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Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-363-1872
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A nice walk in the swamp (reserve)

Worth finding and taking a hike....very scenic, we saw alligators, wild birds, turtles on our walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffrey V
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Prince George, Virginia
Look For Alligators!

And that's half the fun! This beautiful forest makes you go forest bathing and you come out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary M
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature preserve.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth finding and taking a hike....very scenic, we saw alligators, wild birds, turtles on our walk (in Lake Anna)

Thank Jeffrey V
Reviewed 1 week ago

And that's half the fun! This beautiful forest makes you go forest bathing and you come out refreshed. And it's free therapy👍

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were going to shelter cove marina for lunch and drove thru the preserve. Beautiful homes, roadways, bike paths, a horse farm. It would have been a great place to go for a walk and take some nature pictures.

Thank Minkster56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The forest reserve is very arge with many bike trails throughout. The ponds are great for fishing and gator watching. There are very nice picnic areas for the family and gazebos for observation. There is a lovely wildfower area with local flowers in bloom all...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year we visit HHI and it wouldn't be complete without a visit to this wonderful island sanctuary. If you like to take un paved trails (even in your sedan!) and see natural beauty, this is the easy way to do it. It never fails...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First you have to pay $6 to get on this part of the island, the preserve has several entrances. The one off Greenwood Dr. has parking for walking the trails, the entrance off Lawton Canal Rd. allows you to drive through the park areas with...More

Thank Traveler54_09
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Our daughter goes tp school right beside the preserve and on the Cross Country (Go Prep) she runs through the preserve. The rest of our family has walked through a few times and it never ceases to amaze me the amount of wildlife (gators and...More

Thank G_Robinson
Reviewed 10 November 2017

So much beauty to see. Quiet atmosphere. Beautiful lagoons. Wildlife. Miles of trails. Clean environment.

Thank jajkwardell
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I really didn't enjoy the visit. I wouldn't say the trails are well marked. We finally found the one we were looking for and could barely walk from all the horse poop on the trail. Found one outlook which was pretty but really didn't find...More

Thank Hnforshee
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Sea Pines is one of the prettiest areas of the island. Day passes may be purchased at the gate for $5.00 if you are not a resident or timeshare owner. Charles and Joseph Fraser, who developed this area, implemented strict regulations and restriction on develooment...More

Thank Joppa_MDChocoholic
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SCBennie
6 December 2017|
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Response from Kdavid456 | Reviewed this property |
The walking trails were closed due to hurricane damage at the time that we visited. We stayed on the bike trails, and even though it had recently rained, they were in good shape. Sorry I can’t add any better insight. We... More
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lindascotty
4 July 2017|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
We have walked our dog thru the persevere. Always in a leash.
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BECKYJ76
22 June 2017|
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Response from Joyce K | Reviewed this property |
Driving is the best way.
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