Saint Helena Island

Top Adventures in Saint Helena Island

  • Camp at the Boneyard Beaches of Hunting Island State Park

    There are a few different access trails throughout the park and all are equally impressive with scenery and ease of hike but starting from the Hunting Island Campground take the beach access near the campground store and you have miles of boneyard...

    3 miles

  • Kayak to Otter Islands

    If you're looking for your own personal kayak adventure to do without a tour guide, this is the trip for you...as long as you plan wisely! Where the South Edisto river spills into the Atlantic off the coast of Edisto Beach, South Carolina, there i...

  • Explore Botany Bay

    Located approximately 45 miles south of historic Charleston, SC, this 4,600-acre Plantation Heritage Preserve is on Edisto Island. Already when approaching the Botany Bay Plantation, you are astonished by the magnificent avenue of oaks which promp...

    0.5 miles

  • Walk the Nature Trail at the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge

    This trail is located on the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. The trail is very well marked and well maintained so it's easy to access. But, it also runs right along several marshes and swamps so the wildlife is incredible. While walking near Ibis...

    7.8 miles

  • Explore the Historic Leamington Lighthouse

    The Leamington Lighthouse, also known as the Hilton Head Rear-Range Lighthouse, was built in 1879 and is now a preserved landmark on Hilton Head Island. The lighthouse is a mere five minute walk from the side of Leamington Lane (located inside the...

  • Hike the Nature Trail at Sergeant Jasper Park

    This park is filled with everything an outdoor adventure should have. Each of the seven lakes has gorgeous look out spots where you can fish (if you purchase a daily pass). There is a nature trail that goes throughout the park as well as wraps aro...

    2.8 miles

  • Photograph Angel Oak

    Angel Oak Park is located just 12 miles from downtown Charleston, so it makes for a great mini trip if you're already visiting the beautiful area. The tree is half a mile down Angel Oak Road, off of Maybank Highway on Johns Island. The Park is fre...

  • Hike to the Cockspur Island Lighthouse from Fort Pulaski

    The Lighthouse Trail starts at the visitors center at Fort Pulaski. You can take your time and go inside the fort and learn about its history before you start to journey down the 1.7 mile trail to the lighthouse. This is a very easy trail that is ...

    1.7 miles 0 ft gain

  • Walk around Audubon Swamp

    If visiting Magnolia Plantation and Gardens for the day, consider paying the extra $8 admission to walk around the Audubon Swamp Garden.  Parking for these gardens is on the way out of Magnolia Plantation on the left side.  The trail begins to the...

    1.3 miles 0 ft gain

  • Explore the White Point Garden

    As soon as you walk into the park you are immediately surrounded by the absolute beauty of the area. The twisting and intertwining trees provide the right amount of shade and a beautiful backdrop for taking pictures. The gravel paths throughout th...

  • Take a Stroll Down the Charleston Battery

    This rustic concrete path overlooks the ocean views. As you walk on this path you will come across camera-toting tourists, horse drawn carriages and incredible Charleston architecture. Whether you are running this path just as the sun sets or watc...

  • Explore Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

    There are several different things you can do here. Tour the gardens, boat tour, tram tour, Audubon tour, plantation tour, etc. There is a lot to see and it's a very enchanting place during the spring through summer. View birds nesting and flowers...

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