First Day Hike - Sandhills Hiking Trail

At Sesquicentennial State Park

Start the New Year off right and join us at Sesquicentennial State Park for our First Day Hikes! Whether you're looking for a casual stroll on our half-mile nature trail or a more strenuous hike on our 2-mile Sandhills Trail, we have something for everyone! The guided nature walk is ideal for folks interested in learning more about the plants and animals that call Sesqui home. The 2-mile hike is focused on fitness while enjoying the sights and sounds of the forest in this unique sandhills ecosystem. Adults must accompany children 15 and under. For more information email or call (803) 788-2706.


  • January 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • January 1, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • January 1, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Meeting Place

    Park Office

    What to Bring

    Dress appropriately for being outdoors and wear comfortable shoes. Participants may also bring water, snacks, cameras and binoculars.

    Children in Nature Program


    Event Hours

    2-mile Hike: 10 - 11:30 AM, 1 - 2:30 PM, Half-mile Guided Nature Walk: 2 - 3:30 PM

    Registration Deadline

    No registration required

    Free Admission With Park Passport Plus



    Free with park admission ($5/adult, $3/children ages 6 to 15, 5 and under are free)


    $3.25/SC residents 65 and older