Edisto Island National Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywaySouth Carolina

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  • Bailey's Store

    The white paneling of Bailey's Store stands behind brilliant red flowers.

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  • Dawhoo Landing on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

    The bridge at Dawhoo Landing crawls across the crystal water and fresh green grass. Below the bridge, a public boat landing allows access to the water as well as closeup views of pelicans and boats. The traveler can also go crabbing, fishing or have a picnic.

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  • Edisto State Park Interpretive Center

    Visitors learn about the Edisto State Park from a park ranger at the Edisto Beach State Park Interpretive Center, which has talks, activities and outings that introduce visitors to the internationally-known ACE Basin. Visitors can learn about this fragile ecosystem through hands-on exhibits, touch tanks containing live sea creatures, and nature walks.

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  • Historic Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island

    The austere Historic Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island, on the National Register of Historic Places, stands tall and proud over the landscape, a landmark for all visitors.

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  • King's Farm Market

    A man smiles as he picks out fresh tomatoes from the King's Market.

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  • Marsh View to Botany Bay and Allen AME Church

    Miles of pristine spartina marshes greet visitors of the Edisto Island Scenic Byway/SC 174. Moss-covered trees create a mysterious effect on the landscape.

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  • Old First Baptist Church

    The Old First Baptist Church, the second of Edisto's churches on the National Register of Historic Places, is the oldest church building still in use on the island. Expanded after the conclusion of the Civil War, the rear part the building dates to 1818.

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  • Quiet Morning at Edisto Beach

    The Edisto Island National Scenic Byway ends at the Atlantic Ocean and the main entrance to Edisto Beach State Park. No visit is complete without walking on the sand picking up shells, fossils, and sharks teeth…or simply sitting quietly as the sun turns the waves into a sea of diamonds.

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  • Russell Creek View to Historic Windsor House

    The Historic Windsor House, a white-columned plantation house built in 1858, looms over Russell Creek.

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  • Sunrise from the Crest of McKinley Washington, Jr., Bridge

    The sun rises casting orange, red, and pink light across the Intracoastal Waterway along the Edisto Island National Scenic Byway.

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  • Sweetgrass Baskets - A Gullah Tradition

    The Gullah heritage remains today in the skilled hands of the sweetgrass basket weavers who create intricate designs using local plant materials.

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  • The Live Oak Canopy on Edisto Island

    A moss-draped canopy of oak trees covers a road, leaving exotic patterns.

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  • Trinity Episcopal Church

    The youngest and the smallest of the three Edisto churches on the National Register of Historic Places, the Trinity Episcopal Church bathes in sunlight with a backdrop of blue sky and cotton-like clouds.

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  • View of Jeremy Cay from the Bike Path

    A couple explores some of the many bike trails in the area, catching a glimpse of the wading birds that frequent these marshes.

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  • Edisto Island Museum

    The white facade of the Edisto Island Museum invites visitors to enter and explore the artifacts and remnants of history in the museum.

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