Interpretation

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The Cox Ferry Lake Recreation Area in Conway, which is roughly 15 miles from our Visitor Center, has 3 trails of varying lengths including our boardwalk which allows hikers to meander through a flooded cypress swamp. Expect to observe a variety of forest wildlife, including an array of plants and animals associated with bottomland hardwood habitats. Download a map of the trails.

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The Jackson Bluff area of the Cox Ferry Lake Recreation Area caters to both local and tourist biking enthusiasts.

Singletracks Jackson Bluff Trail System


Section 3d Interpretation_ Visitor Center Boardwalk

Waccamaw Trail Blazers Mountain Biking Club Jackson Bluff/Cox Ferry Landing Trail


If you are looking for a relaxing spot to have a picnic, perhaps alongside a sparkling river, we've got you covered. We have a covered picnic pavilion at our Cox Ferry Lake Recreation Area on the banks of the Waccamaw River as well as picnic tables at our Visitor Center in Yauhannah overlooking the Great Pee Dee River. Come and enjoy the serenity of the sights and sounds of the unique blackwater riverine systems that surround us.

Section 3d Interpretation_ Biking Cox Ferry Lake Recreation Area Blue Trail Boardwalk 350 W