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Forest Preserve

Our natural treasure is the largest tract of undeveloped land on Hilton Head Island

Covering more than 600 acres, The Sea Pines Forest Preserve is our natural treasure and is the largest tract of undeveloped land on Hilton Head Island.

OPEN 8AM - 7PM
(843) 671-1343
LAWTON CANAL RD
HILTON HEAD ISLAND SC

Hiking, fishing, picnicking and wildlife viewing opportunities are just a few of the popular activities that can found in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

The Warner W. Plahs Wildflower Field is a must-see in spring. Also be sure to visit the 4,000-year-old Indian Shell Ring, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and enjoy a scenic ride down the rice dike. Bicycles are not permitted on the nature trails, so please park your bicycles at the locations provided.

Fish Island, located in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve off of Fish Island Trail, sits between the Warner W. Plahs Wildflower Field and Lake Joe. This location boasts a covered pavilion, picnic tables, grills as well as running water and port-a-john restrooms.

Rent Fish Island Pavilion
Fish Island Pavilion is available for rent. See below for the fee schedule:
-$50 For Sea Pines Property Owners
-$100 For Non Sea Pines Property Owners

If you are interested in renting the Fish Island pavilion for your next event or function please contact CSA at 843.671.7812. Rentals are based on a first come, first served basis.

Trail maps are available at the entrance to the Forest Preserve (located on Greenwood Drive in Sea Pines, 1 mile from the front gate on the left.) Horse Back Trail rides can be booked by contacting Lawton Stables at 843.671.2586. Boat tours can be booked through the Sea Pines Resort 843.671.1343.

Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation
The Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the major responsibility of ownership, maintenance, and enhancement of the Wildlife Habitat Zone.

Make a Donation to the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation
Your support allows us to fulfill our mission and ensures this valuable and unique Sea Pines asset is given the care it deserves. Contributions are tax-deductible and can be made here below or mailed to:

Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation
175 Greenwood Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

For Sea Pines Property Owners
Property owners may store a non-powered boat for use in the lakes of the Forest Preserve. Only boats with decals are permitted to be stored in the Forest Preserve. Registration decals may be obtained at CSA Administration Building located at 175 Greenwood Drive Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. For additional information call 843.671.1343.