north to Tillman; turn left at the flashing light in that crossroads town and follow that road to a sign for B&C Landing. Turn left there and follow the road to where it terminates at the nature trail.