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2:03 am on Monday October 15, 2012

18th Century canoe uncovered in Beaufort County

A canoe that is believed to date back to the 1700s was recently removed from the mucky shores of Turtle Island not far from Daufuskie Island. The artifact was found mostly intact but has since split into three large shards.
9:25 am on Sunday October 16, 2011

Get kayaking and canoeing: Paddlefest returns to Hunting Island

Flickr user For all you paddlers out there and general nature lovers, here's one to add to your calendar: Higher Ground is hosting its ninth annual Paddlefest out at Hunting Island on Saturday, November 5, at noon. The recreational...
6:20 am on Monday July 18, 2011

Kayakers, prepare for a more kayak-friendly Charleston

Image by Flickr user buck82In a revamp of the Murray Landing, located on the south end of the S.C. Highway 7 bridge, the Charleston Parks Department plans to construct a kayak and canoe launch on the Ashley River. Currently, the landing at the...
5:03 am on Friday November 5, 2010

Beaufort shop hosts Paddle Fest out at Hunting Island

Flickr user mikett We got this late add to our calendar for all you paddlers out there. Higher Ground is hosting its annual Paddle Fest out at Hunting Island this weekend. It looks like online registration for the event, which includes kayak and and...
4:00 am on Tuesday January 5, 2010

Authorities continue search for missing S.C. camper (update: body found)

Image by Flickr user awrose Update January 5: The Post and Courier reports that the body of 51-year-old Timothy Thornhill of Sumter late Monday afternoon in four feet of water as they made their final passes of the day. First reporting: A 51-year-...
11:00 am on Monday January 4, 2010

Authorities continue search for missing S.C. camper

Image by Flickr user awroseA 51-year-old South Carolina man was reported missing over the weekend when he and his dog failed to return from a canoe camping trip. Timothy Thornhill of Sumter left Friday night with his dog to go camping in...
5:57 am on Tuesday May 19, 2009

Come for kayaking and music at the Edisto Riverfest

Image by Flickr user anoldentImage by 20090513-Edisto.jpg Experience guided tours on the Edisto River June 13-14 at the Edisto RiverfestThe 22nd annual Edisto Riverfest is coming to Colleton State Park on the weekend of June 13th and 14th. Get ready...
4:49 pm on Tuesday March 31, 2009

East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival coming to James Island County Park

Image by 20090331-kayak.jpgCome out to the East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival April 17-19 at James Island County Park. The festival will include lectures, on-water classes, and demonstrations directed to the novice and the experienced paddler....