Kayak the Goodale State Park's Canoe Trail

Rate this Adventure South Carolina Goodale SP Parking Area

Added by Seth Berry

This 3 mile canoe trail is a hidden gem for those looking for a relaxing paddle through a forest of bald cypress trees and a variety of wildlife including alligators and great blue heron.

Put in your personal canoe or kayak near the spillway and paddle across Adams Mill Pond. Once you reach Pine Tree Creek, follow the white trail signs and wind through a forest of bald cypress trees for 1.5 miles. At the point where two logs are downed across the creek, turn around and return following the State Park signs along the trail.

  • Free admission
  • Kayaks and Canoes are available for rent
  • Days and Hours of Operation : 9am to 6pm, daily
  • Winter hours of operation: Fr-Su 9am to 6pm, Dec.1-March 14

This state park is located in historic Camden, South Carolina home of the Camden Cup and the Carolina Cup horse races.

Pack List

  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Life jacket
  • Water/food
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Bug spray
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
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Activities:

Fishing, Kayaking, Photography

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Groups
Lake
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Wildlife

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Added by Seth Berry

A nature and travel photographer from South Carolina. Exploring the great outdoors, capturing stunning and breathtaking photos, and inspiring people through photography is my passion. View my work at www.SethBerryPhotography.com

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