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Old Santee Canal State Park

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Address: 900 Stony Landing Rd, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-2944
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+1 843-899-5200
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13:00 - 16:30
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Sun 13:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:30

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Great Wedding Location, Views, and History

This park is gorgeous, one of my favorites, but it is also a very affordable wedding location. You can rent the Learning Center for $600 from 10 AM - 10 PM (includes tables... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
theskittler
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Jax, FL

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Jax, FL
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is gorgeous, one of my favorites, but it is also a very affordable wedding location. You can rent the Learning Center for $600 from 10 AM - 10 PM (includes tables & chairs and seats 30 comfortably) or the other buildings, for larger weddings, for $2000. The park has great views of the water, a children's playground area,... More 

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Huger, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far a favorite place to visit if you love the outdoors. You can kayak, canoe in Biggins creek. Bird watching is a must as the Osprey fly over head. Dragon flies and turtles and an occasional alligator can be seen in the pond. Full of Grand oaks and set off the Cooper river. Fantastic walking trails that... More 

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Thank reedssandra
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We love going here. We have a annual pass so that we can go often. Plenty of walking trails and over looks. If you love nature, this is for you!

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Summerville, South Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was the first time we went...always go to James island...now a new tradition will be the lights at Santee Canal State Park and dinner at Barony House..

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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252 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very nice trail system, great way to spend the afternoon strolling around. Easy walk - not strenuous, but very scenic. Nice small museum. Very enjoyable

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Columbia, South Carolina
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We went on a rainy day in December for a hike along the trails of the park. Being from a mountainous area, I was pleased to see some texture along the trails, not challenging, but not completely flat either. The trails are decently maintained, with a few loose boards going across the swampier parts. There are little lookout points with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Tail Race Canal is the first canal built in America. After discussing the history of the canal, I found out two of my uncles helped with the construction. Many African Americans lost their land through imminent domain to build the canal.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Children under 7 are free, 7 to 64 is $3, and 65 and over is $2. You get a lot for this small cost: Berkeley County Museum, Interpretive Center, Stony Landing Plantation, canal walk, river walk, tails, picnic area, and a playground. The park sits on 195 acres. The construction of the canal began in 1793 and was being used... More 

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Saint Stephen
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We went out for a light hike. $3 admission is hard to beat! Hiking trails looked as though they hadn't been traveled in some time....huge rotting tree fallen in path. But was a nice, easy 2 hour hike and board walk through the area. Did not see as much wildlife as we have on previous visits, only one gater, two... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The perfect place for a lowcountry hike, picnic, stroll near the water, learning about nature and history. This park is a gem. The staff are helpful and knowledgable. Perfect place for a family or group of friends to relax in a natural setting. Don't miss the canoes which are the perfect way to watch wildlife in the canal.

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