Wateree Heritage Preserve /Wildlife Management Area

Property Location

Eastover, SC 29044

Latitude: 33.97  Longitude:-80.64
Acreage: 3674
County: Richland
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

Wateree WMA will be closed to the public on the following days in 2018 for special half-day closures for scheduled lottery hunts (closed from sunrise until 12:00 noon):
Mar 31,
April 4,
April 7,
April 11,
April 14,
April 18,
April 21,
April 25,
April 28,
May 2,
May 5

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 us

Travis Bennett
1 Cook's Mountain Road
Eastover, South Carolina 29044

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).