Paddling South Carolina: A Guide to Palmetto State River Trails

Paddling South Carolina: A Guide to Palmetto State River Trails

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Overview

The authors have surveyed 27 South Carolina rivers and uncovered more than 1,200 miles of waterways suitable for canoeing and kayaking. Includes river accesses and maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878441617
Publisher: Sandlapper Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I
Introduction2
South Carolina Overview4
Geography and Climate4
Wildlife5
Mammals and Birds6
Snakes and Alligators8
Fish10
Outdoor Hazards and Nuisances11
Lightning and Thunderstorms11
Water Temperatures11
Hypothermia12
Sunburn and Sunstroke13
Biting and Stinging Insects13
Spiders, Scorpions, and Other Bugs14
Poison Ivy14
Burns, Broken Bones, and Impure Water14
Packing a Complete First-Aid Kit15
Planning a Canoe Trip16
What to Take Canoeing16
Food, Clothing, and Other Gear16
Travel Time17
South Carolina Road Signs18
Before Launching19
Float Plan19
Legal Rights of Canoeists19
River Ethics19
Boating Regulations20
Canoe and Kayak Care20
International Scale of River Difficulty21
How to Use River Information23
River Descriptions23
River Data Lists23
Part II
Lowcountry Rivers27
Ashepoo28
Map69
Ashley30
Map70
Edisto32
North Fork33
Map71
South Fork36
Map72
Main Stem38
Map73
Four Holes Swamp41
Map74
Little Pee Dee43
Map75
Lumber48
Map76
Lynches49
Map77
Okatie-Colleton52
Map78
Pocotaligo-Black54
Map79
Salkehatchie-Combahee58
Map81
Santee61
Map82
Waccamaw64
Map83
Wambaw Creek66
Map84
Piedmont and Midlands Rivers85
Broad86
Map116
Catawba89
Map117
Congaree92
Map118
Congaree Swamp94
Map119
Enoree97
Map120
Saluda, Upper101
Map121
Saluda, Lower103
Map122
Turkey-Stevens Creeks106
Map124
Tyger109
Map125
Wateree113
Map126
Mountain Rivers127
Chattooga128
Maps139
Chauga136
Map143
Other Major Rivers144
Broad (Lower)144
Cooper144
Coosawhatchie-Broad145
Great Pee Dee146
Savannah147
Waccamaw (Lower)148
Part III
Appendix AOffices, Flood Stages, Guides150
Appendix BOutfitters155
Appendix CBibliography157
Index158
About the Authors160

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