South Tibwin Hiking Trail

A natural haven for hikers, mountain bikers and bird watchers, trail users will enjoy hardwood bottomlands, pine uplands, tidal marsh, freshwater ponds and managed wetlands.

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At a Glance

Open Season: All year
Best Season: Fall, winter, spring
Restrictions: During temperate months, be prepared for biting insects and high temperatures. Drinking water and a first-aid kit are essential. A compass is recommended. Avoid using the trails during excessively wet periods.

General Information

Directions: From the Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, take Highway 17 North toward McClellanville for 12.5 miles. Look for the open iron pipe gates and the parking area and bulletin board on the right (east side of highway)

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

unsurfaced, grassy, primitive roads
Difficulty Level: Easy

Day Hiking

unsurfaced, grassy, primitive roads
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Wildlife

Species American alligators, bald eagles, common egrets, loblolly pine, mottled ducks, painted buntings, red buckeye, red-shouldered hawks and yellow jessamine.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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5 miles

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