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Santee National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 3 things to do in Summerton Features Animals
2125 Fort Watson Rd, Summerton, SC 29148-8638
+1 803-478-2217
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fishing lake marion with the fellas

fished lake marion for 4 days. had a great time. windy couple of days. when the lake is flat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jayrlong
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Nice place

A great quick stop before I started my night shift, wish I had longer to relax, definitely would go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy T
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2125 Fort Watson Rd, Summerton, SC 29148-8638
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fished lake marion for 4 days. had a great time. windy couple of days. when the lake is flat, great fishing. catfish bit early morning and after sunset.

Thank jayrlong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great quick stop before I started my night shift, wish I had longer to relax, definitely would go back

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Learn about Francis Marion and a famous Civil War battle--all while listening to the birds and enjoying this lovely area. Indian relics, Lake Marion, wildlife exhibits, hiking trails, birdwatching and more are available. My young grandson and I had a picnic, learned a lot and...More

Thank vickiauthor
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

There was nobody to talk to at the visitors center. Nobody was at the front desk and we were waiting around for a while. Most of the place is blocked off for cars. The only place we were able to get to by car was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you love nature and/or photography, don't miss stopping here. I stop every time I'm traveling through and it never fails to fill me with awe. Make sure you drive through the Cuddo Unit. The wildlife drive through there is full of surprises: from my...More

Thank hubjeanne
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing to see but the Indian mound . Everything was closed off there was a lot of road construction so idk if that had anything to do with it but I have been waiting and waiting to see this. I wasn't the only disappointed person...More

Thank dolphin_watcher19
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I recently visited the Santee National Wildlife Refuge Bluff Unit and it was just great. I visited in late May 2016. I had the place to myself and only saw two people, which were park employees. There's a lovely trail with boardwalks over the swampy...More

Thank timwing8
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here feeling kinda bummed because it was Easter Sunday and we were traveling home from Florida to DC. We were planning a trip to Charleston, but it was pouring rain ALL DAY! We wandered around and found "ALLIGATOR ALLEY" and saw 4 alligators,...More

1  Thank deetrdh
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I picked up brochure on the Refuge and saw info on the Indian mound so we drove over to look at it. The history of the mound and the fort was interesting. We also saw a lot of dragon flys, bumble bees and birds. I...More

Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We were with a group of 17 people who were looking for something to do near Manning SC while on a work mission trip. Santee National Wildlife Refuge was recommended. Wonderful opportunity to see alligators and birds and ducks up close. Amazing scenery and wildlife...More

3  Thank dlmorrow
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