These 5 Amazing Cypress Swamps In South Carolina Will Drop Your Jaw

South Carolina has five flooded forests that offer amazing firsthand experiences that include hiking and paddling. If you’ve never experienced a cypress swamp, then seeing one of these in person is one adventure you’ll want to take. From cypress trees standing in lake beds, to a blackwater shady swamp, a variety of different swamps are right here in the Palmetto State just waiting for you to explore.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you explored any of these beautiful cypress swamps in South Carolina? We’d love to hear your stories and see your photos in our comments on Facebook!

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