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Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve

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Old State Road, Cayce, SC 29033
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When we arrived in late April, the parking lot for this preserve was closed off. The closure seems... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sora72
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Easy wilderness

It is amazing how many places near Columbia you can go to and feel as if you are in the wild. This... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
jeoiwo
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Columbia, South Carolina
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“mile trail” (2 reviews)
“clay pits” (2 reviews)
“preserve” (3 reviews)
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Old State Road, Cayce, SC 29033
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived in late April, the parking lot for this preserve was closed off. The closure seems like it may be permanent. Some of the previous reviews of this preserve are actually of the Cayce Riverwalk, which has paved sidewalks. There is an entrance...More

Thank Sora72
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It is amazing how many places near Columbia you can go to and feel as if you are in the wild. This trail has a sidewalk throughout which makes it great for wheelchairs. There are several bridges that cross the creek which provide good vistas....More

Thank jeoiwo
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Totally amazing nature. One of the oldest Swamps Of the World; Old Trees, Wildlife, a boardwalk to be safe and to walk on. Never too crowded

1  Thank Harry B
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I've hiked this trail a couple of times now and both times I was just moved by the feeling of total PEACE there. Columbia has many fantastic paved trails but, for me, I like a more primitive trail and more of a feel of nature,...More

Thank MarshaBGreenville_SC
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We came here as part of the city's Civil War geocaching tour. We wouldn't have known about this place otherwise, it is a little secluded and out of the way. There's a paved lot and a nice trail between the river and the woods. It...More

Thank kurokitty
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

In the Spring it is beautiful. The boardwalk takes you to a lookout over a lake. At the right time you may see egrets in plumage nesting in the trees.

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve is a hidden gem in the midlands. The trail is very narrow, but well marked. The old clay pits and surrounding forest, now mini-ponds are home to a multitude of wildlife. On a recent hike, we saw a doe, pileated woodpecker,...More

Thank SCC1992
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hiking along the river and swamp areas. It's free and pet friendly. It's a great way to spend a weekend afternoon.

Thank Taylor V
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

There are many paths to take, and not many visitors. The bug level was very low, and it has very beautiful scenery. We went twice because it was such a good nature experience.

1  Thank typhoonjackal
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

I visit these trails weekly. It is overall a good setup (especially compared to the area...) but lacking in trail maintenance. I have not been out there after a big storm, but judge by the trail erosion it'd have to be a mud-fest. I would...More

1  Thank ClemsonEngineer
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