Journey from the past to the present and heritage to habitat at the Ravenel Caw Caw Interpretive Center. Rich in natural, cultural and historical resources, Caw Caw was once part of several rice plantations and home to enslaved Africans who applied their technology and skills in agriculture to carve the series of rice fields out of cypress swamps. Caw Caw Interpretive Center is managed as a low-impact wildlife preserve. Pets and bicycles are not permitted.
Over 6 miles of trails with trail-side exhibits
Elevated boardwalks through wetlands
Environmental and social studies education programs from preschool through college level
Interpretive exhibits, displays, and programs
Former 18th and 19th century rice fields and one of the important sites of the Stono Rebellion
Thousands of naturalized tea plants from a 20th century tea farm
Noted for its rich bird life, Caw Caw is a birding hotspot for coastal South Carolina.
Areas managed for wildlife including waterfowl, songbirds, otters, deer, and more
Favored habitats for rare wildlife: American Alligators, Swallow-tailed Kites, Bald Eagles, and others
Environmental Educator or Interpreter-led educational group rates are available with reservations Monday through Sunday or self-led educational group rates available with reservations Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, call 843-762-8015.
Park fees, hours, and operating schedules are subject to change without notice. Please lock your vehicle and remove valuables from view. CCPRC is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property.