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TRAVEL ADVISORY

Please be aware: Federal regulations require that any time a horse crosses state lines, a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (aka Health Certificate) is required. This can be either a 30 day certificate or an Extended Equine Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (EECVI), which has a duration of six months.


Loop Road is open to all traffic, including vehicles.

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HOURS

Day use area, trails and Loop Road open 9 a.m. to sunset, daily.

OFFICE

11 a.m.- noon, Su-Th
11 a.m.-5 p.m., F-Sa.

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ADMISSION

Free admission

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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.

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Lee State Park

Midlands

Trails

Learn more about all the trails at Lee State Park. 

FLOODPLAIN TRAIL

Length: 5.0 miles 

Type: Hiking Trail

Difficulty: Moderate Description: From the parking area at the office, walk down the sidewalk toward the boardwalk.  At the entrance of the boardwalk, the Floodplain Trail splits to the left and right.  Go left and walk around the fish rearing ponds, visit 2 artesian wells and join with the Blue and Orange Equestrian Trail to walk along the wetland edge, crossing the entrance road and ending at a peaceful picnic spot in the woods. 

Go right at the boardwalk and follow the wetland edge all the way to the primitive youth group camping area.  Along the way, you will see CCC burrow pits, ephemeral streams, and a fairy house or two. As you follow the trail through the woods and taller grass, watch for turtles, snakes, and other wildlife.

SANDHILLS TRAIL

Length: 0.5 miles

Type: Hiking Trail 

Difficulty: Easy  

Description: Turn right at the stop sign and park at the first campground. Walk back to the dirt road; the trailhead is on the left, approximately 700 feet past the camping area. You will follow a footpath through an oak and pine wooded sandhill habitat. At the end of the trail you will come to Loop Road. You can return the way you came, or return on Loop Road.

 

ORANGE SPUR TRAIL

Length: 0.2 miles

Type: Hiking Trail

Difficulty: Easy  

Description: Off the Floodplain Trail, this is a short half circle trail created as a Scout Eagle Project.  It supports more than a few Eastern bluebird nest boxes, also an Eagle Scout Project.

 

WETLAND BOARDWALK

Length: 0.2 miles 

Type: Hiking Trail 

Difficulty: Easy 

Description: Built in 2006, this 800-ft. out and back boardwalk takes you out into the Lynches River floodplain. It is built low to the ground, negating the need for railings.  This allows all visitors to unimpeded habitat views.  Benches at the end let visitors sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wetlands.

 

LOOP ROAD

Length: 5.0 miles Type: Multi-use Trail Difficulty: Easy  Description: The CCC built dirt road takes you through the sandhills and wetlands habitats and along the Lynches River.  Destinations along the Loop Road include the artesian well and elevated outhouse at Mulberry Island and the artesian well and fishing dock at the primitive youth group camping area. It is wide and flat and can accommodate walkers, hikers, bikers, equestrians and vehicles. Vehicles yield to all other trail users.  Everyone yields to equestrians. The section along the river will be closed if the river is at flood stage


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