With four grandchildren ages 4-12 in tow, we went to the Visitor Center of this Natural Park Service property. The children enjoyed the hands-on displays and dioramas of local fauna. I also ready them a children's book on Francis Marion the center had on the kids table, before we visited the Revolutionary war site just down the road - a site where Francis Marion and Lighthorse Harry Lee collaborated for an American victory.
We borrowed a backpack for the kids to share binoculars, nature guide books, plastic bug collecting / magnifying containers for use at the on-site Nature Trail. The younger kids gleefully received a colored chart listing all the kids of fish in Lake Marion, and spent the rest of the day asking "What's this kind?"
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