4 Underrated National Parks Every South Carolinian Needs To Visit

The National Park Service was created in 1916 by Congress with two missions: to preserve the historic integrity of designated places – while also maintaining the ecology. Most people in South Carolina may believe we only have one such site, that being Congaree National Park. While semantically correct, the notion is far from true; we have more than one site. The NPS oversees national parks, national historic sites (such as Fort Sumter) and other places of historical significance entrusted to its care. In South Carolina we have 10 such places. Below are the four that are the most overlooked – and under loved.

To learn about a national park in South Carolina that’s not underrated, read on.