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INDIAN Treasure ABANDONED by DNR/ State Park!.... SHAMEFUL

SO SAD! The wall built to protect the historic site is falling in and pulling the ground with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret C
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Edisto Island, South Carolina
I expected more, but it was still interesting.

I expected the shell ring to be huge, but it wasn't. You only get to see a small portion of what's... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
sdkennerly
,
Santee, South Carolina
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A four-mile hiking trail covers the park's variety of vegetation.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
28 Sep 2016
“I expected more, but it was still interesting.”
2 weeks ago
“INDIAN Treasure ABANDONED by DNR/ State Park!.... SHAMEFUL”
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Edisto Island, SC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO SAD! The wall built to protect the historic site is falling in and pulling the ground with it! Shame on the state & federal employees for abandoning it! Site would have been better off without the poorly engineered wall.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I expected the shell ring to be huge, but it wasn't. You only get to see a small portion of what's left of it. The creek and tides have eroded much of it. I enjoyed the nice stroll though the maritime forest.

Thank sdkennerly
Reviewed 23 July 2016

access to the ancient mound is closed due to environmental issues. the trails are nice. hopefully the mound will be saved for visitors can enjoy the 4000 year old shell mound

1  Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is a fun place to hike to. Not a long hike but a fun outing to get the kids energy out. It is an easy nature trail where you can see where the edisto indians oyster mounds.

1  Thank ladybug24sc
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Although it is a long, hot walk to the Indian mound, it is very well worth the trip. Bring mosquito repellent!!

1  Thank 1975Nurse
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Great trail through some beautiful forest, with nice views over the marsh. The destination is rather disappointing though

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is a pleasant hike through the state park; there is a $5/person fee to get in. There are places along the path to stop and sit and look at the marsh; take bug spray and binoculars. The mound is interesting to see but it's...More

4  Thank Nextadventure2014
Reviewed 16 March 2015

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...More

3  Thank Uswsc
Reviewed 10 December 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...More

4  Thank Rick A
Reviewed 3 June 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.

2  Thank Scott C
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