I'on Swamp Interpretive Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

I'on Swamp hikers

A fascinating walk through a wetland world, this historic, self-guided, interpretive trail traverses embankments built as far back as the 1700s. The embankments and ditches were built to create a patchwork of fields for rice production during the lucrative rice era of the low country.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day use only.
Open Season: All year
Restrictions: No camping. Hikers and day use only.

General Information

Directions:

From Charleston, take US Highway 17 North to I’on Swamp Road (FS Road 228). Turn left and drive 2.0 miles to the trailhead on the left.


Directions:

From Charleston, take US Highway 17 North to I’on Swamp Road (FS Road 228). Turn left and drive 2.0 miles to the trailhead on the left.


General Notes:

Surrounding area:


Accessibility:

From December through March a large portion of the trail may be submerged to provide habitat for waterfowl.


Recreation Map

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Activities


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