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      In the High Hills of Santee, where the South Carolina Sandhills of the Midlands region meet the coastal plain region, you’ll find Poinsett State Park. Called the "mountains of the midlands," this mixed ecosystem yields a high degree of biodiversity and some of the most unique natural sightings in the park system, especially along the Palmetto trail which winds through the Manchester State Forest.

      The High Hills of Santee are dotted with the hiking and biking trails that wind through the park–some of which connect to the Palmetto Trail that leads hikers through the Manchester State Forest. Poinsett’s 10-acre lake makes for a serene setting, and can be used for fishing and johnboat rentals. The park also offers campsites, a fishing pond, a coquina bathhouse built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, pre-revolutionary grist mill ruins and rustic cabins.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Follow Park Road (off of SC 261) to the parking lot.
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      Stats

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      Trails
      21
      Total Distance
      4.1 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2.0 miles
      Total Descent
      598 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      265 ft
      Total Vertical
      96 ft
      Reports
      37
      Photos
      46
      Ridden Counter
      79

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