State Parks Nature Tourism in Lowcountry
The state of South Carolina set aside some of the best examples of its natural, cultural & recreational resources, and presents them to you as state parks. Forty-seven of these properties, found from the edges of the Blue Ridge to the shores of the Atlantic, protect and preserve the rich heritage of the Palmetto State and invite you to sample its unique offerings. The South Carolina State Park Service takes stewardship of the resources and service to you, the visitor, seriously, and invites you to visit the following state parks in this region:
Colleton State Park
Colleton State Park is located on Hwy 15, 10 miles north of Walterboro, near Canady’s. Edisto River Resource Center and Ranger Station – 35 acres, picnic shelters, nature trails, canoeing, camping, river fishing along the longest free flowing water in North America.
CYPRESS SWAMP NATURE TRAIL
COLLETON STATE PARK MAP
Edisto Beach State Park
Edisto Beach State Park is located on Edisto Island. 1,255 acres, cabins, picnic shelters, playground, swimming, nature/hiking trails, ocean fishing, beach combing, boat ramp, camping, nature center, gift shop. Admission fee.
EDISTO STATE BEACH PARK MAP
EDISTO STATE PARK BROCHURE
Hunting Island State Park
Hunting Island State Park is located 17 miles from downtown Beaufort. 5,000 acres, cabins, campground, handicap access, picnic shelters, lagoon & pier fishing, ocean swimming, boat ramp, nature programs, park store, gift shop, tackle shop. Admission fee.
HUNTING ISLAND STATE PARK TRAIL MAP
HUNTING ISLAND CAMPGROUND MAP
HUNTING ISLAND BLOG
Lake Warren State Park
Lake Warren State Park is located at 1079 Lake Warren Rd, Hampton. Open seven days a week 9am – 6pm. 400 acres, picnic shelters, lake fishing, boat rentals, boat ramp, playground, primitive camping, and nature trails. Free admission.
LAKE WARREN STATE PARK MAP
LAKE WARREN PARK BROCHURE