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Address: Edisto Island, SC
Activities: Hiking
Description: A four-mile hiking trail covers the park's variety of vegetation.

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Great Trail Great History

If you aren't a history buff or can't appreciate Native American history, the mound will be a let down. The mound is big and a lot of it has washed into the marsh with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
Rick A
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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
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Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We started at the Wyndham resorts on the opposite side of the island, which was a long trip on bike. We get to the state park and its a very well kept place.you have to pay a fee to get in to the park and go on a major road to get to the trail entrance. The trail though was... More 

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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

If you aren't a history buff or can't appreciate Native American history, the mound will be a let down. The mound is big and a lot of it has washed into the marsh with the changing route of the river. The mound was put there by local Native Americans approximately 4,000 years ago. The trail to the mound is long... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The hike is great but a little of a let down once you get there. it is a pile of shells in the cliff on the river. IT is still a nice hike to there and the view of the wetlands is good.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

If you like walking far to be disappointed, then this is the attraction for you. One of the suggestions in other reviews is to bike the trail. I 100% agree with this. The trail is paved, has a few cool spots, but overall isn't the greatest hike ever. Biking will get you there quick so you can get the heck... More 

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Chicago
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Four bikers, one runner. All enjoyed there time here. Don't stop with the Indian Mound - continue through the woods and across the boardwalks for some beautiful forest and lovely marsh vistas. Education center is clean and informative. Have fun

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Madison, Indiana
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We walked the trail to the shell mound on the first day of January-(no problems with bugs).To get to the trail, you need to go into the state park entrance across the street from the Edistonian. The trail is flat and wide, and is somewhere around 3 to 3.4 miles round-trip. The shell mound is interesting, although was not as... More 

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Charleston,SC
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4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

There is a bike path along the highway all the way to the trail to the Indian Shell Mound. From there the ride is thru the woods on hard packed trails and across several wooden bridges. It opens up along the way to overlook the large creek that flows thru the area. Great bike ride.

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Asheville,nc
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Rent a bike and enjoy the beautiful live oaks and palms trees with an easy bike to the oyster mound, which overlooks a marsh and creek. Beautiful!

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Prosperity
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This is a great trail to walk down to the mounds. Beautiful creeks, very educational. You must visit the Edisto Educational Center. You can fish off the docks as well as put your boat in at Live Oak Landing.

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Ocala, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Hiking threre was a great adventure! The history was clearly displayed...was more than you expect! Amazing to think of those that lived there and created this magnificant site.

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