Spiers Landing

Spiers Landing is accessed by turning off of Highway 6 one half of a mile west of the Cross Fire Department #2 onto Spiers Landing Road. The paved launching facility is part of a Berkeley County Park that offers plenty of parking and easy launching. As the map of the trail shows, there are numerous islands to paddle around, as well as several miles of inviting shoreline.     With Spiers Landing,… Read More

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 Foster Creek Trail meanders through the Naval Weapons Station in Goose Creek. The banks are restricted access; and, while you may… Read More

Lower Wadboo Creek

The lower section of the Wadboo Creek extends from the Rembert C. Dennis Landing on Highway 402 to the Tailrace Canal.    The lower section of the Wadboo Creek is generally of a swampy nature, with much cypress and some tupelo growth evident. You will see a number of inlets into the creek from rice farming, which was once common on the creek. The most common wildlife seen on the lower section… Read More

Goose Creek Reservoir

The Goose Creek Reservoir is a 600 acre impoundment located in lower Berkeley County. It can be accessed at the John R. Bettis Landing off of Mabeline Road adjacent to the Trident Technical College campus on Rivers Avenue. At the end of Mabeline Road, turn right and continue one block to the Hanahan Ball Field. The John R. Bettis Landing is located adjacent to the ball field. It is a paved landing… Read More

Highway 52 – Santee River

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

Dennis’s Pasture – North Moultrie

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

Russellville Flats – North Moultrie

Located between Sandy Beach and Amos Lee Gourdine Landing, Russellville Flats – North Moultrie offers some picturesque paddling opportunities.   Russellville Flats encompasses several islands, two swamps, many shallow bays, and a way ditch back to the black water canal that parallels the dike system. This section of the northern part of Lake Moultrie varies from heavily forested high ground to sparse cypress swamp with several types of flowering water lilies. Alligators,… Read More