# 5 Dennis’s Pasture: E. Lake Moultrie Trail — Rated: Easy, 4-6 Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Dennis’s Pasture Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  Dennis’s Pasture, also known as the “Cow Pasture,” comprises of the area between The Jungle and Bonneau Beach. It consists of numerous small islands and open bays of varying depths and vegetation. It’s unique because the density of islands and cypress groves offer good wind protection. You can easily spend a full day of paddling the… Read More

# 8 Duckpond: W. Lake Moultrie — Rated: Easy, 2.5-3 Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Duckpond Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  The area of Lake Moultrie known as the Duckpond is a large enclosed bay that opens to a smaller area of a cypress swamp that contains abundant wildlife, cypress and tupelo trees, and tall grasses. It is home to numerous wading birds, as well as large osprey and bald eagles. About midway between the boat ramp and… Read More

# 13 Goose Creek Reservoir — Rated: Easy to Moderate, Varies, 2-4+ Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Goose Creek Reservoir Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  One of the most accessible paddles in the Berkeley Blueways program, Goose Creek Reservoir is in the middle of urban sprawl in the cities of Hanahan and Goose Creek. Extremely popular with boaters/anglers, you won’t be alone on this 600-acre lake.    Difficulty:  Easy to Moderate Distance:  2 – 4 miles, varies. Best suited as exploration. Time:  1… Read More

# 16 Wambaw Creek — Rated: Easy, 4.6 Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Wambaw Creek Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  Wambaw Creek is a pretty black water tidal creek located in the Francis Marion National Forest. It meanders the Wambaw Creek Wilderness. There are two landings that provide access to the creek. You can stage two vehicles or paddle up in one direction and return to your put-in landing. There are many large, beautiful cypress trees… Read More

# 17 Huger/Quinby Creek — Rated: Easy, 3.9 Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Huger / Quinby Creek Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  This easy paddle meanders through marshland and rice fields. This is a tributary of the East Branch Cooper River. You’re guaranteed to see lots of large waterfowl and the creeks are lined with flowering lily pads in the warmer months. This area also offers some of the best fishing around; excellent pan fish and… Read More

# 22 Old Santee Canal Park — Rated: Family Easy, 3 Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Old Santee Canal PADDLE Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  This paddle trail is located entirely within the boundaries of the Old Santee Canal Park on Biggin Creek. It’s an excellent opportunity for beginner paddlers to enjoy a few hours of kayaking or canoeing. Rental canoes are available at the park for a modest fee. You’ll see cypress trees, swamp-like habitats, flowering aquatic plants,… Read More

# 23 Spiers Landing / Church Island — Rated: Easy to Moderate, 3-5+ Miles

Click Here for Downloadable Spiers Landing / Church Island Trail Guide Click Here for COMPLETE Downloadable Berkeley Blueways Guidebook   Summary:  Spiers Landing is on Lake Marion and part of a Berkeley County Park by the same name. There are numerous islands as well as several miles of interesting shoreline to explore. For the purposes of this guide, we will focus on Church Island. The island has a 160+ year old cemetery with many… Read More