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Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-363-1872
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Who wouldda thunk it?

Every year we visit HHI and it wouldn't be complete without a visit to this wonderful island... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary K
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Leland, North Carolina
Pleasant walk

First you have to pay $6 to get on this part of the island, the preserve has several entrances... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Traveler54_09
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Walk through mushy swamps on elevated boardwalks at this 400-acre nature preserve.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we visit HHI and it wouldn't be complete without a visit to this wonderful island sanctuary. If you like to take un paved trails (even in your sedan!) and see natural beauty, this is the easy way to do it. It never fails...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 1 week ago

First you have to pay $6 to get on this part of the island, the preserve has several entrances. The one off Greenwood Dr. has parking for walking the trails, the entrance off Lawton Canal Rd. allows you to drive through the park areas with...More

Thank Traveler54_09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter goes tp school right beside the preserve and on the Cross Country (Go Prep) she runs through the preserve. The rest of our family has walked through a few times and it never ceases to amaze me the amount of wildlife (gators and...More

Thank G_Robinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much beauty to see. Quiet atmosphere. Beautiful lagoons. Wildlife. Miles of trails. Clean environment.

Thank jajkwardell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really didn't enjoy the visit. I wouldn't say the trails are well marked. We finally found the one we were looking for and could barely walk from all the horse poop on the trail. Found one outlook which was pretty but really didn't find...More

Thank Hnforshee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea Pines is one of the prettiest areas of the island. Day passes may be purchased at the gate for $5.00 if you are not a resident or timeshare owner. Charles and Joseph Fraser, who developed this area, implemented strict regulations and restriction on develooment...More

Thank Joppa_MDChocoholic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year most of the trails were closed after Matthew. I was told that they were all open again but I guess the edge of Maria caused some already unstable tree limbs to crack. For safety the Boggy Gut Trail was closed. The Rice Field...More

Thank Chopstick105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to get out and enjoy nature. Well done. Trails are well marked. Lots of flora and fauna. We saw herons both great white and blue. We even saw a gator at lake mary.

Thank Dpaul1989
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful area and so peaceful. We love Sea Pines and they have shops and lighthouse and huge marina and resturants.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were excited to get out in nature-- we are used to going to state parks and not very crowded beaches. This area was amazing. Lots of wildlife, trails, and history. We were only able to hike a small portion of it but it was...More

Thank Alissa O
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lindascotty
3 July 2017|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
We have walked our dog thru the persevere. Always in a leash.
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BECKYJ76
21 June 2017|
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Response from Joyce K | Reviewed this property |
Driving is the best way.
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Seaton100
21 June 2017|
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Response from crashdavis565 | Reviewed this property |
On leash, no issues
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