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There are plenty of natural areas, scenic rivers and beautiful trails for you to discover in and around Florence!

Coward

Coward

Your first stop traveling Highway 52 south from Florence is the quaint town of Coward (population 752) where you’ll find Lynches River ...
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Francis Marion Trail

Francis Marion Trail

Imagine Gen. Francis Marion and his men hiding out in the dense forests and swamps in the Pee Dee during ...
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Johnsonville

Johnsonville

If you’re a Revolutionary War buff and/or nature enthusiast, you’ll feel right at home in Johnsonville! On the first Saturday of ...
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Lynches River County Park

Lynches River County Park

Located on Lynches River, the 676-acre Lynches River County Park features a river swamp with towering cypress trees as well as sand ...
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Olanta

Olanta

Your trip to Florence isn’t complete without visiting Woods Bay State Natural Area - 1,500 acres of cypress-tupelo swamp in Olanta. Woods Bay ...
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Paddling Excursion - 2hr Indigo Landing Gathering

Paddling Excursion – 2hr Indigo Landing Gathering

The group gathers on Saturdays at Indigo Landing and transportation is provided to the departure point. This excursion leaves from ...
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Paddling Excursion - 2hr Lynches River County Park

Paddling Excursion – 2hr Lynches River County Park

Lynches River County Park to the Hwy 52 Landing. Enhance your Lynches Scenic River paddling trip by taking one of ...
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Paddling Excursion - 4hr Indigo Landing Gathering

Paddling Excursion – 4hr Indigo Landing Gathering

The group gathers on Saturdays at Indigo Landing and transportation is provided to the departure point. This excursion leaves from ...
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Paddling Excursion - Overnight near Johnsonville

Paddling Excursion – Overnight near Johnsonville

This excursion departs from Glenn’s Bluff with a stop at Venter’s Landing for lunch. The group will make their way to an ...
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Paddling Excursion - Overnight near Pamplico

Paddling Excursion – Overnight near Pamplico

River Rats Canoe and Kayak Rental provides overnight guided tours on weekends - one morning (or afternoon) to the next - which include ...
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Paddling Excursion - Persimmon's Bluff to Snow's Lake

Paddling Excursion – Persimmon’s Bluff to Snow’s Lake

This excursion leaves from Persimmon’s Bluff and takes out at Snow’s Lake. The group may stop for a snack and ...
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Paddling Excursion - Venters Landing to Snow's Lake

Paddling Excursion – Venters Landing to Snow’s Lake

This excursion leaves from Venters Landing and takes out at Snow’s Lake. The group may stop for a snack and break halfway ...
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Revolutionary Rivers

Revolutionary Rivers

The SC Revolutionary Rivers Trail is a National Recreation Trail following the scenic Lynches River from Lynches River County Park to the ...
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River Rats Canoe and Kayak Rental

River Rats Canoe and Kayak Rental

River Rats Canoe and Kayak Rental is ready to take you on a paddle down Lynches River! With more than 100 ...
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SC Button Museum

SC Button Museum

The Button Museum stands in honor of Dalton Stevens, who played songs on a button-covered guitar while wearing a button-covered ...
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Scranton

Scranton

Scranton may only have 932 residents, but it is THE place for lunch! Check out Schoolhouse BBQ for a Southern buffet with pulled ...
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Swamp Fox Adventures

Swamp Fox Adventures

Based out of Naturally Outdoors outfitters, Paul Shaw with Swamp Fox Adventures takes paddlers on various excursions. In addition to trips out on ...
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