If you are looking for an opportunity to get back to nature in a big way, then just outside Southeast Columbia, SC is a beautiful spot that might just me calling your name. Surrounded by tracts of protected land like Manchester State Forest, Poinsett State Park is a wonderful, quiet place to get out of the city and recharge.
There is a wonderful 10 acre pond where you can fish, boat, and swim during certain parts of the year. If you prefer to stay on dry ground, you can always try out one of the trails available to visitors, some of which connect to the Palmetto Trail itself. Wilderness waits for you to explore it while wildlife waits to be discovered in this remote year round state Park.
Poinsett State Park is located at 6660 Poinsett Park Road Wedgefield, SC 29168.
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