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HOURS

Ground Hours: Apr. - Oct. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., daily. Nov. - Mar. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Mansion Hours: Guided tours only, F, M and Tu noon and 2 p.m. Sa-Su 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

OFFICE

11 a.m. to noon, daily

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ADMISSION

Grounds are free.

House admission: $7.50/adult; $3.75/S.C. Senior; $3.50/youth age 6-15; Free for children 5 & younger.

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PETS

Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet. Owners will be asked to remove noisy or dangerous pets or pets that threaten or harass wildlife.

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BY THE NUMBERS

2 Trails: One to explore Hampton’s history and the other its natural beauty.

3 endangered species; the red-cockaded woodpecker, the swallow-kite, and endangered bats

2 cemeteries:  the historic African American Cemetery and the Rutledge Family gravesite

4 acres of “Wild Gardens”

12 rooms to explore during a tour of Hampton Plantation’s Mansion

220+ year old Washington Oak Tree, saved by the first president.

274 acres of land: enriched by natural beauty and centuries of history

300+ the number of articles, books, and stories written by Archibald Rutledge during his life

Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

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Trails

Hampton Plantation Nature Trail

Length: 2.0 mile loop

Type: Hiking Trail

Difficulty: Easy

Description:  This easy, two-mile loop trail begins in the parking area and circles an abandoned rice field directly behind the Hampton Plantation Mansion. You will have an opportunity to explore the rich natural diversity and history of the lowcountry as you pass beneath ancient Magnolia trees that border the trail. Plaques along the way also offer historically significant information as well as information on local plants and animals.