Croatan National Forest
Santee Coastal Preserve
Location: Charleston County, SC
Owner: South Carolina Division of Park and Recreation
Unique Feature: Once a rice plantation, this reserve provides essential habitat for many species of wildlife, including migratory and wintering waterfowl, shorebirds and wading birds, and Loggerhead sea turtles.
Location: Florence, Clarendon, and Sumter counties, SC
Wetland Type: Carolina Bay
Owner: SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Unique Feature: The park is the home to one of the last remaining, relatively undisturbed, large Carolina bays on the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain.