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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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Great way to see the local flora and fauna

This nature preserve is tucked away in a housing development. We found one of the park entrances... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gwardbeeler
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Boston, Massachusetts
Alligators and birds galore!

My hsband and I decided to walk the Sea Pines Forest Preserve one morning during our visit to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joanne2570
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Damascus, Maryland
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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

This nature preserve is tucked away in a housing development. We found one of the park entrances off of Greenwood Drive. There was one other car parked there on weekend afternoon. The trails are wide and easy to hike. The trail markers are sporadic. Some...More

1  Thank gwardbeeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hsband and I decided to walk the Sea Pines Forest Preserve one morning during our visit to Hilton Head. We decided to do the walking tour. Right away we saw a few "baby" alligators, egrets, and heron. I would suggest wearing sneakers or closed...More

Thank Joanne2570
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to see or do. Just paths and boardwalks through marsh and forest. We did see 1 small gator and some turtles.

Thank mike p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here to look around, just know you have to pay 6 dollars to enter the Sea Pines area. Was very pretty.

Thank sunnylooker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea Pines is one of the more lovely residential areas to drive through on Hilton Head. Only one more exclusive neighborhoods, but that one you can not enter unless you are a homeowner. You do have to pay to get into Sea Pines, but ask...More

1  Thank Deb M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in town with our dog, Suzie. We looked for an activity to do with her and came across Sea Pines. It costs $6 to visit, but totally worth it. We enjoyed walking along the trails. A couple had signs that...More

1  Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bicycled to the forest preserve as part of the Legacy Oak tour. The Southern beauty of the forest, teeming with live oaks, pines, and palmetto trees, all draped with Spanish moss was definitely worth the time. The walking trails were still under repair from...More

1  Thank Kdavid456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked our ability to bike to the Forest Preserve, but you could also drive. Very picturesque! Signage of different plants/trees.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a house at Sea Pines for a week and it was absolutely perfect. The house and the view were amazing. All of the staff were exceptional, especially one named Curtis who was very welcoming and friendly while checking us in. We had...More

Thank francesca h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ride your bikes through the preserve or take an alligator boat tour or walk through and look for the many different birds.

Thank SuzieQKenMac37
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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
22 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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