South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve/ Wildlife Management Area
Latitude: 32.54 Longitude:-80.26
Game Zone: 3
Property Type: Heritage Preserve / WMA Other
Hours of Operation
Botany Bay Plantation will be CLOSED to all general visitation for deer and dove hunts.
- Dove Hunts Youth/Adult Only: Sep.4, Sep.11, Oct.2, Nov.13 & Dec.18
- Archery: Sep.15- Oct.10, Nov.22-Nov.27 & Dec.20-Dec.25 (Excluding Sundays)
- Lottery Gun Hunts: Oct.18-20, Oct.25-27, Nov.8-10, Nov.15-17, Dec.6-8 & Dec.13-15
Please remember that no shells, artifacts, driftwood or anything can be removed from the property grounds (including the beach).
Property Regulations (Adobe PDF)
The area is open for general public visitation during daylight hours (1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. The area is CLOSED on Tuesdays and for scheduled special hunts.
All visitors are required to obtain a day use pass at the kiosk located at the main gate off of Botany Bay Road. Fig Island is closed to all public access. Jason's Lake is open for adult-youth catch and release fishing Friday-Sunday. For more information contact 843-869-2713. NO HORSES OR DOGS ALLOWED ON THE BEACH OR THE CAUSEWAY TO THE BEACH.
NO Alcohol allowed
NO metal detectors
NO DRONES ALLOWED
Contact usDaniel Barrineau
585 Donnelley Drive
Green pond, South Carolina 29446
Emergency InformationEmergency - 911
DNR Law Enforcement: 1-800-922-5431
Forest Fire Dispatch: 1-800-777-3473
Report Litter Violations: 1-877-7LITTER
Report violations such as abuse, dumping, out-of-season hunting, plant thefts, vandalism, etc. Please call 1-800-922-5431 (available 24 hours/day, everyday).