South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Woods Bay Heritage Preserve
Latitude: 33.9494 Longitude:-79.9758
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
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.