Parks and Forests

The Pee Dee region is home to a variety of park and forest lands preserved for use and enjoyment by the public.  If you want to hunt, fish, canoe, or simply admire the beauty of these natural areas, there is a place for you in our nearby parks.  The list below is a summary of federal, state, and some local/private park and forest lands listed by county.  Get out and enjoy these great resources!


Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Cheraw State Park

H. Cooper Black, Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area

Sandhills State Forest


Great Pee Dee Heritage Preserve

Segars-McKinnon Heritage Preserve

Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center – Outdoor Education Trail

Kalmia Gardens of Coker College

Williamson Park (Darlington)

Lake Darpo (near Society Hill)


Little Pee Dee State Park

Little Pee Dee State Park Bay Heritage Preserve 


Pee Dee Station Site Wildlife Management Area

Lynches River County Park

Moore Farms Botanical Garden


Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

Huntington Beach State Park

North Santee Bar Seabird Sanctuary

Samworth Wildlife Management Area

Sandy Island Wildlife Management Area

Santee Delta Wildlife Management Area

Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center Heritage Preserve

Brookgreen Gardens

Hobcaw Barony 


Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

Cartwheel Bay Heritage Preserve

Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve

Little Pee Dee Heritage Preserve

Myrtle Beach State Park

Waccamaw River Heritage Preserve


Little Pee Dee Heritage Preserve

Marsh Heritage Preserve / Wildlife Management Area

Woodbury Wildlife Management Area


Lake Paul Wallace


Wee Tee State Forest

For additional information, see the following links:

Pee Dee Tourism Commission

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Managed Lands

South Carolina State Parks

South Carolina State Trails Program