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Sea Pines Forest Preserve

#9 of 117 things to do in Hilton Head Features Animals
Southwest tip of island, accessible via U.S. 278, South End, Hilton Head, SC 29926
+1 843-363-1872
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Sea Pines Forest Preserve is a nice way to spend a couple of hours. The foliage was interesting. I... read more

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cathyhutch2016
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Boston, Massachusetts
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There is so much to do on the reserve. There are bike trails, a harbor, a golf course, lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer J
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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 yesterday

Sea Pines Forest Preserve is a nice way to spend a couple of hours. The foliage was interesting. I saw alligators. There are signs so you know what you are looking at or what might be seen.

Thank cathyhutch2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is so much to do on the reserve. There are bike trails, a harbor, a golf course, lighthouse, private beach access, and the clubhouse and it's beachfront restaurant. Entrance to the reserve is monitored by guard stations. There is so much to do and...More

1  Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get away from crowds, noise,traffic and go for a walk in this beautiful area that is not well known but to a few folks(Residents know but visitors not) Walk and listen and look and you will be surprise at what you see. Take the alligator...More

1  Thank skidusty88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed walking on the trails here. There was a nice lake with some picnic tables and portable bathrooms. The raised walkways enabled us to experience the marshlands up close which we really enjoyed. We were also able to drive through a lot of...More

1  Thank Garry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend the drive through portion if you're not an arboristic type. We drove through and the road was what we needed to see everything including lake Mary.

Thank dalebank2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We biked to and around the preserve and through the rice dike trail. We walked the rice field and vanishing swamp boardwalks. All biking and hiking is simple and well marked once you get in the preserve. There are racks to leave your bikes once...More

1  Thank JenninMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lost here. It's so nice big and villas all over. Boy this is a place to see swans, feron, all sorts of cranes pelicans , lizzards, and yes I think alligator!! We saw bubbles in water so has to be.. well hope so...our...More

1  Thank jamesbond1230
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both were great, Joey is a marvelous guide, knows where all the gators are. Tailored his talk to kids ages. Fishing guides very helpful with all nine kids. Very patiently

1  Thank George K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous nature to observe! Went on an alligator ride with H2O. Simply gorgeous and peaceful!! Highly recommend visiting!

1  Thank GroovyTeach9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sea Pines Forest Preserve was a nice way to slow down for a couple hours and enjoy nature. We saw a few baby gators and a larger one on our walk. We also saw many different kinds of birds, as well as taking in...More

2  Thank chipr68
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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 RedBubbly | Reviewed this property |
You can drive into the preserve and park at the lakes. There is a boat, driven by a guide, that you can hop on to get a closeup view of the animals that live in and around the lakes. Or, you can walk or bike through the many... More
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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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