Woods Bay State Park

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Woods Bay State Park
Woods Bay State Park Swamp.jpg
Swampy area in Woods Bay State Park, Olanta, South Carolina
Nearest cityOlanta, South Carolina
Coordinates33°56′38″N 79°59′28″W / 33.944°N 79.991°W / 33.944; -79.991Coordinates: 33°56′38″N 79°59′28″W / 33.944°N 79.991°W / 33.944; -79.991
Area1,590 acres (6 km2)
Created1973
Hiking trails3/4-mile Mill Pond Nature Trail loop

Woods Bay State Park is a state park located near the town of Olanta in Florence County, South Carolina. The park contains some of the last remaining large Carolina Bays.[1]

Activities available at the park include picnicking, fishing, hiking, bird watching and geocaching. Canoeing is also popular on the one-mile canoe trail in Carolina Bay. While private boats are not allowed, rental canoes and kayaks are available.

Amenities include a picnic shelter, a boardwalk through a cypress-tupelo swamp and a nature center.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unique Features of Woods Bay State Park". 2013-09-07.
  2. ^ "By the Numbers". 2013-09-07.

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