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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 29928-4506
+1 843-671-1343
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So much to do for such a low price

A $6 car fee and you are in for a wonderful day of exploring! We walked trails, explored shops, did... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
saritonin
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Great place to spend some family time

Matthew took a hard hit at the Preserve. An unbelievable number of trees were damaged. They have... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Patricia K
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Rochester, New York, United States
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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 29928-4506
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A $6 car fee and you are in for a wonderful day of exploring! We walked trails, explored shops, did a mini-scavenger hunt to find special legacy oaks based on one of the trail maps, and visited both South Beach and Harbour Town. Apparently we...More

1  Thank saritonin
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Matthew took a hard hit at the Preserve. An unbelievable number of trees were damaged. They have slowly been able to clean up the damage. It is still going to take a year for the trees that remain to absorb the sun and resume growth....More

2  Thank Patricia K
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely place for bike rides and alligator spotting. Good eating places also. Well kept property. If you live outside Sea Pines there is. Fee to get in.

1  Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place despite the destructive nature of Hurricane Matthew. Peaceful walk, plenty of paved trail plus unpaved portions are wide and flat. Some places are still blocked with storm debris. Beautiful boardwalk next to old rice fields where you can find alligators, turtles, birds.

3  Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

A beautiful area to see alligators, turtles, birds of all sorts, huge trees, ponds and simply get away from everything and enjoy nature.

1  Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Know that the hurricane did hit fully here and they are still recovering. Cleanup is ongoing but you still see big trees down. This will all recover.

Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

And people charge to see this ? A fairly b o r I n g community where every home is some shade of brown. I gather thIs a restrictive covenant. Not much to see unless you like green leaves. The 'Lighthouse' was a disappointment. The...More

1  Thank Achimmah
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a large and great area with plenty of walking trails, 2 lakes, fishing, picnic areas and more. There is plenty of wildlife including various birds and quite a few alligators, so walk those trails close to the water with care, especially on the...More

5  Thank Mike W
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is my favorite place to wander around on my days off. I love the serene atmostphere while walking the various trails. There are all kinds of little information signs that tell you about various fauna, history, and wildlife in the area.

1  Thank Max W
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time fishing in sea Pines in various lakes. Caught tons of catfish. The grounds were beautiful to walk around and there are hiking trails with great signage.

Thank Bassgirl17
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dgsdks
8 March 2018|
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Response from Nicole K | Reviewed this property |
So my Dad has a motorized scooter. Yes we took him along the walking trail when it was dry. However, parts were bumpy due to the tree roots and such. It is possible to take someone in a wheelchair but it truly depends on... More
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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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