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One-of-a-kind Outdoor Attractions

Santee is a nature lover’s paradise. Our exceptional lakes and parks provide outdoor enthusiasts with a long list of experiences to enjoy. Load up the bikes, boats and canoes. This is the place for adventure!

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Trails & Adventure

We are proud to be home to many miles of trails, parks and lakes where you can hike or canoe while discovering Santee’s wonders of nature.

Fishing & Hunting

Explore our lakes and wildlife refuge for a fishing or hunting trip. You’ll have the chance to admire a variety of animals.


Dive into the fascinating history of our area. Visit these two landmark sites, which are rich in knowledge and culture.

Santee Water

The Santee Water Park (YMCA) features a zero-entry pool with fountains and spray jets for kids to run through. It also has an enormous twisting water slide, a huge swimming pool and a snack bar (cash only).

child splashing into pool from water slide
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Plan Your Next
Gathering or Event

At Santee, not only can you participate in activities and enjoy local attractions, you can also host your own events. Whether it's a business retreat, meeting, banquet, family event, wedding or picnic, Santee's Conference Center has many venue options available to make your event just as you imagined it. Enjoy some good southern hospitality and contact us for more information.

Santee Golf Guide

Request a Golf Guide

Visit golf's little big town— the ideal destination for your next golf getaway! Request a Golf Guide today for all the insider information on the iconic courses and packages of South Carolina's best-kept secret.

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