Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve/ Wildlife Management Area

Property Location

Botany Bay Rd.
Edisto Island, SC 29438

Latitude: 32.54  Longitude:-80.26
Acreage: 3363
County: Charleston
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


Contact us

Daniel Barrineau
585 Donnelley Drive
Green pond, South Carolina 29446

Emergency Information

Emergency - 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).