Register for guided, open-air tram tour at Lee State Park on Saturday to see wildlife


BISHOPVILLE - Hop aboard our whisper-quiet, open-air tour vehicle and explore the park along the historic Loop Road at Lee State Park. Visitors will see historic points of interest while keeping an eye out and ears open for park wildlife like white-tailed deer, many species of birds and turtles out and about in the park.

Park Ranger Laura will guide the tram tour this Saturday, April 29. The tour will leave the Education Center parking lot at 10 a.m. Registration is required, and cost is $10 per person. To reserve a seat on this tour or another scheduled future tour, visit

Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and also for riding on a 15mph open-air tram. Bring water and bug repellent. Optional to bring are binoculars, camera, sunglasses and hat. If you have questions, contact the park office at (803) 428-5307.

Lee State Park covers 2,839 acres of wetlands, sand hills and mixed pine-hardwood forests along the Lynches River in Lee County, four miles east of Bishopville. The park also features camping, hiking, picnicking, equestrian facilities and a boardwalk into the wetlands. For more information, go to