14 Publicly Owned Lands to Experience the ACE Basin

By:Marie McAden

Date:8/18/2014

South Carolina's Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge
  1. Botany Bay Heritage Preserve on Edisto Island.
  2. Edisto Beach State Park on Edisto Island.
  3. Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge near Adams Run.
  4. Donnelly Wildlife Management Area in Green Pond.
  5. Bear Island Wildlife Management Area in Green Pond.
  6. Michael D. McKenzie Field Station on Bennett’s Point Road in Green Pond.
  7. Dungannon Heritage Preserve in Rantowles.
  8. Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel.
  9. Givhans Ferry State Park in Ridgeville.
  10. Colleton State Park in Canadys.
  11. Mead-Westvaco Edisto Nature Trail on Hwy 17 in Jacksonboro.
  12. Great Swamp Sanctuary in Walterboro.
  13. Hunting Island State Park on Hunting Island.
  14. Audubon Beidler Forest in Harleyville.

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Go Hiking and Biking in the ACE Basin
With miles of dirt roads, dikes and trails, there are lots of options available for visitors who want to hike or bike through the ACE Basin.
Go Birdwatching in the ACE Basin
The ACE Basin offers some of the best birdwatching in South Carolina. More than 265 species of birds have been spotted in the 79,000 acres of public lands.
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ACE Basin Offers Stunning Backdrop for Eco-inspired Outdoor Fun
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