South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Wateree Heritage Preserve /Wildlife Management Area
Latitude: 33.97 Longitude:-80.64
Game Zone: 3
Property Type: Heritage Preserve / WMA Specific
Hours of Operation
All users must wear international orange from October 1 thru March 1.
Open 7 days a week for public use from hour before sunrise to hour after sunset. With the exception of the following days during scheduled hunts.
No Fox Squirrel Hunting
2017 Archery season:
Sept 15 - October 10
All day closures for 2017 scheduled lottery hunts:
Oct. 16 - 18, Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, Nov. 4, Nov. 13 - 15, Nov. 27 - 29
Half day closures for 2017 - 2018 scheduled lottery hunts (closed from sunrise until 12:00 noon):
Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Dec. 20, Jan. 3, Jan. 17, Feb. 3
No horseback riding without permit. A completed application must be submitted to SCDNR for approval 10 days prior to the use of the area.
Contact usTravis Bennett
1 Cook's Mountain Road
Eastover, South Carolina 29044
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).