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Sea Pines Forest Preserve

Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
843 363 1872
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Ranked #5 of 27 Attractions in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature preserve.
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature preserve.
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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is such a relaxing and pleasant walk. Very well maintained and well marked trails. It was the perfect way to spend a beautiful December day.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
88 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We did the drive through this one afternoon and it was gorgeous. We wanted to go back and bike it but ran out of time. Lots of signs to direct you. It just was hard to believe that this large piece of forest is right here on the island. It's a great escape if you need one!

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Hilton Head, SC
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100 reviews 100 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Spring is terrific with the wildflower garden and newly hatched gators. Remember, mama is always near, though!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We always come here to go birding. It was not the season for the birds to be in the rookery (early spring) and too late for the migrating birds this time. The Pileated woodpeckers were active and always a good sighting. Great place for a bike ride or a good walk and a nice shell midden.

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Dunbar, West Virginia, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

One of my favorite place to go on Hilton Head Island. Great place to bird watch, walk, stroll, relax. There are a few lakes that have great fishing if you are staying in Sea Pines.

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Nature Boat Tour was remarkably good. Driving around the preserve was off-season, but interesting.

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We always visit the preserve when we come to HHI - it is a lovely and relaxing way to spend some time and view some wildlife.

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Unteraegeri
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141 reviews 141 reviews
64 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We just loved it! Beautiful hikes through Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Jungly feeling, observing gators, turtles, and many beautiful birds. It feels like in another world and is right on your doorstep.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
39 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We did not expect to see this type of place. There are many residence and resort areas. You can walk around the wooden area.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The scenery was absolutely beautiful. You get to really appreciate nature while walking through the trails. You can even drive thru the preserved woods which was an amazing experience. Next time we are in town, we will take an alligator tou. We are looking forward to coming back.

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