Hiking is the preferred term for taking long, vigorous walks on footpaths or trails through the countryside. Thomas West, an English clergyman, popularized the idea of walking for pleasure in his 1778 guide to the Lake District in the United Kingdom (UK).

When you visit Summerton, Santee, and nearby Lake Marion, you will find many trails to hike throughout the various federal and state parks, swamps, and wildlife refuge areas around the lake.Check out the following hiking trails:

Selected Information Sources

Santee National Wildlife Refuge Map of Hiking Trails

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