A Field Guide to Parks, Preserves and Special Places
by Liesel Hamilton and Susan Hamilton
South Carolina is a state of great natural beauty and rich biodiversity. Featuring many of the South Carolina State Parks from mountainous rainforests to isolated barrier islands, the Palmetto State is a remarkable place to encounter abundant plant and animal life. Wild South Carolina, compiled by a mother-daughter team of naturalists, delves into the most intriguing outdoor destinations, offering advice on how, when, and where to experience the state’s ecological treasures.
In Wild South Carolina discover the federally endangered peregrine falcon in the ACE Basin, the breathtaking synchronized displays of fireflies at Congaree National Park, the world's largest showing of Rocky Shoals Spider Lilies on the Catawba River at Landsford Canal State Park, the rare Oconee Bells nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Devils Fork State Park, the world's oldest cypress-tupelo forest, and many more spectacular sights. Bike, hike, paddle, or even ride a horse while visiting the state's dramatic waterfalls, boardwalk swamp trails, lighthouses, limestone caverns, a Moorish-styled castle at Huntington Beach State Park, and much more. Observe deceptively beautiful carnivorous plants in full bloom, and tundra swans lounging in former rice paddies. Grab a pair of binoculars, a water bottle, and your copy of Wild South Carolina to explore the best of South Carolina's natural areas! Experience the wealth of South Carolina's wonders first hand.
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