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Morris Island Lighthouse on Folly Beach

One of the most iconic images of Charleston, and especially of the beach scene, is the Morris Island Lighthouse. Completed in 1886, the historic Morris Island Lighthouse weathered many storms (literally) and was at risk of falling many time. It was decommissioned in 1962 and was later added to the National Historic Registrar. The people …

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Francis Marion National Forest Sewee Shell Ring Trail

If you are looking for short, easy hikes in the Charleston area, we really recommend that you check out the Sewee Shell Ring Trail in the Francis Marion National Forest. This trail is located deep in Mt Pleasant (practically to Awendaw). When going north on 17, you turn at the sign onto Doar Road. Take …

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Francis Marion National Forest Swamp Fox Trail

If you live in Charleston and love hiking mountains, you’re out of luck. You’re going to have a drive a ways. We don’t have any big mountains or National Parks anywhere near us, but we do have the Francis Marion National Forest. “What’s the difference?” you say? I’ll let the National Park Service tell you …

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