In the heart of South Carolina lies an area of great biological diversity brimming with a rich historical and cultural legacy. It is full of magnificent scenic vistas and beauty beyond description. Home to South Carolina’s only national park, as well as some of the most significant events that occurred in the state’s rich history, this area is called the COWASEE Basin after the three rivers that hold it together – the Congaree, Wateree, and Upper Santee.
The purpose of this book is to introduce you to the such a special place.COWASEE Basin. We hope this introduction will lead to a greater appreciation for this wonderful and unique area that lies on our back door steps. We also hope the book will encourage you to visit some of the places mentioned and see first hand the historic, cultural, and biological treasures and scenic beauty that make the COWASEE Basin