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Santee National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 3 things to do in Summerton Features Animals
2125 Fort Watson Rd, Summerton, SC 29148-8638
+1 803-478-2217
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A stop on the road north !

We were heading home from Florida and we stayed the night at the Best Western in Santee, South... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Granby, Connecticut
Quick stop on 95

We stopped at the Santeria wildlife refuge on our way to Florida for a quick stop and to stretch... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Allie C
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2125 Fort Watson Rd, Summerton, SC 29148-8638
+1 803-478-2217
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We were heading home from Florida and we stayed the night at the Best Western in Santee, South Carolina. Next morning we looked at the weather up north and decided to stay an extra day in Santee to let a snowstorm clear out of our...More

Thank mcarr0ll27
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Santeria wildlife refuge on our way to Florida for a quick stop and to stretch our legs. It was a nice quiet park with lots of trails. Unfortunately the welcome center was not open even though we came during their open...More

Thank Allie C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

fished lake marion for 4 days. had a great time. windy couple of days. when the lake is flat, great fishing. catfish bit early morning and after sunset.

Thank jayrlong
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A great quick stop before I started my night shift, wish I had longer to relax, definitely would go back

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Learn about Francis Marion and a famous Civil War battle--all while listening to the birds and enjoying this lovely area. Indian relics, Lake Marion, wildlife exhibits, hiking trails, birdwatching and more are available. My young grandson and I had a picnic, learned a lot and...More

Thank vickiauthor
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

There was nobody to talk to at the visitors center. Nobody was at the front desk and we were waiting around for a while. Most of the place is blocked off for cars. The only place we were able to get to by car was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you love nature and/or photography, don't miss stopping here. I stop every time I'm traveling through and it never fails to fill me with awe. Make sure you drive through the Cuddo Unit. The wildlife drive through there is full of surprises: from my...More

Thank hubjeanne
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing to see but the Indian mound . Everything was closed off there was a lot of road construction so idk if that had anything to do with it but I have been waiting and waiting to see this. I wasn't the only disappointed person...More

Thank dolphin_watcher19
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I recently visited the Santee National Wildlife Refuge Bluff Unit and it was just great. I visited in late May 2016. I had the place to myself and only saw two people, which were park employees. There's a lovely trail with boardwalks over the swampy...More

Thank timwing8
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here feeling kinda bummed because it was Easter Sunday and we were traveling home from Florida to DC. We were planning a trip to Charleston, but it was pouring rain ALL DAY! We wandered around and found "ALLIGATOR ALLEY" and saw 4 alligators,...More

1  Thank deetrdh
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