The cool, tea-colored waters at first appear similar to other lakes in the area, but Lake Waccamaw is one of the most unique bodies of water in the world. You will find here species of animals found nowhere else on the planet, rare plants and endangered animals.

At Lake Waccamaw, you can view one of the greatest geological mysteries of the eastern United States: the phenomenon of Carolina bays. Limestone bluffs along the north shore neutralize Lake Waccamaw's water, making the lake different from any other Carolina bay. Nearby, you can catch a glimpse of a botanical wonder: the Green Swamp.

The adventuresome camper will find plenty to enjoy at the primitive camping areas nestled beneath the trees. Visit our website for camping specifics. Please call the toll-free number for reservations.


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