E Moultrie Trail-Dennis’s Pasture

Dennis’s Pasture – North Moultrie, also known as the “Cow Pasture,” encompasses the areas between Bonneau Beach and “The Jungle.” Dennis’s Pasture – North Moultrie consists of numerous small islands and open bays of varying depths and vegetation. It is fairly unique in that its density of islands and cypress groves offers good wind protection from most directions. This area can provide a pleasant day of paddling under conditions that would be… Read More

Santee River-Wilson’s Landing

Wilson’s Landing is located on the tailrace of the Lake Marion dam. It is accessed on Wilson’s Landing Road off of Highway 45, west of St Stephen. Being a distance of 25 miles, the Wilson’s Landing section of the Santee River is too long for a day trip and is recommended to be attempted as a two-day trip with camping overnight. This will not only lessen the demands on the paddler, it… Read More

Santee River-Highway 52

The access point for the Highway 52 – Santee River trail is the Santee River Landing on Highway 52, adjacent to the Highway 52 Bridge on the Williamsburg County side of the river. The ending point is the Arrowhead Landing, which is accessed on Arrowhead Landing Road off of Highway 45, east of Saint Stephen. It will be necessary to pre-position a vehicle at Arrowhead Landing or to arrange for pickup at… Read More

Durham Creek

Back River is accessed from Durham Creek Landing on Cypress Gardens Road, adjacent to the highway bridge. Upon launching, you will paddle to the east – under the highway bridge and the railroad trestle just beyond. The tides are approximately three hours behind Charleston Harbor tides.    You can paddle these backwaters for a distance of approximately 3 miles before it narrows to little more than a ditch. Two miles after entering the… Read More

Bushy Park Foster Creek

Foster Creek is a tidal creek at the extreme southern end of the Back River section of the Cooper River. It is accessed from the freshwater side of the Bushy Park Landing and is located just over one-half of a mile north of the landing on the left bank. The tides are approximately three hours behind Charleston Harbor tides.      The Foster Creek Trail meanders through the Naval Weapons Station in Goose… Read More