Wambaw Creek Wilderness Canoe Trail
Wambaw Creek is a peaceful, wilderness blackwater creek flowing through majestic cypess-tupelo stands. Abundant opportunities exist to view wildlife like prothonotary warblers, swallow-tailed kites and river otters. Paddlers can travel either direction from Still Landing or Echaw Road. The creek is tidal and changes occur about three hours later than times posted for Charleston Harbor.
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At a Glance
|Restrictions:||Expect biting insects and high temperatures during warmer months. Watch for trees overhanging the river and venomous snakes.|
General InformationDirections: From Charleston take US Highway 17 North to McClellanville. Turn left at blinking yellow light onto Highway 45 (French Santee Road). Drive four miles and turn right onto Mill Branch Road (FS Road 211). Go three miles and turn left onto (FS 211-B). Go .5 miles to Still Landing. To get to Echaw Road Landing, continue down Mill Branch Road past (FS 211) to Echaw Road (FS 204), and turn left at dead end. Proceed one mile to bridge and boat ramp.
River and Stream Fishing
Boating - Non-Motorized
|Type of Craft||Canoe|
Alerts & Warnings
- Bridge closure on FS road 305 on Enoree Ranger District
- New digital payment options and online reservations at Enoree recreation sites
- Damaged bridges along the Enoree Passage of Palmetto Trail; exercise caution
- No potable water at Parsons Mountain Recreation Area
- Please be aware of open well hazards on Sumter National Forest