Woods Bay Heritage Preserve

Property Location

11020 Woods Bay Road
Olanta, SC 29114

Latitude: 33.9494  Longitude:-79.9758
Acreage: 470
County: Clarendon, Florence


Property Type: Heritage Preserve - Natural

NO Hunting Allowed on Property

Hours of Operation

The park is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. year-round.


Activities / Facilities

Nature Viewing Hiking

Property Description

Photograph of Property during a controlled burn

Wood's Bay Heritage Preserve lies adjacent to Wood's Bay State Park. The Heritage Trust Program acquired 470 acres to help protect the 1,541 acre state park by buffering it from development. Wood's Bay is a spectacular Carolina bay with several different wetland habitats. The state park and heritage preserve lies in Sumter, Clarendon, and Florence counties, near the town of Olanta. The state park's amenities include a boardwalk, canoe rentals, nature programs, trails, and a picnic shelter.