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Discover the ACE Basin

Explore miles and miles of undisturbed beaches, watch peregrine falcons glide effortlessly over a vast expanse of marsh grass or experience the serenity of floating along a blackwater river as it twists through a bottomland forest under a canopy of ancient cypress.

Discover the ACE Basin

Explore miles and miles of undisturbed beaches, watch peregrine falcons glide effortlessly over a vast expanse of marsh grass or experience the serenity of floating along a blackwater river as it twists through a bottomland forest under a canopy of ancient cypress.

Canoeing through the ACE Basin

The ACE Basin: A Gem of the Lowcountry

With more than 215,000 acres of protected habitat, 79,000 of which are open to the public, the ACE Basin is one of South Carolina’s most significant habitations. Pine and hardwood uplands, forested wetlands, tidal marshes and creeks, barrier islands and beaches can all be found throughout it – making the ACE Basin one of the state’s most diverse habitats.