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Cypress Wetlands

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Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC
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Saw some great wildlife! The paths are clear and safe for all ages.

We saw 4 gators dozens of turtles and the trail was well kept! We saw all kinds of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
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Visited on our way to Paris Island. wife had read about it in a travel brochure. Happened to be... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Richard R
Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We saw 4 gators dozens of turtles and the trail was well kept! We saw all kinds of wildlife including baby and adult gators! Be aware of your surroundings we saw a small brown snake crossing the path. A very nice outdoor activity!

Thank 772khristinak
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Visited on our way to Paris Island. wife had read about it in a travel brochure. Happened to be when a school group was there. Saw and alligator and several nesting egrets, Had a short walk around the trail.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had heard about this place from an acquaintance who thought it was really great so we went to see for ourselves. I suppose we thought it was going to be somewhat like Pinkney Island preserve. The walk is partly through a neighborhood and commercial...More

1  Thank boogieboybaxter
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A little difficult to locate but worth the effort. It is an adventure in viewing all varieties of birds (Herons, Egrets and Ibises) get an ID book to have fun. Turtles and gators are there, but TE best is the short walk in a calm...More

Thank g6shill
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Love coming here, even if it's just for a few minutes. If you go on a hot day, you will see a lot of turtles and birds. Have also seen a raccoon and baby alligators. Haven't seen the big alligator yet. Parking available on Paris...More

1  Thank Katie T
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were looking for a little something different to do and had heard about the Cypress Wetlands so we decided to give it a go. The path is a bit hard to find and not very well marked at points but it was definitely a...More

Thank ZeusSNC
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nothing big or unusual but a nice pleasant stroll on a mostly boardwalk surface around a wetland lake. You will most always see a variety of birds and some turtles. We saw an alligator with his head up resting in the grasses not far from...More

Thank Star N
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have walked the trail at the Cypress Wetlands many times each year since it opened. It is a fine walk, but not too long. Every other year by the beginning of March the Wetlands would be full of birds-- Great White Egrets, Snowy Egreta,...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Enjoy a walk around the boardwalk at this in town wetland and view all kinds of wildlife:, birds, ducks, turtles, and maybe an alligator.

Thank fignewton60
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Took this park walk as it was nearby just to get some exercise before our long drive back. Glad we did as its a short walk and it was slightly confusing as you have to pick it up again after walking down a neighborhood street....More

Thank edodowd
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2 May 2017|
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Response from Katie T | Reviewed this property |
you can park on Paris ave. or on Richmond by the ymca
15 November 2016|
Response from drcathylbagleydotcom | Reviewed this property |
It's not far~ 2-3 miles away on Sands Beach. It's a nice bike ride and worthwhile. Hope this helps.
9 August 2015|
Response from inmygarden55 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't notice any in April and May and I would have been bitten if there were any! Other times of year idk.