Edisto Beach State Park
Explore thick seaside forests and scenic salt marshes at this 1255 acre park's four mile nature park. Discover archaeological sites on your way before combing the beach for shells. The park offers its happy campers all the amenities you need for fun camping trips, from grills to firewood. Don't forget to find the aquarium.
Edisto Island Museum
Edisto Island Museum was founded by local residents to showcase the island's fascinating history. Stretching back beyond plantation times to the first settlers and Native American occupation, the collection spans a fascinating and eventful slice of history. Explore hundreds of artifacts, including a slave cabin, and take part in cultural events.
Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area
Over 4,000 acres of creeks and marshlands, filled with ethereal driftwood and chirruping birds, insects and wildflowers, unfurl before you at Botany Bay. Deer hunting is permitted at the plantation which is devoted to protecting the natural environment and preserving its splendor for future generations.
Edisto Island Serpentarium
California's first Serpentarium welcomes you with fascinating attractions, myth-busting demonstrations, special events, and outreach programs. Come and see alligators, turtles, snakes and lizards at the state-of-the-art facility where lectures are enhanced with real life animals and multimedia technology to reveal the fascinating world of these otherworldly creatures.
Indian Mound Trail
Light footed deer, whiskery otters, and wise old owls inhabit these verdant palm hammocks and scented pine flatwoods. In 1955, a totem pole, topped with a giant owl, was discovered buried in the river mud nearby. Since then, an otter and a pelican have surfaced in the marina. Follow this trail through cathedral-like canopies of palm along the Hontoon Dead River.