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Lewis Ocean Bays Heritage Preserve

Lewis Ocean Bays Heritage Preserve

Myrtle Beach & The Grand Strand

Myrtle Beach & The Grand Strand

At least 20 Carolina bays are found on this 9,393-acre preserve, which provides habitat for Venus flytrap, yellow pitcher plants, native orchids, black bear, bald eagles, and red-cockaded woodpeckers. The visitor will find the most plant diversity along the ecotones at the edge of the bays. In this nutrient poor environment, some plant species survive by eating insects. Hunting is allowed.
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Coastal & Islands
SC 90 and International Road,
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 546-3226
Info & Amenities
LEWIS OCEAN BAY Heritage Preserve (LOBHP) can be reached from SC Highway 90, which runs from US Highway 501 to SC Highway 9. To get to the preserve, turn east on International Road; approximately 6 miles north of Conway on US 501 and directly across from
Days and Hours of Operation
daylight to dusk