Woods Bay State Park and Woods Bay Heritage Preserve
Located in Florence, Clarendon, and Sumter counties, SC.
11020 Woods Bay Road
Olanta, SC 29114
Official web site for Woods Bay State Park and Woods Bay Heritage Preserve
Visit these two adjacent recreation areas to see and learn about the mysterious natural phenomena known as the Carolina Bays. Hiking trails and boardwalks lead you around the bay, where you will find plenty of interesting plants and animals. In addition, there is a nature center building with a number of displays and park rangers to assist you and to inform you. More than eighty bird species have been surveyed here.
Note that Woods Bay State Park was once known as the “Woods Bay State Natural Area”.
Features and Facilities
Hours of Operation
Admission or Parking Fee
- Canoe/Kayak rentals:
- $14.00 per day
- $7.00 for a half day
- Click here for information about renting picnic shelters.
How to Get There
Latitude 33.95833, Longitude -79.99861
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