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Wambaw Creek Wilderness Canoe Trail

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Francis Marion National Forest, McClellanville, SC 29458
+1 843-336-3248
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Don't miss paddling on this black water river-beautiful, serene, other worldly.

We kayaked this last week, just as the spring leaves and dogwoods were popping. Bird calls are all... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
sethelm
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Syracuse, New York
Silence is Golden

We paddled this beautiful area with our guide Matt from Nature Adventures Outfitters. Matt was an... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Elizabeth H
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Francis Marion National Forest, McClellanville, SC 29458
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Francis Marion National Forest, McClellanville, SC 29458
+1 843-336-3248
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We kayaked this last week, just as the spring leaves and dogwoods were popping. Bird calls are all around, the paddling is a slight challenge-as there are some snags, but all manageable. We went with the tide, a definite plus. It's a great, serene, beautiful...More

Thank sethelm
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We paddled this beautiful area with our guide Matt from Nature Adventures Outfitters. Matt was an exceptional guide with a vast knowledge of the area and its flora and fauna. Gliding silently over the 'black water', we were lucky enough to see alligators sunbasking. huge...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to paddle. Saw one baby gator and several turtles. Beautiful black water with great cypress and all kinds of beautiful native flora. 3 miles of back road but roads are well maintained. A few potholes. You can paddle upstream easy and then the...More

2  Thank Tammie M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

South Carolina at it's finest. If you like quite, backwoods Kayaking this is the place to go. Very easy to get to, 45 mins from Mt Pleasant. Nice landing, easy launching a kayak. Went this morning, lots of birds, dragon flies, 3 small gators. I...More

1  Thank ScottxW
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a beautiful place where you can "hear just nature". No development. Secluded in the Francis Marion National Forest it's a true paddlers paradise. Call Nature Adventures Outfitters to rent a kayak or canoe or take a Naturalist Guided Tour there. KayakCharlestonSC.com 843-568-3222. You...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Much of this region, is a mesh of being stuck in the past & slowing trying to integrate with modern day...but THIS piece of low-country was JUST what we needed to unwind from our busy day.

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

I live nearby and have been going on this creek all my life. The scenery, wildlife and serenity always make for a special experience!

1  Thank Edgar J
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We kayaked over 10 miles the day we were on the creek. We timed it so we went up creek with the tide and then turned with the tide. Made paddling much easier and we covered a lot of river. Saw lots of crocodiles and...More

3  Thank neenee1
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Wambaw Creek Wilderness Canoe Trail is part of Francis Marion National Forest, just outside McClellanville SC. The trail runs approximately 5 miles between Still Landing and Echaw Road Landing. Both landings are small but offer parking and easy access points for either kayaks or canoes....More

4  Thank PawleysDude
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