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From Santee to the Congaree River
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The state of South Carolina has been graced with an incredible wilderness, and that wilderness has been divided into impressive national and state parks, as well as stunning forests, beaches and wildlife refuges.
If you need a place with one-stop adventure, look no further than the Congaree National Park, sitting 30 miles southeast of Columbia. This fairly new national park has hiking, biking, fishing, and boating, along with everything else you can think to do under the South Carolina sun.
Further south, stroll the boardwalks of Lake Marion in the Santee State Park near the town of Santee. Looking for a place near Myrtle Beach? Try a couple days at the Huntington Beach State Park. This vacation season, you can see everything from alligators to historic castles on the grounds of this 2,500-acre park.
However, for those looking to spend time on the Carolina coast, head down to the 250,000-acre Francis Marion National Forest. In a forest this size, you’re options are endless as you take advantage of the opportunities to bike, hike, take out some recreational vehicles and go horseback riding.
You’ve made the right choice in spending your getaway in South Carolina's parks. You’re next challenge: Which direction to go and what to do first.
Featured Parks in South Carolina:
Congaree National Park: A 22,000-Acre Playground
Santee State Park: Discover All 2,500 Acres
Huntington Beach State Park: Beaches and Castles in 2,500 Acres
Paris Mountain State Park: Explore the 1,500 Acres of Paris Mountain
Francis Marion National Forest: Choose Your Own Adventure in 250,000 Acres
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