South Carolina Natural Park Wonders

National and State Wonders Found in the Palmetto State:

South Carolina, known for having the premier resort destination on the East Coast in Myrtle Beach, is divided into the Low Country (eastern Atlantic Coastal Plain) and Up Country (Piedmont and Blue Ridge Mountain regions).

Let us be your guide to discovering these natural wonders. Follow the links below to obtain more information, insider tips, and pictures, as well as ideas for where to stay when visiting.

South Carolina Welcome Sign National Parks:

  • Congaree National Park

    National Monuments:
  • Fort Sumter National Monument. Established: 1948. [Official Site]

    National Recreation Trails:
  • Congaree River Blue Trail
  • Foothills Trail
  • Francis Beidler Forest Four Holes Swamp Trail
  • Kings Mountain Hiking Trail
  • Mullet Hall Equestrian Trail System
  • North Augusta Greeneway
  • Port Royal Sound Adventure Trail
  • Swampfox Trail
  • Table Rock Trail
  • TNT Motorsports Park Trail
  • Congaree National Park


    National Forests:
  • Francis Marion National Forest. Location: Awendaw, South Carolina. [Official Site]
  • Sumter National Forest. Location: McCormick, South Carolina. [Official Site]

    National Wildlife Refuges:
  • Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge
  • Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
  • Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
  • Santee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
  • Tybee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

    Little Pee Dee South Carolina State Scenic River National Wilderness Areas:
  • Cape Romain Wilderness
  • Congaree National Park Wilderness
  • Ellicott Rock Wilderness
  • Hell Hole Bay Wilderness
  • Little Wambaw Swamp Wilderness
  • Wambaw Creek Wilderness
  • Wambaw Swamp Wilderness

    National Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Ashley River Road
  • Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway
  • Edisto Island National Scenic Byway
  • Savannah River Scenic Byway

    South Carolina State Parks, Campgrounds, Recreational Areas: Devil's Fork State Park
  • Aiken State Park
  • Andrew Jackson State Park
  • Baker Creek State Park
  • Barnwell State Park
  • Caesars Head State Park
  • Calhoun Falls State Park
  • Charles Towne Landing State Park
  • Cheraw State Park
  • Chester State Park
  • Colleton State Park
  • Croft State Park
  • Devils Fork State Park
  • Dreher Island State Park
  • Edisto Beach State Park
  • Givhans Ferry State Park
  • Goodale State Park
  • Hamilton Branch State Park
  • Hampton Plantation State Historic Site
  • Harbison State Forest
  • Hickory Knob State Resort Park
  • Hunting Island State Park
  • Huntington Beach State Park
  • Table Rock State Park
  • Jones Gap State Park
  • Keowee-Toxaway State Park
  • Kings Mountain State Park
  • Lake Greenwood State Park
  • Lake Hartwell State Park
  • Lake Warren State Park
  • Lake Wateree State Park
  • Landsford Canal State Park
  • Lee State Park
  • Little Pee Dee State Park
  • Lynches River County Park
  • Manchester State Forest
  • Myrtle Beach State Park
  • Oconee State Park
  • Oconee Station State Historic Site
  • Old Dorchester State Historic Site
  • Paris Mountain State Park
  • Poinsett State Park
  • Redcliffe State Historic Site
  • Rivers Bridge State Park
  • Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site
  • Sadlers Creek State Park
  • Sand Hills State Forest
  • Santee State Park
  • Sergeant Jasper State Park
  • Sesquicentennial State Park
  • Table Rock State Park
  • Woods Bay State Park

    Middle Saluda South Carolina State Scenic River State Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Andrew Pickens Scenic Parkway
  • Bohicket Road Scenic Highway
  • Cowpens National Battlefield Scenic Highway
  • Fort Johnson Road Scenic Highway
  • Hilton Head Scenic Highway
  • James Edwin McTeer Bridge & The Causways Scenic Highway
  • Long Point Road Scenic Highway
  • Mathis Ferry Road Scenic Highway
  • Old Sheldon Church Road Scenic Highway
  • Oscar Wigington Scenic Byway
  • Riverland Drive Scenic Highway
  • S-13 Scenic Highway
  • S-163 Scenic Highway
  • SC-170 Scenic Highway
  • SC-46 Scenic Highway
  • US-21 Scenic Highway
  • US-278 Scenic Highway


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