Saltwater Paddling Trail -
Georgetown to Socastee, the lower Pee Dee & Waccamaw
This section travels along the lower reaches of the Great Pee Dee and Waccamaw Rivers, includes a portion of the Waccamaw River Blue Trail, and enters the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway canal at Socastee. Important wildlife areas on the paddling trail include Samworth Wildlife Management Area, Sandy Island Preserve, and the expansive Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge. Brookgreen Gardens is adjacent to the trail and features the world's largest sculpture garden. Nearby vacation and beach destinations include Pawleys Island, Litchfield Beach, Huntington Beach State Park, Murrells Inlet, and Garden City. Historic districts are found in Georgetown and Socastee.
Section 6 Map
Places of Interest on the Trail
|Point No.||Name||Latitude / Longitude||County|
|6-1||Waccamaw River Blueway||33.351169, -79.261911||Georgetown|
|6-2||Samworth Wildlife Management Area||33.462624, -79.182662||Georgetown|
|6-3||Pawleys Island||33.456556, -79.103930||Georgetown|
|6-4||Litchfield Beach||33.456556, -79.103930||Georgetown|
|6-5||Waccamaw National Refuge||33.519370, -79.149619||Georgetown|
|6-6||Brookgreen Gardens||33.520446, -79.083650||Georgetown|
|6-7||Huntington Beach State Park||33.514057, -79.054760||Georgetown|
|6-8||Murrells Inlet||33.531279, -79.035314||Georgetown|
|6-9||Murrells Inlet Historic District||33.549613, -79.043092||Georgetown|
|6-10||Sandy Island||33.574673, -79.114154||Georgetown|
|6-11||Garden City||33.592947, -79.008646||Horry|
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Photograph Gallery of Places of Interest on the Trail
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