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

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 us

Travis Bennett
1 Cook's Mountain Road
Eastover, South Carolina 29044
803-353-6215
bennettt@dnr.sc.gov

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).