Boardwalk Through Old-Growth Forest
Boardwalk Through Old-Growth Forest
Walk the elevated, 1.75-mile boardwalk at the Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest--the ancient trees, the wildlife, and the quiet flow of blackwater all await you.
Photo credit: Mark Musselman, Audubon South Carolina
Beidler Forest Boardwalk App
Beidler Forest Boardwalk App
This free app for iPhones or iPod Touches contains information and images for visitors to the Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest, which protects 1800 acres of old-growth, cypress-tupelo swamp
Photo credit: Mark Musselman, Audubon South Carolina
Wildlife
Wildlife
Fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities begin before you even reach the nature center.  Look for Painted Buntings in the fields leading to our driveway.  The parking area is an active bi
Photo credit: Mark Musselman, Audubon South Carolina
Audubon South Carolina Blog
Audubon South Carolina Blog
The blog provides vignettes regarding the wildlife, habitats and Audubon activities within South Carolina, especially as they relate to the centers at the Francis Beidler Forest and Silver Bluff.
Photo credit: Mark Musselman, Audubon South Carolina
Canoe in the Old-growth Swamp
Canoe in the Old-growth Swamp
Paddle the still blackwater under towering 1,000-year-old cypress trees as an Audubon naturalist leads you deep into the heart of the Francis Beidler Forest in Four Holes Swamp.
Photo credit: Mark Musselman, Audubon South Carolina
Nightwalks
Nightwalks
Paddle the still blackwater under towering 1,000-year-old cypress trees as an Audubon naturalist leads you deep into the heart of the Francis Beidler Forest in Four Holes Swamp.
Photo credit: Mark Musselman, Audubon South Carolina

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Audubon Center & Sanctuary at Francis Beidler Forest
336 Sanctuary Road
Harleyville, SC 29448
843-462-2150
843-462-2713
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Birds at Francis Beidler Forest

Birds reported within the boundaries of the Francis Beidler Forest.
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Education at Francis Beidler Forest

Our standards-based curriculum meets the requirements for any grade level.
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Exploration at Francis Beidler Forest

A standard visit to Beidler Forest will involve a self-guided tour of our boardwalk, but a wide...
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Virtual Tour of Francis Beidler Forest

Take a virtual tour along the boardwalk at the Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest using a...
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Summer Camp

The Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest offers a choice of three week-long summer day-camp...
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