This 1,460-acre nature preserve on Mountain Island Lake offers an Interpretive Center, full-service Equestrian Center, 18 miles of hiking and horseback riding, Segway adventure tours, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and picnicking. Visitors can stop and observe nature in action at the National Wildlife Federation-certified Backyard Habitat Garden, which includes bird feeding stations, butterfly gardens, garden pond, and demonstration compost area. The preserve is also home to the Carolina Raptor Center, Historic Latta Plantation, and the Latta Nature Center.

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