The Black River

Nestled amid South Carolina’s coastal plain, the Black River is home to some of the richest wildlife in the country.

Wednesday Wandering @ Peninsula

Peninsula 91 Hammock Rd., Andrews, SC, United States

Guided by a BRCP employee, participants will be hiking on the newest trail system at the preserve, The Peninsula Tract off of Hammock Road.  Guests will visit this beautiful hardwood swamp along the Black River, exploring by foot.  This 2 hour event will cover 2 to 3 miles of either crushed limestone or grassy trails.  […]

Birding at the Swampside Tract

Cypress Preserve 16368 County Line Road, Andrews, SC, United States

April 13, 2024     7:30 - 10:30, limited to 20, free of charge Participants will spend the morning walking through the long leaf pine savanna and along the hardwood swamps that make up more than half of the preserve looking at birds, butterflies, and anything else that we can find.  Be prepared to walk between […]

Hiking the Peninsula Tract

Peninsula 91 Hammock Rd., Andrews, SC, United States

April 20, 2024     10:00 - 12:30, limited to 15 participants. Guided by a BRCP employee, participants will be hiking on the newest trail system at the preserve, The Peninsula Tract off of Hammock Road.  Guests will visit this beautiful hardwood swamp along the Black River, exploring by foot.  This 2.5 hour event will cover […]

Wednesday Wandering @ Swampside

Cypress Preserve 16368 County Line Road, Andrews, SC, United States

Using single speed bicycles and a guide supplied by BRCP,  participants will bike the preserve and visit some of the diverse ecosystems it has to offer!  Fresh water swamps and upland forests await those who want to explore by bicycle.  This 2 hour event will cover 5 - 6 miles of either crushed granite or […]

Botany at the Swampside Tract

Cypress Preserve 16368 County Line Road, Andrews, SC, United States

April 27, 2024     10:00 - 12:30, limited to 15 participants. Guided by Maureen Mulligan, local botanist, join us for a spring flora hike focusing on wildflowers.   Participants will hike a portion of the preserve and visit some of the diverse ecosystems it has to offer, examining the plants we find along the way.  Fresh […]

May 4 – Biking at the Swampside Tract

Cypress Preserve 16368 County Line Road, Andrews, SC, United States

May 4, 2024, 10:00 - 12:30, limited to 15 participants, free of charge Using single speed bicycles and a guide supplied by BRCP,  participants will bike the preserve and visit some of the diverse ecosystems it has to offer!  Fresh water swamps and upland forests await those who want to explore by bicycle.  This 2.5 […]

May 18 – Hiking the Peninsula Tract

Peninsula 91 Hammock Rd., Andrews, SC, United States

May 18, 2024     10:00 - 12:30, limited to 15 participants. Guided by a BRCP employee, participants will be hiking on the newest trail system at the preserve, The Peninsula Tract off of Hammock Road.  Guests will visit this beautiful hardwood swamp along the Black River, exploring by foot.  This 2.5 hour event will cover […]