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St Vincent Hiking Tour to Dark View Falls
"The hike to Dark View Falls is short 10 to 15 minute hike from the parking area but it does require a very exhilarating river crossing. Don’t worry you won’t get wet as the crossing is in the form of a bridge made of long bamboo poles. Once across don’t be surprised if your legs continue shaking for quite some time afterward!Dark View Falls is situated in the northwest of St Vincent at the southern foot of La Soufrière volcano. Set amidst a stunning bamboo forest two majestic waterfalls cascade over lava rock in step formation with elevations of up to 300ft. The lower falls are reached by a bamboo bridge that spans the river followed by a short trail through a shady grove to where visitors can cool off in the ref
From $150.00
 
Morris Island Lighthouse SUP Tour
"This tour is recommended for advance paddlers. It is required that participants must have at least intermediate-level paddleboarding skills. During the tour you will have the perfect view of the Morris Island Lighthouse while you're out on the water. You'll also be able to stand on the steps of the Lighthouse! This 2 hour tour is great for families and groups as well as locals and those who want to get more familiarized with Charleston & the surrounding environment.Some animals you may see during the tour include:Turtles Pelicans Blue-winged TealCanadian GeeseEgrets Ibis & other elegant birds Dolphins that love to swim close by!If you're an advanced paddler looking for a good way to get connected to nature this experience is for you."""
From $45.00
 
2-Hour Salt Marsh Cruise from Folly Beach
"Your 2-hour adventure begins at Sunset Cay Marina on Folly Island. After boarding the boat you will travel up the Folly River into the salt marsh where you'll most likely be met by friendly Bottlenose Dolphins at the entrance of Robbins Creek. You'll cruise into Robbins Creek and then Cut-off Reach where oysters line the creek banks. As your c you'll head further into the estuary seeing both Folly and Lighthouse Creek. From here see migrating birds and Bottlenose Dolphins while learning about the salt marsh. As the Old Charleston lighthouse comes into full view your captain will stop at historic Morris Island. You can view Morris Island Lighthouse from the beach.  For the next 30- to 45-minutes you will explore this remote barrier Island and can even comb the beach for treasures. You may even see dolphins strand-feeding a practice where a pod will heard a school of fish and then launch themselves onto the beach for a feast!After
From $45.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Congaree Swamp National Monument

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Bugs!

Congaree National Park is basically a big swamp. About ten times a year, the Congaree River floods and most of the park is underwater. Even in dry times, there are numerous sloughs and swampy areas....
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Warnings

As with all places you should obey all warning signs because they are there to protect you and the park. I found the warning sign for the mosquitoes funny; but take heed they grow big here and can be...
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mosquitos

pictured is a sign at the visitor center that warns of mosquito activity for the day. my visit to the swamp was on a cool fall day and i did not experience any mosquitos. in the spring and summer they...
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Pets are allowed

Pets are allowed on all trails except the boardwalk. They must be leashed. Be alert for hazards associated with a wilderness environment. This includes poison ivy, stinging insects, snakes, and...
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