Marrington Plantation

Charleston, South Carolina

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A short nature trail through the wetlands of the Back River. The hiking experience at Marrington Plantation consists of a 1.1-mile-long interpretative trail, with associated boardwalks, piers, and towers, along with more than 3 miles of additional hiking options through forests and across rice-field dikes. As is the case with all walks in the wetlands of South Carolina’s coastal plain, it is necessary to prepare for insects in warm weather, and advisable to stay on delineated trails to avoid snakes. The plantation property is a diverse system of freshwater wetlands and lowland forest bordering the Back River and its tributary, Foster Creek. The plantation’s trails meander along and across rice fields and swamp forest.
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by John Clark & John Dantzler (Falcon Guides)

A short nature trail through the wetlands of the Back River. The hiking experience at Marrington Plantation consists of a 1.1-mile-long interpretative trail, with associated boardwalks, piers, and towers, along with more than 3 miles of additional hiking options through forests and across rice-field dikes.

As is the case with all walks in the wetlands of South Carolina’s coastal plain, it is necessary to prepare for insects in warm weather, and advisable to stay on delineated trails to avoid snakes. The plantation property is a diverse system of freshwater wetlands and lowland forest bordering the Back River and its tributary, Foster Creek. The plantation’s trails meander along and across rice fields and swamp forest.

©  John Clark & John Dantzler/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Charleston
Length: 4.2
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: Half a day
Season: Fall, winter, and spring
Local Contacts: Land Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, 2221 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205; (803) 734-9108
Local Maps: Trail guide, available from box along trail; North Charleston USGS quad
Topo Map: Marrington Plantation Topographic Map
Guide Book: Hiking South Carolina Guide Book
Driving Directions: View Directions
Trail Directions: View Guide

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