Eastatoe Zeke Bridge

The Palmetto Trail’s Eastatoe Passage

The Eastatoe Passage, located in Pickens County, was created in partnership with SC Department of Natural Resources and SC Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Duke Energy, and the Naturaland Trust. The passage provides access for hiking, birdwatching, and excellent trout fishing,…

Black River New SC State Park Planned

New SC State Park Planned

The Black River’s 70-miles of waterfront will soon become a state park. Announced on April 5, 2021, the linear park will be unlike any other experience currently offered in South Carolina’s 47 state parks. The Black River Water Trail &…

SC Riverkeepers Key to Outdoor Recreation

SC Riverkeepers Key to Outdoor Recreation

Riverkeepers take on the challenge of crossing boundaries and borders. They work with numerous government agencies and groups to promote and sustain their respective bodies of water and meet with, listen to, and educate and advocate to diverse publics. Drive…

Secrets of a Seasoned Camper

Secrets of a Seasoned Camper

We’ll let you in on a secret. Long-time campers know that the best way to learn about camping is by living the experience first-hand – good old-fashioned trial and sometimes error. For those having mastered certain camping skills, they become…

SC Fishing - A Year-Round Activity

SC Fishing – A Year-Round Activity

Fishing is a major outdoor activity in South Carolina. Visitors may think of fishing as an activity only to be enjoyed while vacationing along the coastal Grand Strand, however, the state’s many rivers and lakes provide ample opportunities year-round. Options…

Camping Etiquette

Camping Etiquette

For those who’ve camped for a long time, the recommendations below may seem a bit obvious, so please accept this writer’s apologies. Below, find the basics of camping etiquette and realize that these aren’t suggestions. Penalties for noncompliance can include…

Safety First on the Water

Canoeing and kayaking are two of the most relaxing water sports around but it’s important that outdoor recreation enthusiasts take certain safety precautions. Below are a list of rules and regulations for South Carolina paddlers. All paddlers must either wear…

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