THINGS TO DO IN SANTEE

Santee National Wildlife Refuge

Santee National Wildlife Refuge

The Santee National Wildlife Refuge (created in 1941) is located on the north shore of Lake Marion. It is a major wintering area for ducks and geese, as well as a nesting and stopover area for neo-tropical migratory birds, raptors, shore birds, and wading birds. Endangered/threatened species on the Refuge include the American alligator and the wood stork. Numerous other species of wildlife are indigenous to this area. Public use opportunities at the refuge include a Visitor Center with educational exhibits, walking trails, an auto tour route, wildlife observation and photography, hunting, and fishing.

Telephone: 803-478-2217
Website: www.fws.gov/santee

Santee National Wildlife Refuge