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The Native American Cherokees came through this area in their conquest of the Piedmont tribes. These high plateaus and mountains were their last strongholds in the state before they moved out in 1792 after signing a treaty. The area has many scenic state parks, hiking trails, campsites and recreation areas. Located in western Oconee County.

Location: 4931 Broad River Rd, Columbia South Carolina 29212 Telephone 803-561-4000

(Columbia) Sumter National Forest

07/15 Coming to The Columbia area
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Spoleto Festival Charleston SC May24-June9 Spoleto Festival has firmly established itself as one of the world’s major arts festivals and as one of the most significant arts organizations in the Southeast.
Impulse Music and Arts Festival Union Point GA June6-9 Impulse Festival will be 3 days of camping in the woods (fires allowed!), massive art installations,the loudest possible sound system and the most amazing light show! All ages are welcome to attend.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.