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Francis Marion National Forest

Francis Marion National Forest

Santee Cooper Country

Santee Cooper Country

Site of the battle between forces of British Col. Banastre Tarleton and Revolutionary Gen. Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox." Now this wildlife-rich 260,000-acre forest welcomes campers, hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, kayakers, and picnickers. OHV opportunities are found at the Wambaw Cycle Trail. BUCK HALL RECREATION AREA - Day-use facilities includes trailhead parking, boaters, fishermen, picnickers and any other non-camping use in the area. Picnic Shelter first come; first served or by reservation ($25 for groups up to 50) ($45 for groups 51-100.) Parking fee is required for all parked vehicles in area. 14 full hook-up and five tent sites must be reserved through RESERVEUSA.COM or by calling 877-444-6777; a $9 reservation fee will be added to all reservations. WAMBAW CYCLE TRAIL - 40 mile motorcycle, OHV and mountain bike trail. $5/operator/day fee. Trailhead located off Halfway Creek Rd. Call before you Haul Hotline 803-561-4025 or check the website for up-to-date information.