Wander The Outdoors In Union County
For the outdoor enthusiast, Union County offers considerable resources for hunting, boating, fishing, camping, or simply relaxing in the great outdoors. Nearly 62,000 acres of the County have been reserved as part of the Sumter National Forest, which is nationally known for its abundance of deer and wild turkey. Thousands of hunters converge on Union County each year to take part in some of the best hunting in the country.
The scenic Broad River flows through Union County and the Upstate of South Carolina, not only providing electricity, but serving as a recreation source for those who enjoy canoe trips, sliding past pine forests and getting an opportunity to enjoy nature up-close. A 24-mile stretch along the Tyger River in Union County is designated as the Tyger River Float Trip and a 30-mile stretch along the Enoree River provides another enjoyable boating excursion for those who love the water and nature. The Palmetto Trail, a hiking and camping path which stretches from the mountains to the Atlantic coast will cross a 25-mile length of Union County when completed. Fishermen enjoy the county’s five lakes where they fish for bream, bass, and catfish. In addition to lake access, the Broad, Tyger, Pacolet, and Enoree rivers offer fishing access as well.
For more information on Union County, South Carolina outdoor experiences, click on any of the links below…