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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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Natural and peaceful

I love coming here. Walking, horseback riding, just taking in the view, kayaking, or paid boat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sbeerman
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Cary, North Carolina
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nice little trails

Just did a little walk on one of the trails, it was getting dark. It was my first time to the Sea... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
inlandvalleytrust
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Ontario, California
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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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Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-363-1872
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here. Walking, horseback riding, just taking in the view, kayaking, or paid boat tours (in season). Watch out for Alligators and wild birds of all kinds!

Thank Sbeerman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just did a little walk on one of the trails, it was getting dark. It was my first time to the Sea Pines area.

Thank inlandvalleytrust
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place! Saw a bunch of different birds as well as a baby alligator. My family and I mostly drove around the preserve as it was muddy. We were disappointed that we could not see the Shell ring as the paths were closed...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a surprising hike in the midst of upscale housing developments. They were doing a bunch of tree clean up with heavy machinery which made for a less than ideal "nature-walk". Even still, we enjoyed the diversity of foliage and wildlife. We would go...More

Thank JLFalken
Reviewed 8 December 2017

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

Thank Jeffrey V
Reviewed 6 December 2017

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 30 November 2017 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 23 November 2017

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 17 November 2017

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 15 November 2017

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
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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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