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Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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Address: Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
Phone Number: 843 363 1872
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Activities: Walking
Description: Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature...
Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature preserve.
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Beautiful Place!

It is a really beautiful place. Nice to walk around and see the nature of the island. Peaceful and serene.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It is a really beautiful place. Nice to walk around and see the nature of the island. Peaceful and serene.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Sea Pines Forest Preserve is a wonderful way to experience and learn about the Island's beauty. The unique forest composition makes HH standout. Take a break from the beach and enjoy this beautiful sanctuary.

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Springfield - Springfield Township, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We were able to enjoy the Preserve by taking a nature cruise on the lakes. The area is clean and serene. It is ideal for nature or outdoor lovers.

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Cincinnati
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great for walking and biking. There are 60 acres of land to explore. It was August so it was warm outside but we walked a trail earlier in the day. Beautiful acre to explore.

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Sylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Sea Pines is a resort area which covers the Southwest area of the Island. It is a gated community and it cost $6 to enter but once in you're free to roam where you please. What I love about Sea Pines, and Hilton Head in general, is that it has kept it's wild side by preservation. This is present in... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My husband was thrown off by the $6 entrance fee to the Sea Pines area so let's get that out of the way. there are 2 gated entries to get into Sea Pines...you have to pay $6 to enter so I planned a day when we could bike ride the preserve in the morning and go back to Sea Pines... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went to Hilton Head as part of a multi-generational, large family vacation. Not our choice, as we are more at home in simpler surroundings, but this little park was an unexpected treat. Let's face it, HH is a fairly contrived vacation spot and Sea Pines is the most exclusive area, gating off the roads to "pass only" access to... More 

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oxnard, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We rode through on the bike trail. Saw many beautiful birds and the shade from the trees made for a pleasant time. We were already staying in Sea Pines so there was no fee but I understand there is a $6 day pass for daily visitors.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

After, unfortunately using the link from Trip Advisor to find the place, I was afraid we were in a marketing scam...Sea Pines Resort covers the southern tip of Hilton Head Island and within are beaches, Harbor Place, Southern Point, etc. While it is a private resort, when you pay $6 at the guard kiosk, you now have entry to the... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I regularly run through the forest preserve and it is wonderful. The trails are well maintained and well marked. There are trails for bikes and trails for walking/running. There is even an entrance for cars to drive and a picnic/pavilion area for parties and gatherings. There is a beautiful wildflower field and big man made lakes-perfect for canoeing or touring.... More 

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